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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 …

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The security threat 88 percent of companies are missing

Let’s say you’ve been tasked with assessing and updating your company’s security technologies. First, you take stock of the threats it’s recently faced. You investigate system failures, third-party attacks and instances of phishing, ransomware and …

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 …

How to calculate the value of your data

To adequately manage data and protect it from security risks, you need to assess its contents and determine how it should be handled within your system. When files contain sensitive elements, such as a customer’s …