Is it possible to license tenfold only for parts of the Active Directory?

By |2020-05-14T11:10:11+02:0024 / 04 / 2020|BLOG|

EULA Regulations The tenfold End User License Agreement (EULA) stipulates that all physical, active IT users who are to be managed via tenfold must be licensed. Strictly speaking, this licensing policy applies independently of Active Directory, even though, in most cases, licensing is based on Active Directory since it is used to manage all [...]

Why Does tenfold Not Have a “Comfort Feature”?

By |2020-04-07T09:45:36+02:0025 / 03 / 2020|BLOG|

There is a competitive product on the market that provides a so-called “comfort feature”. This feature allows users to receive direct access rights to file servers temporarily, in addition to receiving them through group memberships. The benefit of this feature is, apparently, that users can use their new access rights immediately, without having to [...]

Data Breach: When Nightmares Become Reality

By |2020-02-12T18:56:37+01:0012 / 02 / 2020|BLOG|

Our world is becoming more digitized by the minute; but as great as the opportunities presented by the advancements in digitization may be, they are accompanied by equally great risks. When asked about their worst imaginable scenario, IT managers will answer in unison: a large-scale data breach. For German car rental company Buchbinder, this [...]

Identity and Access Management: Everything You Need to Know

By |2020-07-29T11:54:55+02:0006 / 01 / 2020|BLOG|

Everything You Need to Know About Identity & Access Management Key Points Identity & access management is an essential component of every business’s IT security strategy. An identity & access management software grants IT users quick and easy access rights to different systems. Improving IT security and boosting efficiency brings [...]

Austria: Company Pays 4 Million Euros Ransom due to Ransomware Attack

By |2020-02-04T10:05:04+01:0019 / 12 / 2019|BLOG|

There are numerous reasons as to why data theft and hacking or phishing attacks occur: outdated systems, insufficient backups and security updates and a lack of risk awareness. The results are damages in the millions – and the situation is getting worse, explains Rémi Vrignaud, head of the Allianz Group in Austria: "It is [...]

Statistics Austria: One out of Ten Companies Takes No Measures to Improve IT Security

By |2020-02-14T14:30:33+01:0009 / 12 / 2019|BLOG|

A survey conducted by Statistics Austria on the use of information and communication technologies in companies shows that IT security ranks high in importance among Austrian businesses. Nine out of ten companies take precautions against cyber attacks and just over half of them have contractual agreements with employees to further guarantee cyber security. Large [...]

Ransomware: The Human Factor

By |2019-12-17T13:04:31+01:0006 / 12 / 2019|BLOG|

According to the “Evil Internet Minute 2019” report compiled by RiskIQ, cybercrime caused $1.5 billion in worldwide damages in 2018. Ransomware attacks on companies especially have been on the rise. Between the second quarter of 2018 and the second quarter of 2019, the total number of ransomware attacks on enterprises increased by 363 percent. Financial [...]

Cyber Insurance: Nice Idea, but Is It Effective?

By |2020-02-14T14:39:17+01:0021 / 11 / 2019|BLOG|

In 2018, cybercrimes caused 45 billion US dollars worth of damages worldwide. To put that into perspective: in the same year, all global natural disasters combined generated damages of 140 billion dollars. It is therefore hardly surprising that, in recent years, insurance companies have jumped on the cyber security train in the form of [...]

Application Security: 5 Steps to Protect Your Apps Against Data Theft

By |2020-01-16T08:15:05+01:0020 / 11 / 2019|BLOG|

These days, computer drives are by far not the only place where companies tend to store their critical data. Applications, such as CRM or ERP systems, are known for containing copious amounts of confidential and personal data that require protection from unauthorized access. These data include customer information, sales figures, personal information and more. [...]

GDPR Violation: 14,5 Million Euro Fine for “Deutsche Wohnen”

By |2020-07-30T15:56:38+02:0011 / 11 / 2019|BLOG, BLOG|

The German data protection authority has imposed the highest GDPR fine to date on real estate company Deutsche Wohnen (“German Living): 14.5 million Euros. The enterprise is being accused of storing sensitive data on tenants and failing to reconfirm whether the data still need to be kept or not. An audit back in 2017 [...]