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Infographic: Security Strategies for Safer Cloud Migrations

Posted by Aoife McMonagle on May 19, 2015 9:05:00 AM

Cloud computing continues to become a more prolific and revolutionary technology, leading many firms to migrate applications, data and other assets into these advanced environments. As change is one of the more consistent creators of risk in IT security, cloud migrations must be handled properly and in such a way that maintains protection of sensitive information and systems.

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Topics: Public Cloud, IT Security, Cloud and Data Security, Cloud, Private Cloud, Infographic

How to Build More Robust BYOD Security (Infographic)

Posted by Aoife McMonagle on Apr 7, 2015 9:18:00 PM

There is no denying that enterprise mobility has been one of the most challenging trends for businesses and others when it comes to security throughout the past several years. Studies indicate that decision-makers have largely struggled to strike the right chord when writing policies, enforcing the protocols and ensuring seamless protection of data traveling into and out of mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets and portable computers.

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Topics: IT Security, Cloud and Data Security, Infographic, Mobility Security

New IoT-related data security fears emerge

Posted by Aoife McMonagle on Mar 3, 2015 12:07:59 PM

Although the Internet of Things is already beginning to gain traction in a wealth of industries - most notably health care and manufacturing - experts, lawmakers and others have been concerned about the data security implications that accompany this trend. After all, the IoT presents similar challenges and risks by way of information governance and privacy protection to those involved in general mobility, and may be even more intense given the wider breadth of devices, software and operating systems involved. 

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Topics: Cloud and Data Security

Health care data security remains an issue

Posted by Aoife McMonagle on Mar 3, 2015 12:07:50 PM

Although retailers were among the most common companies in the news for data breaches throughout the past several years, a wealth of experts and industry analysts have asserted that health care providers are the most at risk of information exposure and theft. In some ways, these assertions have been backed up by an endless stream of new content regarding the breach of patient records, which happen to be among the most sensitive files out there. 

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Topics: Cloud and Data Security

Health care data security remains an issue

Posted by Aoife McMonagle on Feb 24, 2015 1:07:19 PM

Although retailers were among the most common companies in the news for data breaches throughout the past several years, a wealth of experts and industry analysts have asserted that health care providers are the most at risk of information exposure and theft. In some ways, these assertions have been backed up by an endless stream of new content regarding the breach of patient records, which happen to be among the most sensitive files out there. 

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Topics: Cloud and Data Security

New IoT-related data security fears emerge

Posted by Aoife McMonagle on Feb 10, 2015 4:07:15 PM

Although the Internet of Things is already beginning to gain traction in a wealth of industries - most notably health care and manufacturing - experts, lawmakers and others have been concerned about the data security implications that accompany this trend. After all, the IoT presents similar challenges and risks by way of information governance and privacy protection to those involved in general mobility, and may be even more intense given the wider breadth of devices, software and operating systems involved. 

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Topics: Cloud and Data Security

On the sixth day of security: Financial data protection in 2015

Posted by Aoife McMonagle on Dec 17, 2014 10:07:16 AM

This is the sixth segment of our 12 Days of Security series. 

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Topics: Cloud and Data Security

On the first day of security: Cloud risk management

Posted by Aoife McMonagle on Dec 10, 2014 10:09:30 AM

This is the first segment of our 12 Days of Security series.

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Topics: IT Security, Cloud and Data Security

Steps to mitigate common cloud security threats

Posted by Aoife McMonagle on Dec 2, 2014 11:08:39 AM

The cloud computing market has positively benefited from a quickly depleting level of security concerns among decision-makers in a wealth of industries and regions, but there are still plenty of actions that must be taken to ensure the integrity of data and systems in these environments. Whereas a majority of leaders believed that the cloud could simply not be secured as proficiently and effectively as legacy IT systems only a few years ago, most have wised up to the truths behind the technology. 

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Topics: Cloud and Data Security

Survey reveals widespread data security apathy

Posted by Aoife McMonagle on Nov 25, 2014 5:07:14 PM

Information governance, privacy protection and data security have become three of the more important core requirements of corporate leadership and ownership in the past few years, driven by the perpetually intensifying breadth of breaches across industries. Still, studies indicate that leaders and decision-makers have been somewhat slow to the punch - or even apathetic - when it comes to digital risk management. 

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Topics: Cloud and Data Security