The widespread adoption of cloud services has resulted in sensitive data assets being stored in cloud services. This solution brief takes a deep dive of McAfee’s unified approach to data security that protects both on premise and cloud-resident data from loss and to meet and maintain compliance
Published By: Forcepoint
Published Date: Jan 29, 2019
For most organizations, compliance is a bottomless pit of cost and effort. Too many infrastructure components and configuration points, too much data and too many places to put it—there are just too many places for threats to hide.In this session, Forrester Vice President and Principal Analyst Andras Cser shares how to prioritize security and compliance efforts. Specific topics include: - How your auditors are behaving; - Why risk-based prioritization is the only way to find threats; - The importance of context; - Forrester’s recommendations and best practices. Watch this webcast and learn how to make your organization’s journey to the cloud as safe as possible.
Published By: Forcepoint
Published Date: Jan 29, 2019
Some approaches to information security simply won’t deliver the results required for effective governance. Addressing head-on the primary issue—risk—is the key to a successful cybersecuritystrategy. In this session, Doug Landoll, CEO of information security compliance consulting firm Lantego, discusses how to take a risk-first approach to addressing information security. Specific topics include:- How to define cybersecurity success; - Common approaches that fall short; - Risk-based cybersecurity strategy planning. Find out how a proactive approach to information security now can help your organization avoid compliance issues later.
There are many expensive, complex technologies that promise high availability for SQL. Fortunately there are also simple, automated ways to get the highest levels of protection. The following five secrets to affordable SQL availability will help you to implement a SQL environment with little or no downtime, zero data loss, and no added IT complexity.
The greatest threat to enterprise data security comes from inside threats. Securing the enterprise requires an understanding of the data leak points, environment, people, and processes for managing sensitive information. This white paper explains how network-based and endpoint-based solutions can work together to provide the broadest protection available while ensuring scalability and manageability, and that employee productivity is not impacted.
Data breaches can carry very serious consequences, such as the revelation in February 2008 that that the Hannaford Brothers chain of supermarkets lost more than four million debit and credit card numbers to hackers. The bottom line is that organizations must implement Data Loss Prevention (DLP) systems to protect themselves against the growing array of threats they face from inadvertent and malicious data leaks from email, instant messaging and other systems.
In January of 2008, a random sample of online technical newsletter subscribers at midsize companies (100-5,000 employees) received an email invitation to participate in a survey about data protection solutions use at their organizations. The goal of the survey was to identify sources of and/or reasons for information security breaches, and to better understand how businesses are planning to protect themselves against data leaks. The following report presents top line results of the study.
Companies rely on knowledge assets, such as product formulas and customer databases. VPNs and network monitors can protect proprietary information from outsiders; but, they won't do much to prevent access by internal users. With the popularity of wireless networks, USB drives and other portable devices, it's all too easy for insiders to leak key data. This white paper explains how Trend Micro LeakProof 3.0 protects sensitive data at rest, in use, and in motion.
Encryption will help to protect data against unauthorized access by outsiders from lost or stolen devices such as laptops, thumb drives, and other removable media. But it does not protect against the insider threat-employees and contractors with authorized access to data who mistakenly or maliciously leak your most valuable assets.
Published By: Webroot
Published Date: Sep 18, 2013
Webroot commissioned a study to gauge the prevalence of web-borne attacks, their consequences, and how IT pros are responding. Among the results, the vast majority of companies surveyed experienced one or more types of web-borne attacks in 2012. The survey report also includes recommendations—such as deploying a secure web gateway—for responding to this new threat environment. Key findings include:
• 8 in10 companies experienced web-borne attacks in 2012
• The majority of respondents reported significant impacts such as increased help desk time, reduced employee productivity and disruption of business activities
• Secure web gateways are a critical component of an effective defense against web-borne threats
Running multiple data centers can be costly and complex. While using shared WAN links is a viable option for cutting costs, many organizations would rather incur the additional expense of private lines than sacrifice performance.
