Where EDR Solutions Fall Short

ThinAir has been an exhibitor and sponsor at a number of industry events lately, including Black Hat USA, Techno Security 2017 and Gartner’s 2017 Security & Risk Management Summit. We’ve had opportunities to meet with hundreds of CISOs and other IT security pros to demonstrate how the ThinAir platform provides real-time, continuous monitoring of information …

A Positive Cybersecurity Diagnosis for the Healthcare Industry

Usually when you see the words “cybersecurity” and “healthcare” in the same news report, the news isn’t good. Research shows the number of data breaches worldwide is on the rise, and healthcare providers and payers are frequent targets. However, the results of a Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) survey presents good news: More …

Black Hat Day 2: ThinAir Named a “Hot New Security Product”

Black Hat Day 2: ThinAir Named a “Hot New Security Product” Another year, another Black Hat USA conference is in the books. It was two days of fascinating presentations, and over a thousand meetings at our booth providing demos of the ThinAir insider threat solution. When you’re standing in the middle of the noisy, crowded …

ThinAir at Black Hat USA – Don’t Underestimate the Insider Threat!

If there’s one group of people who can dampen the massive 24-hour party that is Las Vegas, it may be the attendees at this month’s Black Hat USA conference. Black Hat released the findings of its annual survey of attendees, and the resulting report warns that, “the survey results offer a dark picture of tomorrow’s cyber defenses.” …

The FTC Has No Specific Data Security Requirements (But That May Change…)

LabMD, Inc. v. FTC. At first glance, this looks like a typical example of a company challenging a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) decision that didn’t go its way. But this federal appeals court case may carry significant implications to your organization’s approach to information security. Hard to Believe, But… Here’s the backstory: The FTC in …

Is UEBA a One-Hit Wonder?

We’ve devoted recent posts to how the security industry is evolving to combat insider and external threats, and how ThinAir complements your investments in technologies such as DLP. Now we want to examine the benefits and limitations of User and Entity Behaviour Analytics (UEBA) solutions, and I can’t help but think of the movie “That Thing You Do!” …

Techno Security 2017 Key Takeaway: Go on the Offensive!

Even though we can hold video conference calls and host webinars from our computers and mobile devices, there’s still something incredibly valuable about the old fashioned in-person meeting. I was reminded of that while attending the recent Techno Security & Digital Forensics Conference. We’ve all read so much about the rise of the insider threat. In …

Has Exposing 200 Million Records Become the New Norm?

What is your first reaction after reading this BBC News headline: “Personal details of nearly 200 million US citizens exposed”? Do you feel shock, or something closer to “Ho-hum, another data breach”? It’s perfectly understandable if it’s the latter. After all, we’ve seen an unprecedented number of organizations worldwide suffer breaches as cyber thieves grow more sophisticated, …