Category Archives: Data Loss Prevention

CCPA, COVID-19 and Data Security

CCPA, COVID-19 and Data Security In January, the CCPA went into effect but enforcement was delayed until California’s Attorney General Xavier Becerra finalized the underlying regulations, or July 1, 2020.  On June 1, the Attorney General of California submitted the final regulation package for the state’s comprehensive data protection law, the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA). CCPA…
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Law Firms Breached!

In one of the more sensational data breaches in recent times, media and entertainment law firm Grubman Shire Meiselas & Sacks was hit with a cyberattack that affected some of its most high profile clients.   According to a Variety report, the breach compromised some 756 gigabytes’ worth of information including the personal details of…
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Gain Control of Your Unstructured Data On-Premises and in the Cloud

Gain Control of Your Unstructured Data On-Premises and in the Cloud   When it comes to data security, enterprises face a major challenge when it comes to preventing data loss.  The nature of administering a large firm today means sharing information across a wide spectrum of users, spread out across multiple locations and work stations.…
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Badmouthing Data Loss Prevention (DLP) is Fashionable

Badmouthing Data Loss Prevention (DLP) is Fashionable   Is DLP Really Dead?   I recently came across several digital security vendor sites who describe themselves as a “DLP alternative.” Perusing through their pages, I came across comments such as “DLP is hard to deploy”, “DLP is hard to maintain” and the classic: “DLP is heavy…
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2020 Redefining Data Loss Prevention and Protection

January 2020 Redefining Data Loss Prevention and Protection   GTB Technologies is the Data Protection solution that can prevent the loss of data from Malware and trusted insiders by blocking sensitive data. “Data Protection” has been the name of the game for GTB Technologies since its inception in 2004. On a mission to help protect…
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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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