Symantec the Black Hole of DLP & Data Protection

  Symantec the Black Hole of DLP & Data Protection The demise of mega security vendor Symantec has been known in the IT industry for years now.   Once one of the biggest names in a slew of platforms, from antivirus to firewalls, is now in a clear state of decline. The tech giant has…
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The Public Cloud  Is it Secure?

The Public Cloud.  Is it Secure?   In today’s business environment, data is everything. With data volumes increasing exponentially, the cloud has become the go-to for many companies to store their vital information. Offloading data storage and management has worked wonders. Firms no longer have to rely on in-house storage components. Furthermore, the organizational and…
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False Promise of Blanket Encryption

The false promise of blanket encryption Why data needs to be inspected before its put under lock and key With cyber-attacks on the rise and compliance with regulatory regimes like HIPAA and GDPR becoming more urgent, businesses have been turning to encryption as a catch-all tactic to ensure IP and personal data are protected. Make…
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Cloud Data Protection

The shift to the cloud.   It’s one of the IT world’s fastest growing trends. Cloud storage has brought about a revolution in data management, allowing enterprises to store and process large quantities of data without dealing with the costs and maintenance of on-site hardware. More importantly, the cloud has given the modern, mobile workforce…
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Applying Smart Algorithms for Intelligent DLP

Applying Smart Algorithms for Intelligent DLP & Data Protection Data loss prevention (DLP) and Data Protection programs play a vital role in an organization's information security strategy. DLP is essential for tracking a company’s volume of data and organizing it within security protocols. This includes classifying files / data streams to determine levels of secrecy…
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