Labs Tip: Protecting Data
There is a simple tool at your fingertips that can close at least one area of data loss.As high-profile data thefts and losses continue to populate the news headlines, many companies dont realize that they already have a tool at hand that they can use to find and close at least one potential area of data loss. Is it an advanced security analytics tool? Nope, its just a simple, ordinary search engine. Whether a search engine is pointed internally at portals and other intranet Web sites, or at the external company site, its busy indexing every page that is visible to users and the outside world. Basically, if the search engine can see it, then anyone can. Web mobsters are back with a public brazenness never seen before. Click here to read more.
There have been many prominent cases where an outside group found sensitive data on a company site using the companys own search engine.