Tag "data security"

The New Security Perimeter: Data-Understanding Risk and Protections

A webinar well-worth attending for security, risk and data professionals is scheduled for next Wednesday, September 9th.  The webinar addresses critical issues for data security, where data presents risks and how sensitive data is growing and proliferating through organizations.  We all know that security is challenged and the speakers will explore how data can become... more

The Power of Data Security Intelligence

Organizational risk continues to climb as data breaches overwhelm today’s information security technologies and practices. Despite billions expended on information security every year, highly motivated cyber gangs, organized crime and nation states are winning the cyber-arms race. Once networks and systems are breached, sensitive data seems to be pilfered at will. And organizations acknowledge their... more

Data Security Survey – The Sequel: More is Less

Informatica and Ponemon Institute concluded their second annual survey on data centric security, titled “The State of Data Security Intelligence.” This follows last year’s report on “The State of Data Centric Security.” The survey results yield no surprises as they mirror the never-ending data breach headlines:  Organization’s perceive more risk as they have less confidence... more

Data Is Precious: Secure it Accordingly

Security professionals are in dire need of a solution that provides visibility into where sensitive and confidential data resides, as well as visibility into the data’s risk. [1] This knowledge would allow those responsible to take an effective, proactive approach to combating cybercrime. By focusing on the data, Informatica and our customers, partners and market ecosystem... more

Retailers: Who’s Checking Out Your Data?

Secure Your Data, Before It Becomes Front Page News In 2014 we saw many retailers suffer at the hands of hacker’s intent on stealing customer credit card details and personal information. With Target, Michaels, Neiman Marcus, Albertsons & SuperValu, all getting plenty of coverage in the press, resulting in significant financial loss and impacting consumer confidence.... more

What It Takes Today to Be an Effective CISO

What does it take to be an effective Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) in today’s era massive data breaches? Besides skin as thick as armor and proven experience in security, an effective CISO needs to hold the following qualities: A strong grasp of their security program’s capabilities and of their adversaries The business acumen to... more