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Data governance: access and identities management
Data volumes are exploding, rising 40 to 60% per year, especially for unstructured data.
Data are the information within the company in any management process of sales, production, or exchange between collaboration between employees or subcontractors. Cyber attacks are getting more and more media coverage, reinforcing managers’ focus on information security over all their ecosystem.
According to statistics, unstructured data are accessible by a much greater number they there should be. On average, over half of employees have access to information they should not know about.
Brainwave Identity GRC ensure an efficient and continuous data governance that mitigates risks linked to unstructured data and shared folders.
Answer your data governance challenges with Brainwave GRC
from data classification to access certification
Benefit from a 360° view
Brainwave Identity GRC centralizes all the information and data of your information systems. The solution provides a global view over all the identities, accounts, access rights, permissions and HR data in order to obtain a full and contextualized view of your organization.
Brainwave Identity GRC allows you to govern your data properly from a unique web platform, accessible through a a protal adapted to each business or technical user profile. The solution updates data automatically over time and keeps a record of each version.
Automate access review
Brainwave Identity GRC provides multiple standard and automated review processes: users reviews, user rights reviews regarding their organization or by application, etc
To conduct these reviews, the solutions is based on an Identity repository and on controls’ results.
The issues detected are highlighted and each review can be limited to the last changes only, facilitating business managers tasks in processes. At the end of the review, Brainwave Identity GRC consolidates results, edits compliance reports and conducts corrective actions that interface with third-party ITSM solutions such as ServiceNow.
The solution enables you to conduct reviews effortlessly and ensure data governance and security efficiently thanks to processes.
Classify and qualify your data
Brainwave Identity GRC enables you to classify your data in order to identify the most sensitive data that need special protection and define the protection levels. The solution automates data classification and their qualification, by identifying managed shared folders and suggesting the best business owners for these folders. These business owners well then be involved during the classification stages.
Classification and qualification are complementary to ensure the best protection for your organization’s unstructured data with Brainwave Identity GRC.
Analyze data with UBA to maximize data protection
Behavioral analysis (User Behavior Analytics) adapted to shared folders and data governance enables you to detect external attacks and fraud attempts, such as massive data exfiltrations.
Brainwave Identity GRC includes this innovative technology that links gouvernanc and fraud risk management by detecting abnormal situations or behaviors only visibile by weak signals.
Understand data access to better govern
Brainwave Identity GRC facilitates information search and understanding related to unstructured data with its web platform. The searches can be made in natural language by asking simple questions such as “what are the users having access to a folder/audit.share and who do not work at the Finance department?”.
The web portal interface is adapted to each user profile’s business needs, whether he is a technical manager, a business manager or an auditor. The browsing can be made by “drilling-down” to go from a macro understanding (what are my risks…) to a more precise understanding a lower levels (what is the root cause of these risks…).
The solution also presents information in a hierarchical and intuitive way through dashboards accessible on the web platform, and multiple reports that can be edited and customized.
Manage your security all the way to data on shared folders
Access means to unstructured data are much less controlled, compared to access to applications. It is becoming more and more strategic, for both security and governance reasons, to mitigate risks regarding this type of data especially.
Brainwave Identity GRC enables you to:
- identify all the shared folders easily
- identify shared folders business owners
- classify data wihtin folders according to their sensitivity
- focus attention on folders with a high level of sensitivity
- analyze users’ access rigths efficiently
- audit continuously rights and accesses in order to ensure security policies over time
The solution enables you to operate an efficient data governance day to day.
Take a look at your needs by Industry
DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION - REGULATORY COMPLIANCE - FIGHT AGAINST FRAUD
The Insurance sector is chaging very fast. With an increasing regulatory pressure, insurers need to face multiple challenges such as conducting properly their digital transformation without security imperatives impending operational efficiency, the management of sensitive business processes and fighting against cyber attacks.
REGULATORY COMPLIANCE - SENSITIVE DATA - DIGITALIZATION
The banking sector faces multiple challenges today: intensification of compliance requirements, wide spread digitalization, imperative of protecting sensitive assets, preventing data breaches, etc.
