Physical Security Is Critical For Protecting Your Data

Read why Anthony Caruana says that physical security is critical for protecting data on Life Hacker : While many people focus on the logical security around their data, physical security gets a lot less attention. Locking down the electronic components of physical security is an area that’s forgotten once it’s installed. Tony Vizza, from IT […]

Keeping data confidential

Read Jennifer Brown’s article about how law firms can protect their data from cyber criminals on Canadian Lawyer Mag : As fears mount that external law firms could be targets for hackers, in-house counsel are wondering just how secure the connection is to their outside advisers. In the last year or so, the FBI and […]

How to Keep Your Valuable Data Safe and Keep Your Legal Options Open

Read  Daniel D. Rubinstein and Shannon T. Murphy’s article about how companies can keep their data safe and legal options open on Lexology : As then-Attorney General Eric Holder has explained, “There are only two categories of companies affected by trade-secret theft: those that know they’ve been compromised and those that don’t know yet.” Read […]

Hit by a data breach? 5 steps you must take

Whether it’s a ransomware attack or a cyber security incident, organizations have specific obligations to manage the incursion and file appropriate reports with the federal government. For example, the Office for Civil Rights of the Department of Health and Human Services recently outlined the basic steps for healthcare organizations to take in response to a […]

CIO upfront: The privacy whirlwind, keeping up with compliance

Here are two things to think about. One. New Zealand is poised to pass new legislation that sets the framework for the disclosure of data breaches to the public. Two. You may already require compliance with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Read Brian Fletcher of Symantec analyse the upcoming New Zealand’s data notification law on […]

3 Ways to Protect Your Data in the Cloud

For consumers, the cloud is a big blessing: It lets them store huge amounts of information—music, messages, photos and so on—at little or no cost. Thanks to a wide array of services, it’s possible to squirrel away as much digital data as you like without buying extra equipment like hard drives or memory sticks. Read […]

How Hotel Cybersecurity Keeps Guests and Data Secure

Read Scott Koegler’s article about cyber security in hotels and resorts on Security Intelligence : Hotels need cybersecurity: Although they don’t have the volume of transactions that big box retail stores do, their transactions are generally larger, and their guests have more at stake than just their groceries. But the personal information hotels store is only […]

Big Data Security

Read Christine Taylor’s article about Big Data security on Datamation : Big data security is a constant concern because Big Data deployments are valuable targets to would-be intruders. A single ransomware attack might leave your big data deployment subject to ransom demands. Even worse, an unauthorized user may gain access to your big data to […]

Top tips to best protect your company from cyber attacks

Read AshFranklin list top tips about how companies can protect themselves from cyber attacks on Lincolnshire Live : Bosses are being urged to make sure their firms are protected against cyber crime in the aftermath of a ransomware attack that brought the NHS to its knees. Cybercrime is quickly becoming one of the fastest growing areas of […]

Healthcare Data Encryption not ‘Required,’ but Very Necessary

Healthcare cybersecurity is essential for covered entities of all sizes, especially as ransomware attacks and other types of malware become more common. Healthcare data encryption is often discussed in these situations as well, with many in the industry underlining its importance. Read why HIPPA doesnt make healthcare organisations compulsorily encrypt data but it is very […]