Accurately differentiates between enterprise and consumer products to detect insider risk and file exfiltration through personal cloud applications

Minneapolis, MN — Aug 4, 2021 — / — Code42, the Insider Risk Management leader, announced that its Code42® Incydr™ software solution can now automatically distinguish between browser uploads to corporate and personal cloud applications, including Google Drive™ and Box. Today, 91% of security leaders believe that users are exfiltrating data through personal cloud accounts, yet nearly half (49%) don’t have a tool to differentiate personal and corporate cloud application uploads.

As cloud-based collaboration tools have risen in popularity within the enterprise, personal use of the same tools has become a breeding ground for insider data leaks and theft, contributing to losses up to 20% of revenue annually. This type of insider risk is growing increasingly common and is a challenging data security blind spot.

Code42 Incydr’s new functionality reduces alert noise of data movement to authorized sanctioned applications while alerting on data exfiltration to unsanctioned destinations, such as personal cloud apps. The product enhancement does not require configuration by administrators, changes to network infrastructure or policy implementation.

“The innovative way that Incydr pinpoints file exfiltration to personal cloud accounts is a game changer. Businesses today are facing an unprecedented confluence of risk to their organizations. We’re seeing the biggest workforce shifts in history, a growing sense of personal ownership over work produced, and the portability of data has only increased – especially with the adoption of cloud-based consumer and enterprise tools,” said Joe Payne, Code42 president and CEO. “Incydr quickly identifies which users are moving data to personal Google Drive and Box accounts, ensuring that organizations are protected from insider data exfiltration.”

The Code42 Incydr data risk detection and response product provides a prioritized view of the highest-risk data exposure and exfiltration events happening across organizations. By monitoring all file computer, cloud and email activity through an endpoint agent and API-to-API integrations with corporate data systems, the Code42 Incydr product is able to determine whether or not a file in motion is put in a trusted or untrusted cloud destination. This feature builds upon Code42’s innovative Browser Upload capability, which detects and alerts security teams to unauthorized browser upload activity.

“When it comes to clearly identifying if source code or trade secrets are being uploaded to an unsanctioned place, like a personal cloud account, many times organizations rely on domain-based methods as an approach. The challenge with apps like Google Drive is that there aren’t unique sub-domains for enterprise and personal environments, so security cannot clearly and swifty distinguish if data is at risk or not,” added Rob Juncker, Code42 CTO. “We’re validating when files reach their expected enterprise destination within the corporate environment and, more importantly, when they do not.”

Learn More About Code42 Incydr
The Code42 Incydr product allows security teams to effectively mitigate data exposure and exfiltration risks without disrupting legitimate collaboration. Incydr is purpose-built to help security teams effectively manage the dynamic nature of Insider Risk – that includes prioritizing the risks that matter the most.

It is a SaaS solution purpose-built for Insider Risk Management. The Incydr solution surfaces the top indicators of Insider Risk and accelerates an organization’s ability to detect and respond to data exposure and exfiltration events. Incydr is cloud-native and built to directly address the gaps in conventional data security solutions. Organizations looking for detailed security intelligence about on- and off-network file movements can use Incydr to help identify and act on the greatest indicators of risk to their data.

Additional Resources

  • Take a spin through an interactive demo of Incydr in our free sandbox environment.
  • Join the conversation with Code42 on our blog, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.
  • Read our book, Inside Jobs: Why Insider Risk is the Biggest Cyber Threat you can’t Ignore.

About Code42
Code42 is the leader in insider risk detection and response. Native to the cloud, Code42 rapidly detects data loss, leak, theft and sabotage as well as speeds incident response – all without lengthy deployments, complex policy management or blocking employee productivity. With Code42, security professionals can protect corporate data and reduce insider risk while fostering an open and collaborative culture for employees. Backed by security best practices and control requirements, Code42’s insider risk solution can be configured for GDPR, HIPAA, PCI and other regulatory frameworks.

More than 50,000 organizations worldwide, including the most recognized brands in business and education, rely on Code42 to safeguard their ideas. Founded in 2001, the company is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and backed by Accel Partners, JMI Equity and Split Rock Partners. Code42 was recognized by Inc. magazine as one of America’s best workplaces in 2020. For more information, visit

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Company Contact:
Kristin McKenzie
Public Relations Principal, Code42

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