Topic "Data Security"

Securing the Data Footprint

Increasingly, the ability to effectively secure corporate and customer information and assets is a conversation that has moved from technologists up to C-level executives and the board. At the same time, approaches to corporate security are quickly evolving beyond the traditional infrastructure-based approach. When I talk to CIOs and CISOs about security, they share a... more

Data Security Survey by Informatica, Scale Ventures and Ponemon

When it comes to sensitive data, what you don’t know will hurt you; and ignorance is not bliss. Informatica, Scale Ventures and Ponemon Institute concluded their survey on data security, titled “Data Breaches and Sensitive Data Risk”. This follows Informatica’s report last year on “The State of Data Intelligence“. The survey reveals considerable anxiety around... more

“Where Is My Data?” (And other terrifying questions facing security professionals)

Survey Results: What issues are most top of mind for CISOs As a security professional, I can attest that the lifeblood of any company is the sensitive data they process. To be useful this data needs to be connected to other applications, mashed-up with other data sources, and presented to a wide variety of mobile... more

Secure@Source Version 2: Data Visibility, Risk and Financial Impact

I don’t think I’m overstating anything by calling the next 10 years “The Decade of Data” –  data of every variety, volume and use proliferates to meet the insatiable demands of analysts, executives, marketers and researchers.  Rich data sets provide the means for insights and answers to complex questions that create competitive advantage or research breakthroughs. ... more

Data Visibility, Risk and Financial Impact: Secure@Source Version 2 Webinar

The need for understanding sensitive data continues to grow; driven by persistent threats, data growth and dispersion, and byzantine privacy laws and industry regulation.   Reported data breaches provided a routine cadence of organizations whose security efforts failed to protect their most valuable and entrusted asset:  sensitive data, whether their customers or constituents or staff. Current... more

What Is Data Security Intelligence?

Data Security Intelligence (DSI) provides highly automated technology solution for the collection and correlation of information about sensitive data, continuous risk monitoring risk , analytics to identify high risk areas, threat detection, and delivery of highly actionable insights to prioritize remediation actions.  DSI goes beyond traditional analytics by incorporating advanced methods such as machine learning... more

Securing Sensitive Information in the Big Data World

The last year have seen a lot of improvements in big data security.  Some are available natively as part of the Apache framework and various Hadoop distributions.  Different distributions have different levels of security capability.  While additional security is offered through distribution-neutral software solutions, like Informatica Data Security.  Let’s review the following security categories and... more