Recent class-action lawsuits have put Progress MOVEit, a popular file transfer software, under scrutiny due to a SQL injection vulnerability that led to a significant data breach. With personal financial data at risk and organizations seeking more secure alternatives, now is an opportune time to explore Virtru Secure Share as a reliable solution.
Progress MOVEit is currently facing two separate class-action lawsuits related to SQL injection vulnerabilities within the software. The first lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, alleges that the breach compromised the state Office of Motor Vehicles' data, exposing sensitive information of approximately 6 million individuals. The second case, filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, involves multiple Louisiana residents and asserts that Progress MOVEit failed to comply with data security guidelines, protect customer data, and adequately monitor internal systems.
Data breaches can have severe consequences, both for individuals and organizations. In this case, personal information such as names, addresses, dates of birth, driver's license numbers, social security numbers, and vehicle registrations were compromised. Such sensitive data falling into the wrong hands can lead to identity theft, financial fraud, and irreparable harm to individuals' privacy. Organizations that fail to prioritize data security risk damaging their reputation, facing legal consequences, and losing the trust of their customers.
In light of the vulnerabilities and potential risks associated with Progress MOVEit, organizations should consider Virtru Secure Share as a robust alternative. Virtru Secure Share offers advanced security features designed to protect sensitive data and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements. Here's why Virtru Secure Share stands out:
Virtru Secure Share employs powerful end-to-end encryption, ensuring that data remains secure during transit and at rest. This encryption prevents unauthorized access and safeguards information from potential threats.
With Virtru Secure Share, organizations can implement granular access controls, granting specific permissions to individuals or groups. This feature allows for greater control over data sharing and ensures that only authorized parties can access sensitive information.
Virtru Secure Share seamlessly integrates with existing workflows and applications, providing encryption for Salesforce and secure file-sharing for Zendesk — making it easy to adopt and implement within organizations. This compatibility ensures a smooth transition and minimizes disruptions to productivity.
Virtru Secure Share provides organizations with comprehensive visibility and control over their data. Administrators can track data access, set expiration dates, revoke access privileges, and even remotely wipe data if necessary.
The recent class action lawsuits against Progress MOVEit highlight the significance of robust data security measures in today's digital landscape. With the increasing risks of data breaches and the potential consequences for organizations and individuals alike, now is an ideal time for businesses to explore secure alternatives such as Virtru Secure Share. By prioritizing advanced encryption, access controls, and comprehensive data visibility, organizations can safeguard their sensitive information, maintain customer trust, and mitigate the potential legal and reputational risks associated with data breaches.
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A proven executive and entrepreneur with over 25 years experience developing high-growth software companies, Matt serves as Virtu’s CMO and leads all aspects of the company’s go-to-market motion within the data protection and Zero Trust security ecosystems.View more posts by Matt Howard
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