How Hackers Think & How it Relates to Salesforce - May 31, 2019

Taken from RevCult's Salesforce Security Series Webinar "How Hackers Think" featuring Mike Smith, Security Architect at Salesforce 

“Simply put, Roman Seleznev has harmed more victims and caused more financial loss than perhaps any other defendant that has appeared before the court...This prosecution is unprecedented.”

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Topics: Salesforce Security & Privacy, webinar

Salesforce Security: 7 Most Common Mistakes That Put Your Org at Risk - Mar 13, 2019

Posted by Pete Thurston on Mar 13, 2019 2:42:44 PM


Are you using Salesforce in the most secure way? Security is not a “set it and forget it” thing. We conduct Salesforce Security Risk Assessments for a number of clients and tend to see recurring themes that expose companies’ data. Here are the 7 most common mistakes we see with Salesforce Security:

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Topics: Salesforce Security & Privacy, webinar

Salesforce Field History Tracking & History Retention Policies

Posted by Pete Thurston on Feb 15, 2019 10:18:25 AM

RevCult continues to help companies in highly regulated industries (Financial Services, HLS, Consumer Goods, etc.) grow on the Salesforce platform while ensuring their data is properly protected. We are proud to offer more value to clients with our new Premium version of Field Audit Trial Cockpit, the User Interface for Salesforce Field Audit Trial.

Before we dive into the details of the Premium version, let's take a step back and provide some context on the importance of Field Audit Trail.

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Topics: Salesforce Security & Privacy

Explained: "Salesforce Field History Data Retention Now Enforced"

Posted by Pete Thurston on Dec 20, 2018 12:28:05 PM

 

You might have seen an email from Salesforce with the subject "ACTION MAY BE REQUIRED: Field History data retention now enforced" and body text: 

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Topics: Salesforce Security & Privacy

Salesforce Encryption: Probabilistic vs Deterministic

Posted by Pete Thurston on Dec 14, 2018 10:37:46 AM

In the Summer '18 release, Salesforce provided the option to encrypt certain fields with deterministic encryption scheme. Before we dive into the difference between probabilistic and deterministic encryption, let's make sure we're all on the same page.

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Topics: Salesforce Security & Privacy

GDPR & Salesforce: Privacy by Design and Accountability

Posted by Pete Thurston on Oct 23, 2018 1:36:05 PM

 



This blog is based off of our webinar, "GDPR & Salesforce Part I," that we held earlier this year. You can watch the highlights above.
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Topics: Salesforce Security & Privacy

Intuit Implements Shield Platform Encryption in Record Time  (Dreamforce 18 Session) - Oct 17, 2018

Posted by Emmett Torney on Oct 17, 2018 3:16:54 PM

 Dreamforce 2018 Shield Customer Session with Intuit

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Topics: Salesforce Optimization, Salesforce Security & Privacy, webinar

25 Day Countdown to Dreamforce '18!

Posted by Emmett Torney on Sep 7, 2018 4:13:30 PM


It’s September and we all know what that means - the month of Dreamforce '18. Here at RevCult, we are excited.... and I mean really excited. Every day we’ll show you how we're celebrating. From Monty python, ghostbusters, shields and rabbits, you'll see how it all ties into our story.

So follow our social media to see recent posts and be included in our raffles (prizes, hats, shirts and more)!

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Topics: Salesforce Optimization, Salesforce Security & Privacy

3 Steps to Assess Risk & Verify Security of Your Salesforce Data

Posted by Pete Thurston on Jan 4, 2018 5:43:24 AM

Data security is a hot topic in today’s digital world with more sophisticated hackers, breaches, policies, requirements and private information moving to the cloud. Salesforce is one of the major cloud platforms companies are storing private information on, and as Salesforce Experts, we get asked a lot about the security of the platform.

Well Salesforce is just that – a platform, not a product. Salesforce does a great job of making their platform highly secure with fundamental security tools, BUT it’s a platform and you can still make mistakes on the platform that can increase your risk exposure.

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Topics: Salesforce Security & Privacy

Field Audit Trail Cockpit - the UI for Salesforce Field Audit Trail

Posted by Pete Thurston on Nov 6, 2017 7:56:56 AM




First, a little background

At RevCult, many of our clients work in highly secure and regulated industries (i.e. healthcare, financial services, etc.). With the close scrutiny involved with those industries comes an elevated focus on compliance and security. Almost all of our clients in those spaces have carefully defined and articulated data retention policies. When implementing a cloud solution, like Salesforce.com, to elevate your business and the processes that drive it, the platform often falls under the purview of Information Security teams. This is to ensure that the data stored within the platform adheres to the same standards as the rest of the IT systems.

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Topics: Salesforce Security & Privacy

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