Content Governance News | September 25, 2020

News and Perspectives on Content Governance

Ransomware is Evolving, But the Key to Preventing Attacks Remains the Same – ZDNet: Ransomware attacks are getting more aggressive according to a senior figure at Europe’s law enforcement agency, but there are simple steps which organizations can follow to protect themselves – and their employees – from falling victim to attacks.

The Ransomware Crisis is Getting Worse. We Need To Make Changes – ZDNet: Ransomware continues to create painful…disruptions. The UK’s cybersecurity agency has just warned that ransomware groups are launching ‘reprehensible’ attacks against universities as the new academic year starts. On a daily basis, companies large and small are finding their business disrupted when they can least afford to have computer systems failing.

Ransomware: What COVID-19 Means for Upgrading Your Defenses – Last year ransomware targeted healthcare more than any other industry, accounting for 29% of total ransomware attacks, according to Beazley’s 2020 Breach Briefing report. Recent events suggest that attacks are up as the COVID-19 virus spreads, with criminals working on the theory that an organization desperate to unlock its data is now more likely to pay.

NIST Provides Guide to Avoid, Recover From Ransomware Attacks – HelpNetSecurity: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published a cybersecurity practice guide enterprises can use to recover from data integrity attacks, i.e., destructive malware and ransomware attacks, malicious insider activity or simply mistakes by employees that have resulted in the modification or destruction of company data (emails, employee records, financial records, and customer data).

New From Egnyte

Egnyte Data Governance Trends Report: The inaugural Data Governance Trends Report is based on survey results from 400 CIOs and IT leaders across industries, highlighting challenge s associated with the data type most greatly affected by remote working scenarios: unstructured data.

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  • How data governance leaders have adapted to a world where data isn’t just more abundant, but also exponentially more distributed
  • The top data security threats associated with the new work-from-everywhere paradigms
  • The strategies companies have adopted (and plan to adopt) to keep up

Always-On Content Governance: Lessons from the Front Lines: This new ebook, “Lessons from the Front Lines” explains how four companies gained visibility of, and control over, their unstructured data assets.

Red Bull Energizes Global Compliance With Egnyte: With Egnyte, Red Bull can maintain data residency compliance, keep centralized control of users, files, and folders, as well as securely collaborate and share project files from anywhere and with any device wherever data is stored (on premises and in the cloud).

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Patrick Flanders

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