databreach

Titaniam Welcomes Caroline Wong to Board of Advisors

We would like to extend an official welcome to Caroline Wong as she takes a seat on our Board of Advisors. With her strong security background, her strategy expertise, and her undying support for women in technology as well as the security community in general, Caroline is an invaluable addition to our advisory team. Thank you Caroline …

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[Link] Hacking attacks on hospitals for patient data increase during coronavirus pandemic

The dramatic increase in hacker activity during COVID-19, with phishing being one of the most utilized entry points, highlights why organizations need to have data level defenses for when legitimate credentials get compromised. Organizations should look at setting secure and private defaults for all PII even while it is transacted and manipulated. Titaniam makes this …

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[Link] More than 800,000 customer records of jewelry brand Silpada exposed online

Data Breach is certainly different from data exposure… but whether the data leaves through the front door or the back door, the risks to the end user are still high and enterprises still have to take responsibility. Having secure and private defaults for the data itself provide an innermost layer of protection when configurations drift …

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[Link] Moda Operandi Exposed Personal and Order Details of its Customers

Another day, another exposed datastore. When it comes to human error, the safest option is to not have any clear text to begin with. Adding Titaniam to your security toolbox will give you a secure and private data default for all your sensitive data-in-use, so that if and when this happens, you do not expose …

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[Link] A prison video visitation service exposed private calls between inmates and their attorneys

Since we started Titaniam a year and a half ago, every single week, we have seen 2-3 of breaches rooted in human error make it to the news circles. This is why we do what we do; provide secure and private data defaults at the data platform layer so that all downstream data-in-use is automatically …

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Recognizing Sumedh Thakar from our Board of Advisors

Titaniam would like to thank Sumedh Thakar for the guidance and tremendous insights he has provided us with since we embarked on our solution building journey. He is a tremendous force to have on our Board of Advisors. Here is an official welcome to Sumedh. Looking forward to making our solution bigger and better. Sumedh Thakar – …

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Ensuring Secure and Private Defaults for Sensitive Data in the Enterprise

Never has a security mandate been more effectively stated than the three words “Secure the Default”. With so many cases of data breaches and privacy violations caused by simple mistakes, one always wonders why the defaults in the systems involved could not be made secure by design. Inevitably, we realize, that as far as tools …

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[Link] Shopify says two support staff stole customer data from sellers

Yes this is yet another post about how yet another vendor could have helped with the Shopify breach. There were a few earlier today and there will be more from others. But here goes anyway… If you are worried you are not well prepared to address your insider threats, you are not alone. There are …

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[Link] Data Breach Affected 2Mn Users of Indian E-Learning Platform Edureka

Assume you will be breached. Ok done. Have a data protection plan. Ok done. What about the data you cannot encrypt? Your search indices? Your analytics platforms? Your AI back-ends? Please consider data obfuscation. In addition to all the traditional data protection controls such as redaction, masking, tokenization and encryption, Titaniam also provides data entanglement, …

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[Link] Microsoft leaks 6.5TB in Bing search data via unsecured Elastic server. *Insert ‘Wow… that much?’ joke here*

Two privacy leaks for Microsoft in the same year. First the 250M records out of a support cluster in January and now this. No, it is not because Microsoft does not know best practices around data protection and privacy. The reality is that enterprise search back ends cannot avail of data-in-use protection and indices ingest …

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