6 Cyber Secrets Setting You Up for Betrayal

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Clearly you can see from these six cyber secrets that the internal and external risks are significant to an organization's IT security posture – and they're mounting. What's worse, betrayal – in the form of a data breach, for example – can include ruined reputations, revenue and customer loss, damaged intellectual property, litigation and the list goes on.

Communication is the key as it is in any healthy relationship. IT and security pros must clearly communicate these risks outside of the IT department in a way that resonates with upper management and achieves top-down buy-in for proper defenses against advanced threats — especially as data moves into the cloud and across other devices.

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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