Know your enemy: how to protect your most sensitive data
Inside the minds of hackers: why your most sensitive data is your most vulnerable.
This time, it's personal
The more sensitive the data, the higher the probability that hackers will attack it. It is not just a question of financial gain. Hackers enjoy the challenge, status and fun (luz) that comes from breaking into the most sensitive information. “Know your enemy” is one of the oldest military strategies. To understand how to defend sensitive data, you must understand the minds of hackers. Knowing your enemy is the first step to protecting your business. The second is to identify cyber threats and minimize your risk.
How prepared is your organization relative to its peers when it comes to protecting sensitive data? What is the probability of your perimeter defenses being bypassed by hackers? eSentire knows a hacker does not need to be an expert to make a successful cyber attack. With the fluidity that people share their personal information online, they make it easy for hackers to attack. Knowing your risks is the first step.
To understand your risks, understand the hackers
Understanding the risks to your most sensitive data begins with understanding the mindset of the hackers attacking it. Knowing why they do it can help identify where and how they will attack.