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National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (and prepping for the COVID-19 holiday shopping season)

October marks the seventeenth annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month as outlined by the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). […]

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Data Sensitivity in the International Data Governance and Security Landscape

As any organization tasked with storing and transmitting sensitive data knows, the associated compliance implications can be a minefield of complex rules, risks and expensive fines.

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Ransomware Attacks Surge Amid Search for Covid-19 Cure

Last week, Bloomberg reported that hackers had managed to snag payment of 118 bitcoins (about $1.14M US at the time of the exchange) from Covid-19 researchers in early June.

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Microsharding: An Innovative Way to Protect Cloud Data

Until recently, when it came to protection for cloud data, I considered encryption the primary method. Then a few months ago, I came across a new technology called microsharding which disrupted my viewpoint.

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Accelerated Cloud Adoption: Vaccine Hacks Shed Spotlight on Data Privacy and Security

The global pandemic has also shone a spotlight on another type of highly sensitive data: vaccine research and associated medical records. As scientists across the globe search for a Coronavirus cure, data privacy and security have become a challenge all their own.

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Public Cloud Adoption and Data Security Events: What can be done to split their joint trajectory?

According to IDC Corp’s Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker, total end user spending on IT products for public and […]

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Heightened Data Security Risks Follow as Millions of Employees Work from Home

Over the last several weeks, organizations across the globe have scrambled to provide millions of employees with the tools necessary to work from home. For those employers for whom remote work has never been common practice, adapting for today’s conditions is not a matter of broadening existing security practices but of creating them on the fly. And the information at stake is some of the most sensitive traveling across the internet today.

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Why reducing data sensitivity is the best protection against cloud misconfiguration

Hardly a month into 2020, the cybersecurity news beat is already flush with headlines. One of the most notable came […]

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How to protect against the #1 cause of cloud data breaches

There’s no doubt cloud adoption is becoming ubiquitous. The datasets and workloads that have been migrated to cloud versus those […]