Intellectual Property Leaks: A Top ESN Security Risk — A Wiretap Infographic Series (5 of 5)

Posted by Britt Newton on 7/26/17 5:24 PM

On average, intellectual property (IP) constitutes at least 80% of a company’s value. At any point in time, that IP is at risk from employees and partners that may accidentally or purposely expose business plans, merger/acquisition details, R&D results or patent information to unauthorized parties in or outside the company. A single leak can cost an organization millions — even billions — of dollars.

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Noncompliance: A Top ESN Security Risk — A Wiretap Infographic Series (4 of 5)

Posted by Britt Newton on 7/24/17 5:19 PM

The risks and costs associated with noncompliance can be extremely high. In some industries, financial penalties alone can cost an organization tens of thousands of dollars a day. This doesn’t include the time and expense of getting and staying compliant, damage to the company’s reputation, loss of shareholder trust, and so on.

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Insider Threats: A Top ESN Security Risk - A Wiretap Infographic Series (3 of 5)

Posted by Britt Newton on 7/21/17 1:32 PM

Organizations have always faced threats from inside. At any given time in a large, competitive workplace, there is usually at least one individual plotting their exit, attempting to garner information, business contacts and customers on their way out — or an employee or partner involved in some type of criminal activity. Sometimes, employees are inadvertently involved in malicious insider activity without even knowing it — tricked by another employee to send a file or download and share a document that shouldn’t be shared. Now with ESNs on the rise, those same employees and partners have even greater access to sensitive information that can be used against the company.

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Data Leaks: A Top ESN Security Risk — A Wiretap Infographic Series (2 of 5)

Posted by Britt Newton on 7/13/17 4:55 PM

A single data leak can cause millions of dollars or more in damage to an organization. ESNs and collaboration tools that aren’t properly monitored or secured expose the enterprise to possible data leaks and general chaos.

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HR Policy Violations: A Top ESN Security Risk — A Wiretap Infographic Series (1 of 5)

Posted by Britt Newton on 7/7/17 11:31 PM

Every large organization deals with HR policy violations and issues. Some execs might fear that a private social network could encourage unproductive behavior, but the opposite is true. The key is ensuring that the collaboration network and tools are properly secured and monitored.

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