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5 Advantages of Using Encryption Technology for Data Protection

Posted by Patrick Riley on Sep 15, 2016 10:00:00 AM



Article that speaks about some key advantages and benefits of implementing encryption technology. With cybercrime on the rise and the number of data breaches increasing, criminals are becoming more savy ramping up attacks more frequently.

http://www.smartdatacollective.com/ryanayers/435800/5-advantages-using-encryption-technology-data-protection

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Topics: Enterprise Data Protection

Why Anti-Malware Simply Isn't Enough to Keep Hackers Out

Posted by Patrick Riley on Aug 16, 2016 10:00:00 AM


Anti-malware has aided the fight against hackers a great deal, there is no dispute regarding this fact. These programs scan and predict hacker behavior before anyone even has a chance to open a dangerous email or click on a suspicious link. Some companies have done a better job than others in implementing this software into their devices, but for the most part, consumers and employees can stay safe from attacks whether they know it or not. While these preventative strategies are exceptionally important, it just isn't enough to keep hackers at bay. All companies will need to look beyond anti-malware to have a fighting chance against them.

To learn how encryption can lower the cost of regulatory compliance while enhancing security, download our white paper Reducing the Cost of Regulatory Compliance with Encryption 

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Topics: Enterprise Data Protection

Hacks of Corporate Systems on the Rise, says PYMNTS.com

Posted by Patrick Riley on Aug 15, 2016 2:07:13 PM



Interesting article in PMNTS. "Computer hacks of corporate systems are on the rise, and while KPMG found 80 percent of organizations have confirmed their systems have been hacked, only half spend the money and time to invest in cybersecurity.

http://www.pymnts.com/news/security-and-risk/2016/corporate-hacks-kpmg-ransomware/

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Topics: Enterprise Data Protection

Closing the Gaps in Your IT Security: Tips to Get Everything Under Control

Posted by Patrick Riley on Aug 15, 2016 10:00:00 AM


No one wants to go in front of a boardroom or a managerial meeting and say the company's network is at risk to large-scale threats, and that there needs to be major changes. It either means that an IT expert is accusing the people who make decisions of being short-sighted in some way, or it means admitting that they haven't done what's necessary to secure the infrastructure. However, as uncomfortable as this conversation may be, it is far better to deliver this report rather than the report that announces there's been a breach on the company. The silver lining here in that there are a variety of options to begin tightening up your security, and we'll give you a few tips you can take to the bank.

To learn how encryption can lower the cost of regulatory compliance while enhancing security, download our white paper Reducing the Cost of Regulatory Compliance with Encryption 

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Topics: Enterprise Data Protection