There is a significant enthusiasm for a federal privacy law amid organizations’ lack of ability to comply with data privacy rules stemming from both mushrooming government regulations and complex data sharing agreements between companies. Organizations are also overconfident in knowing where private data resides, and tend to use inadequate tools such as spreadsheets to track…

As organizations embrace the cloud and new digital initiatives such as the IoT, blockchain and digital payments the use of trusted cryptography to protect their applications and sensitive information is at an all-time high. With corporate data breaches making the headlines on an almost daily basis, the deployment of an overall encryption strategy by organizations…

With April 15 quickly approaching, companies across the country are rushing to get their taxes filed. This often requires third party specialists who are well-versed in corporate taxes and prepared to navigate new regulations. While the right contractors are extremely valuable during tax season specifically, they shouldn’t be overlooked when it comes to managing insider…

The speed of cloud business initiatives is hampering organizations’ ability to secure and manage hybrid environments, with security personnel often not included. The 2019 State of Hybrid Cloud Security survey by FireMon revealed 60% of respondents either agreed or strongly agreed that this was happening in their organizations. Additional key findings include: Only 56% of…

ORLANDO, Feb. 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HIMSS 2019 ­– Today at the 2019 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition, VMware (NYSE: VMW) highlighted several customers who are partnering with the company to transform the cost, quality, and delivery of patient care – from the data center to the point of care. Healthcare organizations globally are challenged to deliver…

The rush to digital transformation is putting sensitive data at risk for organizations worldwide according to the 2019 Thales Data Threat Report – Global Edition with research and analysis from IDC. As organizations embrace new technologies, such as multi-cloud deployments, they are struggling to implement proper data security. “Our research shows that no organization is…

Researchers have disclosed a huge leak of government data stemming from the Oklahoma Securities Commission. As discovered by UpGuard researcher Greg Pollock, 3 TB of data was exposed, including millions of files, many of which pertained to FBI investigations. The data was exposed on a server sans password protection, meaning anyone with an Internet connection…

A new Vera report reveals stark numbers behind the mounting toll of data breaches triggered by cybercrime and accidents. One of the most recognized and mandated security controls, installed encryption tools protect just four percent of breached files. Meanwhile, compliance-focused mindsets and perimeter-driven encryption deployments keep organizations’ encryption investments fundamentally misaligned with how employees and…