Tag "security"

Don’t Get Trampled by Wild Elephants, Make Sure Your Big Data is Protected!

Although many organizations are using big data Hadoop-based projects to predict the next best thing for their customers or to reduce customer churn, security is too often treated as an afterthought, a postscript, tacked on to a project’s implementation. Lately, it appears that many company’s security infrastructure has been breached. Some companies know their security... more

Informatica’s response to GHOST

After a careful review by Informatica, the recent Ghost buffer overflow vulnerability (CVE-2015-0235) does not require any Informatica patches for our on-premise products. All Informatica cloud-hosted services were patched by Jan 30. What you need to know Ghost is a buffer overflow vulnerability found in glibc (GNU C Library), most commonly found on Linux systems. All distributions of Linux... more

Informatica’s Response To the POODLE SSL v3 Vulnerability

The information security industry is an “arms race”, with attacks always getting better. To that end, it’s important that security controls and implementations be designed with flexibility and agility in mind. The SSL protocol was originally developed by Netscape Communications, the company that helped fuel the Internet generation. For the past 20 years, we’ve seen... more

Informatica Responsible Disclosure Policy

Notifying Informatica of Security Issues Our team of security experts strive to quickly address security issues involving our products and services. For guidance please see below: Problem or issue Informatica contact or resource How do I report a security problem in an Informatica application, online service, or website? Email Responsible_Disclosure@informatica.com How do I provide feedback... more

Informatica and the Shellshock Security Vulnerability

The security of information systems is a complex, shared responsibility between infrastructure, system and application providers. Informatica doesn’t take lightly the responsibility our customers have entrusted to us in this complex risk equation. As Informatica’s Chief Information Security Officer, I’d like to share three important security updates with our customers: What you need to know... more

Takeaways from the Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit (2014)

Last week I had the opportunity to attend the Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit. At this event, Gartner analysts and security industry experts meet to discuss the latest trends, advances, best practices and research in the space. At the event, I had the privilege of connecting with customers, peers and partners. I was also... more