Posts tagged with "Personally-identifiable Information"

6 questions to ask for protecting student data in distance learning

Aug 6, 2020

6 questions to ask for protecting student data in distance learning

Tech and security decision makers working to protect schools should ask six main questions to diagnose their organizations’ readiness to move instruction online, identify gaps, and find solutions to their most pressing issues in student data security. We're breaking down each of these questions and providing some insight into how to approach the biggest problems that educational tech leaders face, in the best and worst times alike.

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5 Common Accidental Sources of Data Leaks

Jul 17, 2020

5 Common Accidental Sources of Data Leaks

How do bad actors gain access to a company's data? Most of the time, well-meaning everyday people are the real source of data insecurity. This list of five common sources of accidental data leaks will help you identify the problems that could be lurking in your systems, apps, and platforms.

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Keeping the Shared Responsibility Model in Mind When Adopting AWS (and Other Cloud Services)

Jun 18, 2020

Keeping the Shared Responsibility Model in Mind When Adopting AWS (and Other Cloud Services)

Understanding the shared responsibility model of cloud services is perhaps one of the most important aspects of cloud security. Knowledge of this model allows organizations to operationalize security programs rooted in a proper understanding of what resources and settings they have control over and visibility into once they migrate to the cloud. While the shared […]

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DLP helps organizations stay compliant while protecting data in the cloud

Jun 15, 2020

DLP helps organizations stay compliant while protecting data in the cloud

Compliance regimes are one way to protect individuals and companies from data loss. But simply knowing the laws and regulations isn’t enough.

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Choosing a DLP solution: A guided plan

Apr 22, 2020

Choosing a DLP solution: A guided plan

Data loss prevention (DLP) may be an unfamiliar term, even to business leaders working hard to follow cybersecurity best practices. In this blog post, we’re giving you a primer on why DLP is a massive undertaking for even the best IT teams, and why an automated solution is the best way to protect your business-critical […]

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Unstructured data provides equal risk and opportunities for businesses

Apr 17, 2020

Unstructured data provides equal risk and opportunities for businesses

Unstructured data is projected to account for approximately 80% of the data that enterprises will process on a daily basis by 2025. Data breaches and other security issues get a lot of attention in the media, but all businesses working with data, especially data in the cloud, are at risk of data loss. Preventing data […]

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Slack Security: How to Detect PII & Prevent Data Exfiltration in Slack

Feb 10, 2020

Slack Security: How to Detect PII & Prevent Data Exfiltration in Slack

In October 2019, Slack crossed the 12 million daily user mark, which is a testament to the app’s ease of use and effectiveness as a collaboration-enabling tool. Given the SaaS platform’s rapid growth in the past decade, it’s no exaggeration to say that Slack has become a fundamental part of corporate and enterprise environments. As […]

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How Data Discovery and Classification Can Help Secure PII

Jan 8, 2020

How Data Discovery and Classification Can Help Secure PII

When it comes to cybersecurity, data discovery can sometimes be an overlooked component of many organizations’ approach to securing data. However, the importance that data discovery has for any modern organization or enterprise cannot be understated. Data discovery tools help provide security teams with data visibility, or the ability to know where sensitive data is […]

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