Tag "data security"

Which Method of Controls Should You Use to Protect Sensitive Data in Databases and Enterprise Applications? Part II

To determine what is the appropriate sensitive data protection method to use, you should first answer the following questions regarding the requirements: Do you need to protect data at rest (in storage), during transmission, and/or when accessed? Do some privileged users still need the ability to view the original sensitive data or does sensitive data... more

Which Method of Controls Should You Use to Protect Sensitive Data in Databases and Enterprise Applications? Part I

I’m often asked to share my thoughts about protecting sensitive data. The questions that typically come up include: Which types of data should be protected? Which data should be classified as “sensitive?” Where is this sensitive data located? Which groups of users should have access to this data? Because these questions come up frequently, it... more

The Power and Security of Exponential Data

I recently heard a couple different analogies for data. The first is that data is the “new oil.” Data is a valuable resource that powers global business. Consequently, it is targeted for theft by hackers. The thinking is this: People are not after your servers, they’re after your data. The other comparison is that data... more