A data breach involves unauthorized access to sensitive, protected, or confidential information, often resulting in the theft, exposure, or alteration of data.
The methods cybercriminals use to perpetrate these breaches are continually evolving, from hacking and malware attacks to phishing schemes and insider threats. The consequences of a data breach can be severe, leading to financial losses, reputational damage, legal liabilities and even regulatory fines.
In this Help Net Security roundup, we feature segments from previously recorded videos in which security experts talk about the ever-present threat of data breaches.
- Todd Mooresenior vice president of encryption products at Thales, explains how the vast majority of consumers worldwide have reported a negative impact on their lives following a data breach.
- Balaji GanesanCEO of Privacera, explains how organizations are moving toward a zero trust framework and beyond, meaning they have security frameworks that extend from perimeter applications to their data at a granular level.
- Rodman RamézanienGlobal Cloud Threat Lead at Skyhigh Security, discusses what we should do – and not do – in the wake of a data breach.
- Caroline Wongchief strategy officer at Cobalt, offers valuable insights into what leaders can do to build stronger cybersecurity practices from the bottom up and prevent breaches.