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Cloud Detection and Response is the Missing Element of Cloud Security

The use of SaaS and public cloud services has seen massive growth in the past decade. Organizations have moved, or are moving, their business systems including email, collaboration...

Security Advisories

Suda Srinivasan

November 7, 2019

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Security for “Space as a Service” aka Co-working Spaces

If your company operates out of a co-working space, you may have more to worry about than just formaldehyde-infused phone booths. Shared WiFi available in co-working spaces makes l...

Security Advisories

Steph Yeo

November 1, 2019

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Who’s building your AI? Research brief

Data science is young and interdisciplinary While the term ‘data science’ was first used decades ago, the field is relatively young. Most academic data science centers ...

Data Science & AI

Laura Noren, Gina Helfrich, and Steph Yeo

October 30, 2019

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Applying the NIST Framework to Protect Cloud Access

The NIST Cybersecurity Framework has been one of the most widely adopted models for assessing and managing cybersecurity risk in private organizations since its introduction in 201...

Security Advisories

Suda Srinivasan

October 24, 2019

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Data Guardianship – GDPR: Live it, love it

Data mapping and ongoing inventory updating is the cornerstone of any robust practice of data guardianship. It would be impossible to fulfill a request to delete all of the data he...

Privacy

Laura Norén

October 23, 2019

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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