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Data Breaches: Can We Avoid Them?

Data breaches are one of the most feared events for companies, since they discredit the company’s ability to protect its confidential data, including the personal data of its customers. If computer attacks are to blame, these data breaches are also sometimes due to the company’s employees: in most cases, they come from a simple human error, but it can also be a case of data theft ordered to an employee by a competitor of the target company, or an employee… Read More >>

Sensibilisation à la cybersécurité

Cybersecurity Awareness: the Other Essential Aspect of Information Systems Security

If we are used to talking about solutions and innovations that raise the overall security level of information systems, the other major aspect, cybersecurity awareness, deserves to be addressed with the same importance, as it is essential in the fight against cyber attacks. Several studies show that human errors by well-intentioned employees are the main threat to the security of information systems…. Read More >>

Rançongiciel as a Service (RaaS), le nouveau virus de l’année 2021 ?

Ransomware as a Service (RaaS), the new virus of 2021?

The beginning of 2021 will be marked not by a wave, but by a large number of cyberattacks that will hit many organizations in France. For the past few years, the ANSSI (French National Cybersecurity Agency) has been warning companies and institutions about the resurgence of cyber viruses. In the CERT-FR Threats and Incidents report, it states a dramatic 255% increase in reports of ransomware attacks in 2020 and highlights Ransomware as a Service, RaaS, an emerging trend in the… Read More >>

Enjeux RH télétravail

HR issues of telework

While the democratization of telework concerns different departments within companies, Human Resources is probably, together with the IT Department, the department whose activity has been the most impacted by telework, with new HR issues arising from this digitalization of interactions. From 100% online recruitment processes to the need to maintain social contact between all employees remotely, and to manage the work/life balance, Human Resources must, more than ever, prove their ingenuity and rely on digital tools to support these new… Read More >>

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Identity theft: how to protect against it within companies?

Identity theft, which affects individuals in both personal and professional situations, is a threat whose impact is growing as the digital age expands in our lives. Although identity theft was not born with information technology, it is indeed the IT that has contributed to its expansion: on the one hand, more and more administrative procedures are carried out online, and on the other hand, our personal exchanges and confidential data are often poorly protected. Nevertheless, there are ways to protect… Read More >>

Biométrie comportementale

Behavioral biometrics: A new authentication factor which needs to develop

Still marginal today, behavioral biometrics is already revolutionizing paradigms and authentication methods. By strengthening the security of information systems and making authentication more comfortable for users, this new factor is essential in the dynamic context created by today’s technological evolution and society. Indeed, the traditional password is becoming increasingly obsolete and used alone, it does not guarantee a sufficient level of security. Multi-factor authentication responds to this issue, with a trend towards the use of factors inherent to the user… Read More >>

OIV OSE

What are the regulations for OVI and OES?

The multiplication of attacks and threats to organizations’ information systems has prompted the French government and the European Union to implement recommendations and rules for private companies and public administrations. The requirement level of these rules and recommendations varies according to the importance of the target organization. They are optional for organizations considered as non-sensitive, but, at different levels, mandatory for OVI (Operators of Vital Importance) and OES (Operators of Essential Services). Limiting the cyber risk of OVI and OES… Read More >>

Secure Access Service Edge

Secure Access Service Edge: A Paradigm Shift

The network and network security world is experiencing, like any other technology, its digital revolution. The traditional vision of “inside the firewall” and “outside the firewall” has been shattered: Internet has become the network of the extended enterprise. Secure Access Service Edge: Trends Leading to a Paradigm Shift Moving from a “network-centric” architecture to a “user-centric” and “application-centric” architecture. On the one hand, the cloud and the decentralization of servers and applications in disparate clouds; on the other hand, the… Read More >>

rançongiciels

Ransomware, a cyber threat with an exponential curve

During the International Cybersecurity Forum (ICF) which took place on January 30, 2020, Guillaume POUPARD, the General Director of the National Cybersecurity Agency of France (ANSSI), mentioned the multiplicity of ransomware cyber attacks. On this subject, he also points out that “Hospitals, communities and administrations must be prepared to face the exponential curve of ransomwares”. What is a ransomware? A ransomware, also known as cryptolocker, is a malicious software that hijacks personal and/or confidential data of an individual or all… Read More >>

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Working from home : Cybersecurity tips to follow

The latest transport strikes and the isolation of millions of employees to slow the spread of Covid-19 have been the vectors for massive teleworking in 2019 and 2020. The wide use of telework is not without risks for organizations’ information systems. Companies and organizations have less control over the networks, equipment and actions of their employees and, at the same time, must cope with an increase of cyber attacks from entities hoping to take advantage of this situation. Telework :… Read More >>