6 Cyber Secrets Setting You Up for Betrayal

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Shadow IT and Shadow Data

Keeping secrets spells trouble. Keeping cloud app usage a secret from IT can be devastating to the organization's security posture. According to the recent Shadow Data Report from the Blue Coat Elastica Cloud Threat Labs, organizations are unaware that 26 percent of documents stored in cloud apps are broadly shared – meaning any employee can access them - and in some cases are discoverable in a Google search.

Valentine's Day is near. And while love is grand, the fact is that human nature can sometimes cause heartbreak. Research shows that one in five people are keeping a major secret — such as infidelity or money troubles — from their spouse. Deceit can be a deal breaker.

IT and security professionals know all too well the difficulties of dealing with a world of deception not only caused by cyber criminals and their increasingly sophisticated and determined tactics, but also by privileged insiders.

Courtesy of Blue Coat, here are six cyber secrets to be aware of that can set organizations up for betrayal and heartbreak.


Related Topics : Unisys, Stimulus Package, Security Breaches, Symantec, Electronic Surveillance

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