Keith Brintzenhofe, the Manager of the Information Protection Platform Team at Microsoft, discusses their approach to information protection. He talks about new security capabilities in several Microsoft products, policy creation, the challenges of the virtual workplace, the experience of seamless security for the end user, and much more.
35 percent of employees would sell information on company patents, financial records and customer credit card details if the price was right. This illustrates the growing importance for organizations to deploy data loss prevention strategies.
Sun Tzu's writings have been studied throughout the ages by professional militaries and can used to not only answer the question of whether or not we are in a cyberwar, but how one can fight a cyber-battle.
Infosec consultant Paul Moore came up with a working solution to thwart a type of behavioral profiling. The result is a Chrome extension called Keyboard Privacy, which prevents profiling of users by the way they type by randomizing the rate at which characters reach the DOM.
There is still way too much apathy when it comes to data-centric security. Given the sensitive data the OPM was tasked with protecting, it should have had state-of-the-art data protection, but instead it has become the poster child for IT security neglect.