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Fortscale Announces Podcast Series to Coincide With Cyber Security Awareness Month


Fortscale Security Ltd., a leader in the growing field of User Behavior Analytics for enterprise security, today announced a new podcast series in October to coincide with National Cyber Security Awareness Month. The trio of podcasts will focus on the weekly themes set forth by the Department of Homeland Security and will feature interviews with members of Fortscale's brain trust including Founder & CEO Idan Tendler. Additionally, noted cybersecurity and privacy expert Byron Acohido will be a featured panelist in the series. The podcasts will be posted throughout the month of October at

"National Cyber Security Awareness month is a great way to get people talking about the multitude of evolving threats and educate them on how to prevent from becoming potential victims," said Idan Tendler, founder & CEO, Fortscale. "Our podcast series will narrow the scope of the discussion around the rise of insider threats, why they are successful, and how businesses can better protect themselves. We'll also discuss the innovation in cybersecurity to prevent attacks and look to the future in regards to the next generation of cybersecurity professionals. These discussions are both timely and relevant, and we encourage people to listen in."

Since 2004, the U.S. has recognized October as National Cyber Security Awareness Month, designed to "engage and educate public and private sector partners through events and initiatives with the goal of raising awareness about cybersecurity and increasing the resiliency of the nation in the event of a cyber incident."

To coincide with this year's observation, the Fortscale Podcast Series will focus on the following topics:

Podcast 1: Rise of the Insider Threat – The first podcast will focus on the current state of cybersecurity and the rise to prominence of the insider threat. The kickoff interview will cover the different types of insider threats behind high-profile breaches at Home Depot, Target, Anthem, OPM, and others, and how User Behavior Analytics can help play a role in thwarting these attacks.

Podcast 2: Your Evolving Digital Life – The second podcast focuses on the "evolving digital life." The discussion will center on the application of security analytics to gain new insights from this data and make smarter decisions about user access, specifically addressing how this data can be used to detect malicious insiders more quickly and minimize potential damage.

Podcast 3: Building the Next Generation of Cyber Professionals – The third and final podcast will highlight the need for properly trained cybersecurity professionals to deal with data breach responses, including security-related practices such as data mining and developing algorithms. Additionally, the discussion will focus on the importance of hands-on training and internships for young professionals, as well as the need to be involved with the security community of experts; attending meet-ups, industry conferences and other related events.

Fortscale delivers the industry's most technically superior user behavior analytics tools that empower security teams to quickly identify and block real threats. Fortscale's proven user behavior analytics solution is designed to detect anomalous behaviors, identify bad actors operating within a network, and alert security teams for a rapid response. For more information, visit

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About Fortscale:

Fortscale delivers the industry's most accurate, scalable and extendible User Behavior Analytics solution. Enterprises face a growing threat from malicious employees and external users that have hijacked and compromised legitimate user credentials to exploit data. These sophisticated attacks occurring from within the network are difficult for security analysts to detect using traditional security measures. As a result, a new approach is needed to secure enterprise networks and protect intellectual property. Fortscale provides a proven User Behavior Analytics solution designed to mitigate these insider threats. With deep big data expertise, superior analytics, unrivaled machine learning capabilities and global user profiling, Fortscale empowers analysts and security teams with unmatched user intelligence, prioritized alerts and easy-to-use investigation tools so they can quickly identify bad actors and respond to threats. For more information, visit

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