Posts tagged with "Sensitive Data Protection"
Sep 9, 2020
4 Things Newly Remote Companies Need to Know about Sharing Data Over Slack
In April, just over half of Americans started to work from home, largely driven by the disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic. The situation continues to evolve day-to-day, but remote work is here to stay: 42% of the U.S. labor force is now working from home full-time, as tools like Slack, Microsoft Teams, and Google Drive […]
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 […]
Jan 7, 2020
Nightfall’s Cloud Security Newsletter 1/7/20
In Nightfall’s Trends in Cloud Security Newsletter, we review the top stories and developments in cloud security. Some of this issue’s highlights include: Nightfall provides original reporting on December’s CCPA hearings. Read our most important takeaways for compliance. Dark Reading shares 7 lessons about cloud security that we can learn from 7 of 2019’s biggest […]
Nov 25, 2019
How to Make Slack HIPAA Compliant in 2020
Earlier this year, as Slack filed for its IPO, the company also updated its security page to indicate that it offers a HIPAA compliant messaging solution. Since then, Slack has created documentation around its HIPAA compliant features and encourages interested parties to contact their support team for full details. We’ve written a FAQ that addresses […]
Jun 10, 2019
How Ellucian leverages Nightfall for Data Security on Slack
Read about how Nightfall provides Ellucian with instant visibility into sensitive information in Slack.
May 30, 2019
Nightfall simplifies and automates Slack DLP for Periscope Data
Learn how Periscope Data, a premiere business intelligence and analytics platform, secures their Slack communications with Nightfall's Data Loss Prevention (DLP) platform.
Apr 15, 2019
Guide to Data Loss Prevention (DLP) on Slack
What is Data Loss Prevention (DLP)? DLP ensures confidential or sensitive information (like credit card and social security numbers) isn’t shared outside of Slack by scanning for content within messages and files that break predefined policies. Does Slack have DLP functionality built-in? No, Slack relies on third-party apps (like Nightfall) to provide DLP functionality […]
Apr 8, 2019
Is Slack HIPAA Compliant?
Before reading further, if you’re curious about what HIPAA and PHI are, check out our post What is PHI? Slack for Teams The standard versions of Slack (Free, Standard, Plus) are not HIPAA compliant. Slack states in their supplement to their Terms of Service specifically for healthcare customers (found here, as of this writing): Unless Customer has […]