How to protect your organization from the attack that hit Capital One

The recent Capital One data breach impacted the personal information of over 100 million customers. The indictment against Paige Thompson alleges she exploited a weakness within the firewall configuration to gain access to a computer belonging to Capital One, enabling her to obtain large caches of data from servers operated by the financial giant.

Organizations that are used to appliance-based web security often overlook the importance of replicating the same security measures in a cloud-hosted environment.

Read this solution brief to learn five easy things you can do to protect yourself against these types of threats.