Data Security

Data security is critical anywhere and everywhere your data resides—from device to cloud. In this section, McAfee shares insights into data security, GDPR, data breach reporting, DLP, and more.

Data Security

‘Aha’ Moments From the ‘Verizon 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report’

This blog post was written by Rick Simon. The annual Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) was published today. Once again, it is a hefty report that is sure to become one of the most referenced data breach reports in the world. That is because Verizon’s analysis is based on ...

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5 Old School Rules to Carry into the Online World

We are social creatures, and now that our social circles are almost entirely digital, the mass migration of millions of voices, cultures, and values is starting to show up in both wonderful and not-so-wonderful ways. Our kids are watching it all unfold; absorbing what works and discarding what seems trifle or ...

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Who Let the Data Out? Who, Who, Who, Who? (Part 3 of 3)

It feels like the last song of the concert—this is the final blog in our cybersecurity benchmark series! As every good detective starts with information, we’ve been digging into the classic six “w” questions: who, what, when, where, why, and how. To find those answers for security professionals, data was ...

Data Security

Who Let the Data Out? Who, Who, Who, Who? (Part 1 of 3)

Nowadays, everyone knows how important data is. Who hasn’t seen a sensational news story about a data breach lately? Despite all this public exposure, however, not everyone is qualified to protect organizations against breaches. It takes more than binge-watching a season of Mr. Robot to become a cybersecurity expert, or ...

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Prominent Mexican University Amps Security With McAfee

The Universidad de Las Américas (University of the Americas or UDLAP) in Puebla, Mexico, is one of Latin America’s most prestigious universities. And just like colleges of all sizes across the global, UDLAP recognizes that one of its greatest security threats comes from outside devices connecting to the school’s network ...

Data Security

Another Reminder to Not to Let Your Data Guard Down

If anything has been proven in recent years, it’s that you don’t have to worry about a data breach happening, you have to count on it. The latest incident involving cloud storage vendor Dropbox casts an onerous spotlight on several issues facing enterprise security experts. Beyond the corporate password issue, ...

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Upcoming McAfee Tech Talk on Web Protection and Data Loss Prevention

How Effective is Your Web Security? Evolving Your Internet Defense Strategy Whether it’s a link clicked in a phishing email, or drive-by download from a malicious advertisement – the internet is responsible for more security incidents than any other source of attack. Most organizations still rely on the old model ...

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How Good Is Your Response to Data Breaches?

Data breaches are commonplace. Every organization that handles sensitive or private data should have a proper capability to respond to an incident. Many companies have a basic set of procedures, while others maintain a mature set of people and processes. A small percentage of organizations over the years have refined their ...

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Healing a Fractured IS Environment with Integrated Security at Boston Medical Center

Working for a Level 1 trauma center and the busiest emergency room in New England, Boston Medical Center CISO Sumit Sehgal is acutely aware of the role information security plays in keeping critical systems, applications, and data safe so patients can leave the facility in better shape than they arrived. ...

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Berkshire Health Systems Adopts Protect-Detect-Correct Strategy With McAfee

Paul Doucette, the senior technical security engineer at Berkshire Health Systems, thrives on challenge. “Our biggest security priority is protecting our sensitive business data,” he says. “What keeps me coming back to the office every day is the thrill of being able to detect new threats and correct them before ...

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