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SaaS
Varonis strengthens security capabilities for AWS and S3
Varonis has strengthened and expanded its cloud and security capabilities, with a critical aim of improving safety and boosting data visibility in Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3).
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Malware
What we can learn from the leaked Conti ransomware group chats
In February, Russia-based ransomware group Conti declared it would fully support the Russian Government during its invasion of Ukraine.
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Compliance
Varonis launches response to Salesforce security gaps
"This new release gives customers critical visibility and protection. Varonis' platform approach helps companies unify their cloud security controls."
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SaaS
Ransomware as a service explained: What is RaaS
Ransomware as a service is a major threat to all cybersecurity data and systems. Similar to software as a service, RaaS provides easy subscription-based access to ransomware to those with little-to-no programming expertise.
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Cloud
Varonis names Intalock APAC Partner of the Year 2021
Intalock’s understanding of data security coupled with Varonis' data security and analytics technology presents a formidable combination. 
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Malware
Ransomware 2021 - the year and trends in review
2021 saw threat actors turn the dial up on ransomware, with several high-profile attacks against major corporations and critical infrastructure.
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Microsoft
Varonis unveils new features to slash data exposure in Microsoft 365
"Organisations of all sizes are embracing Microsoft 365 to boost teamwork and communication—but all too often, data protection takes a backseat to collaboration, leaving data unsecured and at risk."
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Ransomware
Coping with increasing cybersecurity challenges (from the good side and the bad!)
Let’s spare a thought for cybersecurity professionals as we look into our crystal ball to see what 2022 holds. They’ll be under increasing pressure from the ‘bad guys’ and the ‘good guys’ as well.
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Multi-factor authentication / MFA
Varonis has discovered new threat bypassing multi-factor authentication in Box
A method to bypass multifactor authentication for Box accounts that use authenticator apps such as Google Authenticator has been discovered by Varonis.
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Data Protection
Flipping the traditional security model on its head: taking a data-first approach to cybersecurity
As organisations become more data-driven, they store more data in on-prem and cloud stores that employees can access from anywhere with phones, tablets and laptops.
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Varonis
Manufacturing firms leave millions of files exposed - Varonis report
“On average, every employee has access to over 6 million files — nearly one out of every five files — on their first day on the job."
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IT management
11 things IT should be doing (but isn’t)
By following these 11 easy steps, IT can streamline and improve data management and protection processes while reducing risk.
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Cloud
New data classification cloud launched for Box and Google Drive
"Organisations can find exposed sensitive data on additional cloud apps and services to limit their blast radius from ransomware attacks and data breaches."
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Cloud
Salesforce misconfiguration exposes sensitive data, warns Varonis
"At a minimum, a malicious actor could exploit this misconfiguration to perform recon for a spear-phishing campaign."
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Cloud
SaaS and IaaS environments fragmented as cloud privileges are misconfigured
"Unless you’re keeping a close watch on identities, behaviour, and privileges across each and every SaaS and IaaS you rely on, you’re a sitting duck."
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Managed security services
Varonis appoints Intalock as exclusive delivery partner in A/NZ
After partnering with Varonis for the last three years, Intalock is now the first Varonis Certified Delivery Partner in A/NZ.
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Business Continuity
Varonis launches security solution for cloud and SaaS applications
According to Varonis, it is becoming more complex to secure sensitive data against cyber attacks and accidental exposure.
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Cybersecurity
Financial firms exposing data through mismanaged access controls - Varonis
Almost two-thirds of the analysed firms leave more than 1000 sensitive files open for every employee to access.
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Remote Working
Five tips to get security-ready for the future of remote work
Here are five suggestions to shore up your cybersecurity defences in our new remote work age.
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GDPR
Varonis updates data security offering
Version 7.0 of the Varonis Data Security Platform features new cloud and threat detection and response capabilities.
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GDPR
Expert comment: Google fined US$57mil for GDPR breaches
The committee examining the breaches found two types of breaches of the GDPR.
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Sophos
Ticketmaster breached: here’s what seven security experts had to say
Ticketmaster has suffered a breach that affects 5% of its global customer base, here's what the experts had to say on the incident.