FIGHTING AGAINST CYBER ATTACKS – CYBER SECURITY
The energy industry has quickly become a privileged target for hackers, especially petroleum and gas industries. These external attacks are becoming more common, and they can quickly impact all or part of an entire country by shutting down the electrical grid, like the hackings in Ukraine and Israel, for example.
OPENING IT SYSTEM - SECURING LOGISTICS CHAINS - DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
The manufacturing industry, now rapidly changing, is faced with many strategic issues, both circumstantial and structural. The proliferation of unstructured data, logistics chains’ sensitivity (particularly to fraud risk), the size of the organizations, and the importance of protection for information systems are all major current challenges for the industry players.
CYBER ATTACKS – LEGISLATION ISSUES – DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
The increasing number of cyber attacks on hospitals and health facilities in general, as in the hacking of the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center, implies higher risks of fraud, data breach, and external attacks for the entire sector, without any recourse for stakeholders to better protect themselves.
CYBER ATTACKS – SENSITIVE DATA AND PROCESSES - REPUTATION
Currently, trading activity is faced with more and more cyber security risks, at the height of the financial and economic issues connected to it. The financial consequences and impact of a cyber attack on the reputation of the companies involved represent increasingly significant risks. The industry players are starting to take action against these risks.
Take a look at your needs by job title
- CISO and CSO
- INFRASTRUCTURE AND APPLICATION MANAGER
- INTERNAL CONTROL
- CFO and CRO
- GENERAL MANAGEMENT
SECURITY POLICY - RISK MAPPING - OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY
The "security" topic within a business is often taken in charge by the CISO and CSO's collaboration, when both actors are present. Yhe definition of the security policy and the risk mapping, conducted by the CISO, define the path to follow fot the policy's implementation, this being the CSO's responsability.
OPERATIONAL EFFICENCY - PERFORMANCE – GOALS
The operational plan's efficency and the IT function's performance are the CIO's first priorities. In this context, IT security is often perceived as a constraint. Nevertheless, not considering enough IT security issues can rapidly impact IT teams' operational efficiency.
ENSURE OPERATIONAL FUNCTIONING AND SECURING WITHIN THE SCOPE OF YOUR BUSINESS.
Each application and infrastructure manager within the organization must ensure operational maintenance within their scope. They must also operate level 1 controls to implement internal control plans and respond to any auditor request.
COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENTS, ANALYSIS, RISK GOVERNANCE
The current challenges present in IT auditing are manifold: verification of the integrity of data and systems, verification of compliance with internal policies and regulations, detection of drifts, etc. In addition to monitoring regulatory compliance, audit is taking on a role that is increasingly complementary to data security: are the organization’s resources and data being used appropriately and by legitimate users?
COMPLIANCE – RISK MANAGEMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF ACTIVITIES – RESOURCES – PROCESSES
Internal control has now a vast scope of responsibilities: compliance checks, the definition and proper application of segregation of duties (SoD) matrices, control plans’ implementation and the resulting KPIs, remediation processes’ implementation, etc.
PERFORMANCE – OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY – SECURITY OF THE DEPARTMENT
Any supervisor of a department or business unit is primarily responsible for organizational efficiency and ensuring that objectives are achieved. The challenges that you face today include access rights review of your teams, fulfilling regulatory compliance requirements, and being aware of security risks such as internal fraud.
FIGHT AGAINST FRAUD - ENSURE OPERATIONAL AND FINANCIAL EFFICIENCY
"Fake president" scams, information theft, internal fraud... Never have finance departments had so much to worry about in terms of IT resources misappropriation. These forms of embezzlement present known risks to organizations’ image and profitability. Statutory Auditors are increasingly demanding in their audits, and they point out systematically failures regarding control monitoring, which are becoming increasingly difficult to ignore.
GROWTH - RISKS - DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
Information thefts, confidential data breaches, internal fraud... Never have financial departments have had to worry as mcuh regarding proven and potential risks threatening their organization's profitability and reputation. External auditors are more and more demanding in verifications and highlight more and more failures to comply to control obligations, becoming impossible to ignore any longer.