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Citrix: The Usual Suspects – The Security Pitfalls of Data At Large

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Citrix: The Usual Suspects – The Security Pitfalls of Data At Large
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Data is the crown jewel of an organization – its high value must be protected at all costs. Data fuels the modern-day economy; the work of the present and the work of the future demand that we share it more than ever before.

But while data mobility is reaching new horizons, many of the controls to mitigate the risk of data exposure still rely on traditional protection – a patchwork of complexity that is the enemy of security. In this post, we explore some of the common security pitfalls that organizations face while guarding against data exposure. It is still incredibly easy to lose data by direct attack, simple mistakes, and negligence. Some of these common pitfalls can include:

  • Loss or destruction of endpoints
  • Using consumer-grade collaboration and file sharing tools
  • Transferring files over insecure media including USB drives
  • Emailing sensitive information to personal email accounts
  • Social engineering (i.e. phishing) – the human factor and malware

Read the entire article here, The Usual Suspects – The Security Pitfalls of Data At Large

via the fine folks at Citrix Systems, Inc.

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Citrix Systems Citrix (NASDAQ:CTXS) aims to power a world where people, organizations and things are securely connected and accessible to make the extraordinary possible. Its technology makes the world’s apps and data secure and easy to access, empowering people to work anywhere and at any time. Citrix provides a complete and integrated portfolio of Workspace-as-a-Service, application delivery, virtualization, mobility, network delivery and file sharing solutions that enables IT to ensure critical systems are securely available to users via the cloud or on-premise and across any device or platform. With annual revenue in 2015 of $3.28 billion, Citrix solutions are in use by more than 400,000 organizations and over 100 million users globally. Learn more at www.citrix.com.

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