Tag "data security"

How Mature is your Organization’s Security Program?

Perimeter defense is dead since there is no longer a perimeter. An organization’s data exists everywhere, on premise, in the cloud, and on multiple devices. Availability of data to be accessed from anywhere, any device and any location in the world, allows for maximum productivity, enables business to be conducted from anywhere, and improves customer... more

Who is Accountable for a Breach to Your Data Integration Environment?

Enterprise Data usage has never been higher than it is today; and data usage is continuing to grow as Data fueled applications are the norm. The variety of sources, the volume, the transformations and prolific use of Data makes Data-Integration a critical ‘hub’ of enterprise data that enables critical business processes. In this Golden Age... more

Data in the World of Cloud

“Cloud First” is now a reality for most companies. Instead of building new data centers, CIOs are asking if they can use a public cloud provider like Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure. Instead of deploying on-premise applications, their initial choice is a SaaS provider like Salesforce.com. The advantages of Cloud – agility, cost, scalability... more

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