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On top of the data security issues you face

  • The Demise of Symantec?
    INDUSTRY
    The Demise of Symantec?

    Pundits want to declare Symantec dead since its acquisition by Broadcom. The truth is more complicated, and more hopeful, than one might guess.

    Read the full article here. By: Sean Steele - 03.19.2020
  • Vendors Know You Too Well
    PEOPLE
    Vendors Know You Too Well

    Vendors know how to play technical buyers and procurement teams to maximum effect. It's time to buy better.

    Read the full article here. By: Sean Steele - 02.10.2020
  • Banishing the Backseat Drivers
    STRATEGY
    Banishing the Backseat Drivers

    Security vendors like to tell you what you need, but you don’t have to let them. If you put in the time and effort to assess what you have and where you want to go, you can create a meaningful strategy and a sustainable plan. It’s worth it.

    Read the full article here. By: Sean Steele - 02.05.2020
  • Throw a New Year's Curveball
    PEOPLE
    Throw a New Year's Curveball

    It's a new year, and a great opportunity to get your security team out of their comfort zone. After all, your cyber adversaries aren't worried about keeping your staff comfortable -- shouldn't you practice working under stress?

    Read the full article here. By: Sean Steele - 01.08.2020
  • Managed DLP Services
    DATA
    Managed DLP Services

    Too often, businesses purchase DLP in an effort to check a regulatory box. The investment is made, DLP is physically implemented, then no one ever looks at it again. This common misuse of the program does little to improve security. In fact, it’s akin to throwing money down the drain. DLP needs attention to meet its usability potential.

    Read the full article here. By: Dennis Sawatzki - 07.02.2019
  • Drowning in Data?
    DATA
    Drowning in Data?

    Huge, intractable problems break down into smaller, digestible pieces. Instead of trying to solve the whole "data problem" at once, across the entire organization, start with one particular area. One department. One team. Get an understanding of how that part of your organization collects, analyzes, uses, retains, stores, deletes, and manages its own data.

    Read the full article here. By: Sean Steele - 04.18.2019