Data Security


3 reasons ZOE chose Sqreen and a WAF to protect their 4M+ users' PII

We recently sat down with ZOE’s VP of Engineering, Julien Lavigne du Cadet, to discuss the tremendous overnight success of ZOE’s COVID-19 symptom app and how his team established protection for their 4M+ users in a short timeframe. ZOE is a fast-growing health science application that uses in-depth research and AI to provide a comprehensive scientific analysis of a user’s metabolism, gut, and overall health.


Write Code That Protects Sensitive User Data

Sensitive data exposure is currently at number 3 in the OWASP Top 10 list of the most critical application security risks. In this blog post, we will describe common scenarios of incorrect sensitive data handling and suggest ways to protect sensitive data. We will illustrate our suggestions with code samples in C# that can be used in ASP.NET Core applications. OWASP lists passwords, credit card numbers, health records, personal information and business secrets as sensitive data.

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How to Determine What Data Privacy Security Controls Your Business Needs

Data breaches and ransomware are two of the biggest concerns businesses have about data security management and control. Data security is implementing the right procedures to protect your data, files, and user information on your network whether it is running locally or in the cloud. When deciding what types of data privacy security controls your business needs, there are several considerations to take into account.

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Data Protection Vs. Cyber Security: Why You Need Both

In recent years, both large and small organizations have been affected by data breaches. Business owners, C-suite executives, and CIOs face the reality that they can be a target of security breaches at any time. These incidents can jeopardize your organization's credibility besides leading to financial and productivity losses.


Protecting Patient Data Through Strict Access Rights Management

The healthcare ecosystem is complex, and the diversity of the different departments and devices results in a multifaceted IT infrastructure that can be hard to manage. With increasing digitalization, healthcare institutions are also at increased risk of becoming victims of viruses, Trojans, and myriad other cyberattacks. The goal is usually to access the confidential data in the patient file for either financial purposes or malicious intent or damage the critical infrastructure itself.


New Agent Tesla Variants Capable of Stealing Data from VPNs, Browsers

Some new variants of the Agent Tesla infostealer family are capable of stealing data from multiple VPN clients and web browsers. SentinelOne observed that attackers continue to deploy Agent Tesla across various stages of their operations, as this malware enables criminals with even low levels of technical expertise to manipulate and manage their victims’ infected devices.

Facilitating Data Loss Prevention with Netwrix Solutions

Safeguarding business-critical and regulated data like customer records, financial information and intellectual property is critical to the success of the entire organization. However, your goal should not be to build a fortress. Rather accept that your network will inevitably be breached from the outside and attacked from within, so you should build a layered defense strategy that helps you both minimize your attack surface and spot suspicious behavior in time to respond effectively.