Every cybersecurity operation is like NORAD, the command post where the US Air Force “opens up one eager eye, focusing it on the sky…” as the German singer Nena put it in her 1980s classic “99 Red Balloons.” Instead of watching for 99 red balloons, we’re looking at alerts, an endless, massive flood of security alerts—more than 10,000 per day for most organizations.
Another day, another major data breach uncovered at a high-profile company. Deloitte has recently announced that malicious outsiders infiltrated their email database and gained access to everything it contained, including confidential emails, attachments, IP addresses, login information, and more.
The Equifax Data breach is one of the largest and most impactful data breaches over the last few years. The breach gave hackers access to over 143 million records.
Threats no longer originate just from your network perimeter – the majority of cyberattacks today are due to privilege escalation that occurs inside the heart of your systems where your precious data lives.