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15 Cases for File Activity Monitoring: Part 3

15 Cases for File Activity Monitoring: Part 3

Today, we continue our discussion on real-life use cases for STEALTHbits file activity monitoring solutions. The cases outlined in the previous blog post provided examples of malicious access by internal users, administrators, and external bad actors. Case 11: Stale File Clean-Up Knowing which files are being actively accessed helps identify stale data for removal from active management, reclaiming storage space and reducing an organization’s risk surface. The file activity monitor allows organizations to identify stale data and files that have…

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15 Cases for File Activity Monitoring: Part 2

15 Cases for File Activity Monitoring: Part 2

If you read part 1 in this series, you caught a glimpse of how STEALTHbits file activity monitoring solutions help solve critical change and access issues without the use of native logs. Today we’ll delve deeper into the explanation of these solutions and reveal five more real-life cases where you could use our file activity monitoring solutions. Case 6: File Tampering File tampering is when a user modifies the contents of a file such as spreadsheet calculations or other data….

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15 Cases for File Activity Monitoring: Part 1

15 Cases for File Activity Monitoring: Part 1

For many organizations, monitoring file activity is challenging due to the configuration complexity and performance concerns associated with native auditing. As a result, administrators do not have a way to answer some of their most critical questions. In this three-part blog series, we’ll discuss 15 real-life use cases where STEALTHbits file activity monitoring solutions can play a key role in solving critical change and access issues without the use of native logs. Case 1: Pre-Departure Data Exfiltration This first case…

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