Exabeam and Code42 have teamed up to help security professionals quickly detect, investigate and respond to insider threats.

Insider threats are now among the most serious security risks and are becoming increasingly difficult to manage using conventional security technologies. The huge shift to remote working in 2020 has increased the use of personal devices, and at the same time, reduced the effectiveness of existing enterprise security solutions. When devices aren’t accessing assets directly through the corporate network or a VPN and instead going straight to the cloud, on-premise network data loss prevention (DLP) techniques and network firewalls have blind spots. Remote workers have also become the targets of social engineering attacks as cybercriminals attempt to exploit them to access corporate networks.

During Insider Threat Awareness Month, Exabeam and Code42 have teamed up to help security and insider threat teams quickly detect, investigate and respond to data exfiltration, and minimize risks caused by compromised, negligent or malicious insiders. The joint solution provides a full picture of their environment, even in distributed workforce conditions, with automated incident response to deter insider threats before data loss can even occur.

The partnership enhances security across a variety of exfiltration vectors — across endpoint to cloud, through a technology integration, which uses the Exabeam Cloud Connector solution to ingest data that indicates risk from the Code42 IncydrTM product into Exabeam Data Lake and Exabeam Advanced Analytics. Organizations using the Exabeam and Code42 integration will gain the ability to establish or more easily build insider threat programs and processes. These organizations’ security operations center (SOC) and insider threat teams can:

  • Provide real-time analysis and reporting on security alerts and data exfiltration attempts across their environment
  • Accelerate investigations related to insider threats with detailed incident context across exfiltration vectors, file types, and user attributes and behavior
  • Resolve insider risk incidents faster through a combined solution that delivers high-fidelity alerts and actionable insights, along with the ability to correlate alert information and triage incidents

To further support their cooperation, Exabeam is joining Code42 as a founding partner of the inaugural Insider Risk Summit, where the security community will connect to address the growing data risks from insider threats. Presented as a virtual event on Sept. 17, 2020, it is the premier gathering for security leaders and professionals to gain knowledge, share insights and advance strategies on detecting and responding to one of the biggest security challenges: the growing risk to IP and data presented by cloud-based collaboration and decentralized work.