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Securing Cloud Technology in a Growing Threat Landscape

Cloud technologies are becoming more and more popular. Many companies shifted their workloads and their IT infrastructures into the cloud. The advantages are clear: more flexibility and scalability, less admin overhead and often cost savings. But with those advantages also come many risks. Recent studies have shown several threats cloud technologies face. As data transfers […]

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Why a “Lift-and-shift” Cloud Migration Strategy Doesn’t Support Data Security

The classic 1982 Steven Spielberg horror film “Poltergeist” chronicles disturbing, unexplained paranormal activity happening in a suburban family’s idyllic home. As the activity becomes more sinister and terrifying, the family learns that their neighborhood was built on an old burial ground. It turns out that the real estate developer moved the burial markers, but not […]

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How the Evolution of Agents has Been Essential for Modern Database Security

In today’s data driven world, every organization’s most important asset is their data. Accordingly and similarly to other protected components like applications, web and peripheral gateways, databases require a dedicated security solution as well. An essential database security solution must provide fundamental features such as: reporting, asset discovery, vulnerability management, and most importantly, database auditing […]

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Determining “Need to share vs. Need to know” is a Cornerstone of a Data Protection Strategy

There is a paradox that lies at the heart of data security. Data itself only has real value if an organization can share it with stakeholders that need it to perform their roles. However, the more widely an organization shares data the greater the risks of the data being compromised. Data security professionals wrestle every […]

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7 Facts About Insider Threats That Should Make you Rethink Data Security

In the report, Insider Threats Drive Data Protection Improvements, Forrester Research asserts that most organizations are making positive steps toward protecting the sensitive data they are migrating to the cloud. However, Forrester suggests that many have not devised a comprehensive plan that addresses a primary obstacle to data security, internal cybersecurity threats. In this post, […]

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