Category: The Brite Insight

Breach of the Week: Veeam Exposed Customer Records (INFOGRAPHIC)

What happened: Veeam, a Swiss-based data company exposed more than 445 million records after using a misconfigured host on Amazon Web Services.  The issue was that it did not require any password to access. An independent security researcher, Bob Diachenko, discovered the open database on September 5. Diachenko notified Veeam about the issue but received no response. …

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Hurricane Florence: Tips to Prepare Your Business

Today’s blog is brought to you by our partner Datto.   Republished from Datto’s Blog Originally published on September 10, 2018 By Chris Brunau Hurricane Florence is expected to make landfall as a Category 4 storm. Florence is capable of catastrophic damage with maximum sustained winds of 130 miles per hour. The storm is expected to make landfall…

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Breach of the Week: MEGA Extension Hack (INFOGRAPHIC)

What Happened: On September 4, an unknown hacker uploaded a malicious version of a MEGA Chrome extension. The MEGA.nz extension is a cloud storage service. The attacker was able to hack into MEGA’s Google Chrome web store account and upload the malicious version. The malicious version allowed the hacker to steal users’ credentials for popular websites…

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3 Ways to Create a Cybersecurity Culture

The average cost of a data breach is $3.86 million globally.   Non-malicious employee error is typically the cause of a data breach. Unfortunately, it doesn’t matter what IT security system an organization has in place if employees aren’t educated on the importance of cybersecurity.   Establishing a cybersecurity culture requires everyone to have an equal part in cybersecurity, which is essential in protecting the organization. To create or strengthen your cybersecurity culture, use these three tips. …

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