Netwrix investigates recent security breaches to learn valuable lessons that will help the IT community overcome pitfalls in protecting customers’ financial data
Irvine, CA, July 15, 2015
The unprecedented number of data breaches that have taken place over the last year has drawn increased attention to the investigation of data breach patterns as well as deep post-breach analysis to reveal the root cause. Knowing your IT environment gives you better control over your most critical systems, but awareness of what is going on outside your perimeter gives you the opportunity to proactively prepare for possible cyberattacks. The negative experiences of other market players, especially in the financial sector, may serve as an excellent guideline for identifying existing gaps and strengthening your own security.
Netwrix Corporation, the IT auditing company, providing software that maximizes visibility of IT infrastructure changes and data access, summarizes three recent data breach cases where financial data was exposed using different patterns and shares some key lessons that the IT community can learn from these cases to mitigate the risk of incidents in the future:
"The [security] risk is apparent. We need to follow all the news about security breaches to be as good as we can be. It is obvious that being a financial institution we might become targets for a next hacker attack," said Mark Patten, Director of Corporate Engineering at FXCM, a leading provider in the retail forex market.
"The interest towards security breaches helps keep the IT community informed about typical data breach patterns and warn them in advance," said Alex Vovk, CEO and co-founder of Netwrix. "The truth is that financial data protection is no more a private matter of companies, it is a global problem for all businesses. We need to improve awareness of existing security risks and encourage IT pros to regularly share experience to detect common patterns in order to help businesses withstand to emerging cyber threats."
To learn more about financial data protection, please visit: http://www.netwrix.com/auditing_plat form_for_finance_industry.html
Netwrix Corporation is the IT auditing company, providing software that maximizes visibility into who changed what, when, and where and who has access to what. Over 6,000 customers worldwide rely on Netwrix to audit IT infrastructure changes and data access, prepare reports required for passing compliance audits, and increase the efficiency of IT operations. Founded in 2006, Netwrix has more than 70 industry awards and was named to the Inc. 5000 list and Deloitte Technology Fast 500. For more information, visit www.netwrix.com
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