Alongside the sad and vast expense of legitimate claims, it is an unfortunate fact that in times of economic hardship, people have a history of taking any opportunity to exploit financial institutions for ill-gotten gain.
An emerging technology, Vvendor Privileged Access Management (VPAM) can provide both operational efficiencies and increased security in your projected ROI analysis. And that is a rare combination in InfoSec these days.
Adopting the policies in NIST 800-171 brings multiple security-related benefits, including best practices for data access policies, reduced risk of data breaches and insider threats, and a scalable approach to protecting sensitive data.
Your best bet to avoiding the potentially exorbitant costs of a vendor hack is to not have one in the first place. A solid vendor risk management program, backed up by technology, policies, and procedures is the best protection. Good review and audit processes can catch any vendor-related problems before they become...
With widespread use of Active Directory across industries and organizations of all sizes, it is frequently a target for bad actors who can use a cracking dictionary or exposed credentials to gain unauthorized access to an employee's account.