Posts tagged with "Sensitive Data Protection"

4 Things Newly Remote Companies Need to Know about Sharing Data Over Slack

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 […]

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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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Nightfall’s Cloud Security Newsletter 1/7/20

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 […]

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How to Make Slack HIPAA Compliant in 2020

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 […]

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How Ellucian leverages Nightfall for Data Security on Slack

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.

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Nightfall simplifies and automates Slack DLP for Periscope Data

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.

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Guide to Data Loss Prevention (DLP) on Slack

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 […]

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Is Slack HIPAA Compliant?

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 […]

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