People Variable

The People Variable

What does data loss have in common with insider threats have in common with credential compromise? People are at the center of each problem. But there are two key perspectives to consider: the infosec view that understands the risks and technology behind these people-centric problems and the users trying to get their job done quickly and efficiently.

The People Variable: A Discussion of Social Media Behavior

People spend over 3.5 hours on their mobile phone every day, and 50% of that time is spent on social media. If you think your employees aren’t representing your company on social media platforms, you’re just plain wrong.
Dec 15, 2020

The People Variable: Data Doesn’t Lose Itself

Data doesn’t lose itself. A person loses the data. What, exactly, do we mean when we talk about people-centric security?
Dec 9, 2020

The People Variable: What on Earth Is the Cloud?

Cloud account takeover activity has skyrocketed in 2020. When the security perimeter of your org is your people, how they access the cloud matters. In this episode of our People Variable series, we spoke with Itir Clarke, Sr. Product Marketing Manager at Proofpoint, about risks people pose in the cloud.
Dec 2, 2020

The People Variable: Inside the Insider Threat Problem

Nobody wants to view employees as insider threats. Yet in the last 2 years, there have been about 40% more insider threat incidents - almost 1 in 3 breaches involves insider threats.
Nov 11, 2020

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