Tag: data protection

Cloud Security

Resolving the Data Protection Challenge Across Cloud and Remote Devices

February 15, 2023

Via: CSO Online

As IT operations migrated to the cloud, it became easier to support remote and hybrid workers. The problem is that it has also complicated the infrastructure IT and security teams are tasked to protect. Organizations far and wide have expanded […]

Cloud Security

Backup heads to cloud as ransomware hits 76% and RTOs/RPOs fail

February 22, 2022

Via: Computer Weekly

In a disaster recovery scenario, most organisations can’t recover the data they want or do it quickly enough. Meanwhile, ransomware attacks – now firmly among the list of potential “disasters” – have been suffered by 76% of organisations in the […]

Global Cloud

Cloud storage compliance pitfalls: Post-pandemic and post-Brexit

November 19, 2021

Via: Computer Weekly

Over the past 18 months, compliance with data protection laws may not have been top of mind for many organisations. Firms had to move quickly to switch to remote operations and home working, and an expanded use of the cloud […]

Cloud Security

CISA’s Cloud Security Technical Reference Architecture: Where it succeeds and where it falls short

September 28, 2021

Via: CSO Online

President Biden’s Executive Order 14028 “Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity” directed the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to create a cloud-security technical reference architecture (RA) in coordination with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Federal Risk and […]

Cloud Security, Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud, Public Cloud

Confidential Computing: The Future of Cloud Computing Security

June 10, 2021

Via: Security Intelligence

Two years ago, a group of tech companies introduced a new roadmap for cloud computing security. Confidential computing “uses hardware-based techniques to isolate data, specific functions, or an entire application from the operating system, hypervisor or virtual machine manager, and […]

Cloud Security

What cloud providers can and can’t do to protect your data

May 19, 2021

Via: CSO Online

We all have at least part of our data in the cloud. Most of us still have servers located locally or perhaps in a local datacenter or in redundant regions throughout the world. Too often the processes that we used […]

Global Cloud

Cloud data protection keeps the Crick’s medical research Covid-secure

October 15, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

In early 2020, scientists at the Francis Crick Institute in London, Europe’s largest biomedical research facility, suddenly found themselves facing what may prove to be the toughest challenge of their careers in the shape of a largely unknown new coronavirus […]

Global Cloud

Adapting your data protection measures for the cloud

July 10, 2020

Via: CompareTheCloud

This has changed the landscape of almost every enterprise, affecting IT teams on virtually every level. They are being forced to find new ways to store, manage, protect and efficiently utilise this information. The consequences for failing to do so […]

Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

Effective Data Security Begins With a Strong Tech Foundation

March 31, 2020

Via: Security Intelligence

Data is the engine of the modern economy. Whether it consists of customer data, intellectual property, market insights or financial information, these types of sensitive data enable the most successful businesses to thrive. It’s no surprise, then, that securing that […]

Deployment Models, Global Cloud, Hybrid Cloud

Top Five Security Focus Areas for Mainframes

August 6, 2019

Via: Security Intelligence

Mainframes remain the backbone of the world’s transaction processing infrastructure, from financial data, to business logic, to customer data and more. Because of their significance in this process, mainframes once sat in a secured, physical data center, separated from the […]

Service Models

SaaS data protection provider Druva nabs $130M, now at a $1B+ valuation, acquiring CloudLanes

June 20, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

As businesses continue to move more of their computing and data to the cloud, one of the startups that has made a name for itself as a provider of cloud-based solutions to protect and manage those IT assets has raised […]

Global Cloud

Lessons from the Encryption Front Line: Core Components in the Cloud

February 19, 2019

Via: Security Intelligence

Now that we understand the common threats facing organizations and how to select the right solution for data-at-rest encryption (DaRE), what’s the next step in your data encryption journey? Encrypting data is the relatively easy part of the solution, but […]

Global Cloud, Service Models

Cloud Security With a Chance of Data Breaches

December 19, 2018

Via: Security Intelligence

With the current data explosion and rise of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and deep learning, organizations must make sense of the vast amounts of data they collect to better themselves and gain an edge over the competition. Processing and […]

Global Cloud

Data Protection for Cyber Threats

September 20, 2018

Via: CompareTheCloud

Companies are looking for ways to improve their data security to guard against the rising number of ransomware attacks, whilst also protecting their data from insider threats, such as malicious intent from disgruntled employees. The financial penalties imposed by the […]

Deployment Models, Global Cloud, Private Cloud

Cloud adoption, on-premise & data protection in the boardroom

June 22, 2018

Via: CompareTheCloud

An important point is how the boardroom’s view of cloud computing has changed. For many organizations, the transition to the cloud became part of their digital transformation. While the boardroom executives may not understand all the technical details, they see […]

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Carbonite Server Backup VM Edition for Service Providers

June 12, 2018

Via: Talkin' Cloud

A complete data protection solution ensures the safety of every system you manage. With Carbonite Server Backup VM Edition for Service Providers, you can offer a fully integrated service that protects virtualized environments both locally and in your cloud. Carbonite […]

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GDPR compliance: Don’t cloud the issue of data protection by design

March 28, 2016

Via: CompareTheCloud

Whilst two years may seem like a sufficient amount of time, the fact is that IT teams are faced with the challenge of controlling a hugely complex web of cloud use in the workplace. As a result, GDPR compliance will […]

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Are you convinced you deleted that cloud file?

February 10, 2016

Via: Russel Edwards

Part of data privacy protection consists in being able to permanently delete data when necessary. Data deletion is another form of user control over sensitive or private information that has been at one moment entrusted upon a device or a […]