sensitive data management

2 Steps to secure sensitive data

Did you know… According to Forrester Research, more than 60 percent of enterprises will discover a breach of sensitive data? The average cost of a single lost or stolen record containing sensitive information costs $158? …

Do you know where your sensitive data lives?

One of the biggest challenges organizations face today in trying to secure their IT environments is a lack of data awareness. Despite all the recent high-profile hacker attacks against well-known enterprises, many companies simply don’t …

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 …