Expert Comment: RigUp Data Breach Exposed 70,000 Records

In response to a recent vpnMentor report that revealed RigUp experienced a data breach compromising more than 70,000 private files belonging to its US energy sector clients, a cybersecurity expert offers perspective.

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Bill Santos
Bill Santos , President and COO
InfoSec Expert
April 10, 2020 7:20 pm

These kinds of breaches are almost always tied back to human error, either not following documented instructions or failing to automate an important security step during deployment. The answer remains to continuously increase awareness of the risks associated with cyber security and the importance of being vigilant any time a human action is involved. Creating this culture of awareness is the first and most important step any organization can take in decreasing their cyber exposure.

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