While much of the focus for cybersecurity defense is on external threat actors and their exploits, as much as 60% of security incidents originate from insiders. These can include executives and employees, but also third parties such as contractors and consultants who operate within the trust network. Insiders collaborate and share information every day as part of the normal communications and business workflows. Yet when insiders go rogue, they can be particularly effective at perpetrating cybercrimes because supervisors, compliance officers, and CISOs often lack adequate visibility into employee communications, social postings, and other digital activities to understand internal risk exposures.
There is a need to safeguard digital assets and communications against deliberate exploitation of sensitive information or other malicious behavior, in violation of corporate interests, criminal laws, and various industry regulations. Exposure risks include:
SafeGuard Cyber employs a variety of compliance and cyber defense techniques to prevent misuse or misappropriation of sensitive information by unauthorized insiders and recipients. With pre-established policies, the platform can analyze social media channels such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, and other digital channels such as Slack, WhatsApp and SalesForce Chatter for postings and/or attachments to flag references sensitive information, based on a lexicon of keyword, phrases, patterns. Apply scoring algorithms to quarantine high risk postings, look at patterns and regular expressions to recognize suspected PII violations in the posting or attachment, and take policy action to quarantine such messages for subsequent review.
Pervasive Channel Coverage
SafeGuard Cyber supports comprehensive coverage for over 50 of the most popular digital channels, organized across 4 distinct digital networking categories including social media, mobile communications, collaboration networks, unified communications and enterprise clouds.