Tag "data security"

HIPAA Compliance at Informatica

Informatica has achieved compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) for the current suite of iPaaS products. HIPAA addresses the use and disclosure of individuals’ health information — called protected health information (PHI) — by organizations subject to the Privacy Rule — called covered entities — as well as standards for the rights... more

What’s the Cost of a Data Breach in Telecoms?

Now that the European Union has passed the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) many Communications Service Providers (CSPs) are taking steps to ensure they are ready for the regulations and protected from the risk of a data breach. In general the telecoms industry has been focused on security for a long time but the focus... more

The Power of Data to Transform Businesses is Here with Data 3.0

As we saw last week at Informatica World 2016, it has never been clearer: data is changing the way business is done. Every industry, from banking to healthcare to consumer goods, is being transformed with data as a fundamental change agent. This generational shift, which we call Data 3.0, is benefiting customers who are experiencing... more

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

GDPR – Where to start?

Financial Services institutions are assessing where to start on the road to GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) compliance. Here are some thoughts about the starting point. In a recent blog article, I set out my view on the journey to addressing GDPR compliance in Financial Services. In this blog, I’m going to examine my view... 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

The Data Revolution is Here and Informatica is Leading the Charge

Last year, I flew more than 200,000 miles across the globe. And, while I lead Informatica’s product team, I wasn’t just traveling to support our R&D efforts. I spent a majority of the time traveling to meet with our customers – getting to hear their successes and desires for the future around how we work... 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