Signature based intrusion detection is one of the most commonly used methodologies of threat intelligence, but it is not effective on all types of threats, weaknesses, and vulnerabilities.
Accidental data leakage
This is also called a Data Breach, when sensitive data is transmitted or viewed by an unauthorized individual.
Trojans, ransomware, office-gated malware, worms, viruses, etc.
Falsely using someone else's private information for personal gain.
Malicious access of data
An employee's device ( personal devices) has been misplaced or stolen, exposing private data.
Stealing sensitive corporate data for business advantage or personal gain.
Single points of verification like passwords can easily be bypassed by savvy hackers.
Hackers manipulate employees into installing malware on their own systems.
Loss/corruption of data
The integrity of your data has been compromised somewhere in the writing, reading, storage, transmission, or processing cycle.
A web server, app, or plug-in has been misconfigured in a way that inadvertently leaks info or allows hackers an entry point into your business's software or OS.
Outdated operating system
Operating systems advance annually to adapt to new security needs.
Lack of encryption
Not encrypting your data is the equivalent of leaving your wallet in an unlocked car with the windows down.
Hackers locate a flaw, glitch, or weakness in your business's software or OS and create exploits to target those vulnerabilities.
Vulnerabilities arise with every software addition to your environment.
No security feature can account for human error.
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