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Securing Non Employee Access to Cloud Resources

According to the 2019 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR), 34 percent of all breaches in the past year involved an insider threat actor. Companies often need to give t...

Security Advisories

Suda Srinivasan

October 18, 2019

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Data Guardianship, linking data privacy to power: 2 of 3

In the first post of this series on data guardianship at Obsidian, I introduced our core principles, including a commitment to transparency. In this post, I’m going to dive into ...

Privacy

Laura Norén

October 16, 2019

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Data Guardianship Core Principles: 1 of 3

In cybersecurity, we often hear about the importance of having tidy cyber hygiene and a good security posture, but far less attention has been paid to what it means to have a good ...

Privacy

Laura Norén, VP Privacy and Trust

October 8, 2019

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Cloud Native Security Summit 2019 Highlights

Last week, Obsidian joined forces with Capsule8 and Signal Sciences to host the second annual Cloud Native Security Summit, an invite-only event for senior security and IT leaders ...

Obsidian News

Suda Srinivasan, VP of Marketing

October 2, 2019

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Case Study: Fighting Account Bloat and Identity Sprawl with Obsidian

How do you get a handle on identity sprawl and account bloat when over 20% of your users churn every year? This is the story of one law firm that found an effective way to bring or...

Stephanie Yeo, Marketing Associate

September 13, 2019

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Insider Threats Can Come From Negligence and Carelessness

Since news about the Capital One breach broke, the cybersecurity world has been speculating about how exactly the attack went down. Did one AWS contractor take advantage of privile...

Security Advisories

Stephanie Yeo, Marketing Associate

September 3, 2019

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Trashing Shared Documents Is Harder Than It Looks

The Case of the Shared Trash I wrote a letter of recommendation for a colleague using a new letterhead template designed by a design contractor. It was saved in the contractor’s ...

Laura Noren

August 20, 2019

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Javascript arrow functions are overhyped

Since Javascript upgraded to ES2015, I have frequently seen many developers defaulting to arrow functions instead of normal functions. I think arrow functions are cool, s...

Developer Field Notes

Jorge Cuadra Fueyo, Sr UX Engineer at Obsidian Security

June 14, 2019