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Why Your Focus Should Be On Data Governance

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by Angela Guess Margaret Harrist recently wrote for Forbes, “Your business is quickly becoming a big data business in one way or another. Yet many organizations have become far more focused on collecting and storing data than they have been at deciding who can access it, how they can use it, and under what circumstances.…

Embracing Hadoop and Keeping Your Data Secure at the Same Time

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by Angela Guess Digital Journal recently published an article on the issue of avoiding data breaches in the age of Hadoop. The article notes, “It is clear that Hadoop is now mainstream and here to stay, being used to solve complex problems in industries such as Financial Services, Healthcare and Utilities among others. The use…

Why Your Business Needs Better Data Security

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by Angela Guess Steve Jones of Capgemini recently wrote for Wired, “The security challenges that businesses face on a daily basis are innumerable. In fact, we’ve spent the last thirty years securing all things imaginable – firewalls, antivirus, access and identity controls, biometrics, GRC, etc. However, today’s ‘hackers’ are smarter than ever and companies need…

Cybersecurity Hindsight is 20/20

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by Angela Guess Yoav Leitersdorf and Ofer Schreiber of Tech Crunch recently wrote, “This year we witnessed a series of high-profile security breaches, from the aftermath of the Target and Home Depot fiascos, to a number of attacks on other national retailers, including Michaels, Goodwill and Neiman Marcus. Then there was the massive breach at…

4 Critical Cyber Trends for 2015

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by Angela Guess A new article out of SolPass reports, “Cybersecurity is guaranteed to make big headlines in 2015, according to one computer fraud expert. Why? Just look at 2014, says security pro Kent Schneider. Home Depot. Target. Staples. Sony. Schneider says that with so many major companies getting hacked over the past several months,…

Seven Israeli Big Data Startups to Watch

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by Angela Guess Napier Lopez of The Next Web reports, “UpWest Labs  is a US-based accelerator that brings promising Israeli startups to a four month program in Silicon Valley for a chance to break out big. This is UpWest Labs’ eighth class to make it to California – here’s a look at what they have…

New Study Shows IT Managers Struggling to Control Data Security

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by Angela Guess Business Cloud News reports, “A study including feedback from over 1,800 IT decision-makers globally suggests enterprises are still struggling with securing data hosted in cloud-based services. Research undertaken by the Ponemon Institute and SafeNet suggests IT pros are still facing challenges associated with managing the security of cloud-based applications, with 70 per…

Mobiliya Launches Innovative Mobile Data Security Solution

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “Mobiliya, an AgreeYa Mobility company, today announced the launch of the latest product in its innovation-driven mobility portfolio Mobiliya Manage — a comprehensive enterprise solution for extensible device management (xDM). A state-of-the-art management solution for mobile devices, Mobiliya Manage ensures the security of sensitive…

Community Health Says Data Stolen from 4.5 Million Patients

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by Angela Guess Jim Finkle and Caroline Humer of MSN Money report, “Community Health Systems Inc , one of the biggest U.S. hospital groups, said on Monday it was the victim of a cyber attack from China, resulting in the theft of Social Security numbers and other personal data belonging to 4.5 million patients. Security…