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Are You at Risk? 5 Stories That Show the Devastating Consequences of Insider Threats

The vast majority of organizations (74%) feel vulnerable to insider threats, which is why it’s vital to understand the potential consequences and learn from the experiences of others. Only then can executives, IT and security staff, and employees throughout the organization come together to address the problem.

Christina Wang
6 min read
How to Prevent Google Groups Data Exposure

Audit, Update, and Enforce: How to Avoid This Preventable Google Groups Data Exposure

A simple misconfiguration in the Google Admin console made headlines recently by exposing personally identifiable information (PII) and sensitive messages to the internet. Here’s how you can audit, update, and enforce group settings automatically.

Christina Wang
5 min read
Orchestrated Offboarding - BetterCloud

5 Undeniable Benefits of Orchestrated Offboarding

Outside of IT, many employees don’t understand the ROI of orchestrating/automating offboarding. This list will help you explain the benefits to anyone.

Christina Wang
3 min read
Security Threats of Improper Offboarding

The Top 4 Threats Posed by Improper Offboarding (and How to Overcome Them)

Whether it’s an ex-employee stealing company data, compliance violations, excessive costs, or productivity loss, improper offboarding threatens organizations of all sizes and in all industries. Thankfully, IT experts have developed best practices over the years to identify and eliminate those threats before they occur.

Christina Wang
7 min read
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How First Round Capital Orchestrates Employee Offboarding for Immediate Data Security and Precision

BetterCloud, combined with Okta, helps VC firm First Round Capital orchestrate around 90% of the employee offboarding process. With more than $700mm under management, data simply cannot be publicly exposed and offboarding must happen almost immediately. Here’s how Ryan Donnon, IT and data manager at First Round Capital, ensures data security across multiple SaaS applications during offboarding in “thirty seconds.”

Christina Wang
4 min read
Modern Day Offboarding Complexity

3 Reasons Modern Day Offboarding is Getting More Complex

When was the last time you took an honest look at your offboarding process? With data sprawl out of control, an ever increasing number of SaaS applications, and a workforce that’s quick to move on to the next gig, offboarding has become an organizational nightmare.

Christina Wang
4 min read
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Notification vs. Remediation: Will the GDPR Transform Data Breach Response?

If you think the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) doesn’t affect you, think again. The regulation will impact operations for companies all around the world. However, it’s not all bad. There is a silver lining for IT.

Christina Wang
3 min read
BetterCloud Automated Policies

Stop Acting Recklessly. Why You Need a Policy-Driven Approach to Multi-SaaS Automation.

To manage a multi-SaaS environment, IT turns to what they know best: automation. But not all automation is created equal. With compliance and government regulations becoming a bigger issue each day, ad hoc scripts and end-user automation tools will no longer cut it.

Christina Wang
6 min read
DLP

The Cost of Complacency: Why You Need a Comprehensive Data Loss Prevention Strategy

The average data breach costs $4 million. That’s the cost of complacency. But it won’t happen to you, right?

Christina Wang
5 min read

How the Retail Industry Learned the Hard Way: Finding Success in the Battle Against Phishing Attacks

Target, Home Depot, and Tesco have all fallen prey to massive data breaches. What can we learn from these incidents? It all starts with changing your approach to security training. By focusing on behaviors instead of awareness, you can implement security training that’ll drastically reduce the chances of being the next data breach headline.

PhishLabs
9 min read