This resource details the challenges of sharing WAN links and explores how WAN optimization – which employs a set of technologies to improve the bandwidth, latency, and loss characteristics of WAN links – can help you achieve the private line performance you need without the high price tag.
Published By: Intralinks
Published Date: Mar 12, 2014
The implications of data loss are significant. Organizations that ignore the law affecting collaboration and information sharing are at serious risk of litigation, fines and brand damage. The paradigm shift from organizationally-defined to user-defined information governance is making it that much more difficult to maintain control of business activity and data.
This informative white paper by legal firm Field Fisher Waterhouse evaluates the legal risks of uncontrolled collaboration and information sharing and what to do about them, while providing in-depth insights into:
• Landmark incidents that have influenced data protection laws
• How to navigate different jurisdictional privacy frameworks
• Top 4 types of legal risk to protect against
• Top 5 recommendations for implementing good governance
Published By: Intralinks
Published Date: Jan 16, 2015
The increased mobility of the workforce is changing the way we work. Business users want the flexibility to share and collaborate on content that drives their business while IT needs to ensure the security of that data, no matter where it goes. An effective enterprise collaboration solution must consider people, processes and technologies to be effective, but where to begin?
This comprehensive Buyer’s Guide offers guidance on how to develop your organization’s requirements with regard to:
Risk management – avoiding data breaches and loss of information that can result in non-compliance
Business productivity - allowing for secure collaboration while enabling teams to work anywhere on any device
IT efficiency - supporting the full breadth of external business content requirements while integrating with existing applications and protocols
This Buyer’s Guide offers a holistic approach for your evaluation process by examining the granular aspects of enterprise file sharing, as well as i
Downtime happens and often at the worst time possible. Organizations experiencing downtime face direct and indirect costs from the loss of critical systems. This whitepaper discusses a Globalscape survey of 283 IT professionals and end users revealing the frequency of unplanned downtime, the effects on organizations, including average costs, and what IT administrators can do to minimize core system failure.
A video explaining how high-end replication and fail over solutions used to be economical only for stock exchanges and other similar environments, but not anymore. Find out how HP can help you cut recovery time and data loss with a cloud-based disaster recovery solution that is less than you would think.
Losing data is costly. According to the Ponemon Institute, the average data breach costs US organizations an estimated $200 per record, or $5.4 million total per breach. And apparently these breaches are equally likely to be from criminal attack as from employee or contractor negligence. It makes sense then that surveys point to data loss via unsecured file sync and share solutions as one of IT’s biggest concerns. IT professionals have spent years learning how to protect their organizations from hackers, but how do you ward off both external and internal threats when employees are seeking ways to collaborate more and more?
There's an app for that, but is it secure? Mobile Application Lifecycle Management (MALM) is the key to ensuring the protection of apps and associated data by integrating security throughout the end to end process.
Whether in search of better managers, higher pay or more recognition, people are changing careers faster than ever. The average tenure of wage and salary employees is 4.6 years. With more and more employees working exclusively with corporate data, higher attrition translates to higher levels of data loss.
Many employees feel entitled to the work they’ve created and ignore security policies, simply taking the data they want. While some of this pilfered data is innocuous or already in the public realm, some of it is classified, such as customer and employee information, payment data and intellectual property.
Code42 provides enterprise organizations with a way to view, manage and protect data from walking out the door. Download the white paper to learn how.
Today’s organizations face a ballooning data management and risk problem. The use of laptops, tablets, workstations, servers and smartphones in the enterprise to create and store critical data is growing at an alarming rate.
Many companies still rely on a legacy, platform-specific data backup solution, even though it doesn’t provide consistent backup across the enterprise. This outdated approach becomes especially risky when IT faces a data migration initiative. Whether migrating to a new version or brand new hardware on the client or server—organizations risk immense data loss and an expensive, intensive disaster recovery undertaking if they launch a data migration effort without first properly securing their data.
Continuous, real-time data backup is the only viable solution for protecting all enterprise data while providing for a seamless migration process. But how do you achieve it?
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