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5 Data security tips every IT manager should know

The past few months have been full of news coverage around data breaches and the need for data awareness. From hospitals to universities to children’s toys, data attacks are coming full force, and IT pros …

3 Questions answered by the Verizon Data Breach Report

Verizon’s annual Data Breach Investigations Report has become a hallmark of the security industry’s progress, as well as its preparedness against attackers and breach incidents. This year’s theme is, “Security should be a driving force, …

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Great product teams play bingo, not basketball

I totally admit that I drive product folks crazy. I am a huge believer that it is the responsibility of every person in a company to help ensure complexity and gratuitous innovation don’t creep into …

data governance

4 Ways to win the race toward data management

IT professionals face huge challenges – and massive opportunities. As data has become a valuable and critical element of business, the way IT pros manage it can largely determine company success. Data management encompasses a …

Small financial institutions, big data issues

Security in the financial sector is serious business. All financial organizations, no matter their size, deal with security issues – from data breaches and hacks, to well-meaning employees downloading malware by mistake. These organizations must …

3 simple ways to celebrate Data Privacy Day

While most CISOs like to think that we’re protecting our employers’ sensitive data all the time, Data Privacy Day offers an opportunity for a reality check. It’s easy to focus on putting security measures in …

Another trip to Vegas

What happens in Vegas, is captured, stored and analyzed in Vegas.  Everything that can be tracked is, Big Data at its finest.  What’s the upside?  Your Diet Coke arrived with the lime in it you …