One of the biggest weaknesses in any organization’s cybersecurity strategy is human error. Social engineering attacks take advantage of this vulnerability by conning unsuspecting people into compromising security and giving out sensitive information. Social engineers use various psychological hacks to trick you into trusting them or create a false sense [...]
Lean information security is a method of taking an older concept and applying it to new challenges in an organization. Data is a big part of it. Today, it represents one of a company's most significant assets—and its largest liability. Overall, data breaches cost companies $1.3 billion in 2019. That [...]
If your organization collects or manages data, the security and privacy of that data must be one of your top priorities. The handling of sensitive data like identities, finances, or health records requires special attention to stay compliant with privacy regulations and to protect that data from malicious actors. In [...]
Advanced persistent threats, or APTs, are groups of people—cybercrime organizations, activist groups, or political organizations—who carry out sophisticated, long-term security breaches. Their very nature makes them difficult to track, and organizations targeted by advanced persistent threats often never find out who exactly is behind them. Traditional security tools like antivirus [...]
No matter how large or small your organization is, the security of your data must be one of your top priorities. While regulations like HIPAA, GDPR, and CCPA provide basic privacy compliance standards for storing, accessing, and transferring information, data security overall is a broader issue that you’ll need to [...]
A cyber security culture stems from how an organization communicates the need for security and the technology they provide to enable it. It all starts with awareness, in that employees need to know and understand the rules. Unfortunately, that's where a lot of organizations fail. They may have protocols laid [...]
The first thing to know about cloud native Kubernetes is that it's not a plug-and-play option. Kubernetes doesn't provide any security benefit by default. It has a lot of supportive features, but that's never the primary focus. Where the program really shines is in its policy enforcement, which is essential [...]
One of the biggest challenges facing companies today is managing data. The sheer amount of data we’re responsible for in this day and age is staggering, and keeping that data private and secure is a constant battle when our business is increasingly being conducted online. To make things even more [...]
Moving from traditional or on-premise hosting to a cloud native environment is quite a transition—and it's one that many are considering right now. While most companies have migrated to the cloud in some form or another, nearly one-third of organizations have not adopted any cloud native infrastructure. Those who are [...]
The agile methodology was created to help software development teams work faster and adapt to the constant requirement changes that occur over the life of a development project, but it can also be used to help organizations optimize their cloud migrations. Organizations face many challenges when it comes to migrating [...]
In today’s market, you need a data security partner as committed to your client’s safety as you are. At New Context our experts can build and maintain a holistic data platform custom-tailored to your needs—so you can focus on your customers, not their data.
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