“The biggest challenge of securing the public cloud isn’t technical.” That’s the opinion of an IT security analyst at a large U.S. government contractor. He should know. In the last year, his company rolled out a multi-tiered cloud environment, with instances in both Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure as well as on premises. ...
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If your organization is, you can win on a couple fronts… In traditional warfare, information sharing is key. The notion of sharing insight on your opponent is extremely valuable and cannot be underestimated. The basic principles in Sun Tzu’s The Art of War state you must know yourself and know your opponent to be successful. ...
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If we asked database administrators, security teams, and risk teams about their definition of what database security is, the answers would vary widely. Each team views the definition based on their own requirements, but the one answer that most likely won’t appear is: “To protect data.” Traditionally, database security has always been seen as a ...
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On Tuesday, Oct. 16, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) held its “Kicking off the NIST Privacy Framework: Workshop #1” in Austin, Texas. I was honored to be asked to participate. This was the first in a series of public workshops focusing on the development of a useful and voluntary Privacy Framework, like ...
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This year’s MPOWER Americas was packed with innovative keynote speakers, the MPOWER Partner Summit, tons of sessions, technical deep dives, demos, an Innovation Fair, and much more. Take a look at some of the highlights from this year’s event! “Together is Power” in Action at Partner Summit On Tuesday, we hosted Partner Summit, our first ...
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With cyber criminals having more flexibility in funding and operations than ever before, U.S. citizens are vulnerable not only to breaches of security but also of privacy. In the United States, no article of personal information is meant to be more private or secure than the Social Security Number (SSN). This is for good reason. ...
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Cloud awareness and adoption continues to grow as more enterprises take advantage of the benefits that come with multiple cloud platforms. As this trend continues its upward trajectory, we see more tech vendors coming to market with new tools designed to address a variety of different challenges. Whether you are switching up your multi-cloud strategy ...
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