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Data Anonymization Can Reduce the Risks from Data Breaches

The storing and processing of data sets that contain personally identifiable information (PII) is increasingly regulated and is subject to onerous notification requirements when data breaches occur. Such data includes health information, financial data and legal records. When your business stores or processes this information and when it can be linked to a particular...

Is Data Sovereignty the answer to cloud computing risks?

The entire domain of cloud technology has grown more complex over the years even as the risk of breaches continues to increase. Complexity is increasing further with the changes in laws being brought about to cover issues of data residency and data privacy. The occasions of government agencies demanding that Cloud Service Providers (CSP) provide them with access to data...

How can we use the cloud and comply with global privacy laws?

The cloud clearly provides a number of benefits for businesses and associations, but as many are aware, remaining compliant with regional, federal and industry law and regulations is a major challenge. For decades, organizations have kept control over their data and customers' information as it was simply stored in on-premise data centers. Now, cloud services are the de...

Data Breaches: The Encryption Challenges

This article is the third in a series that discusses data breach threats and possible solutions. The first two articles, “What You Need to Know,” and “Threats and Consequences,” make it clear that businesses need to take action to reduce data breach risks. The current article presents encryption as a possible solution but details what type of encryption is needed to...

Data Breaches: Threats and Consequences

This article is the second of a series that explores data breach risks and issues related to regulatory compliance, associated costs and loss of reputation. In “Threats and Consequences” we look at the types of cyber threats and what the consequences might be for businesses that suffer data breaches. As described in the first article of the series, “What You Need to Know

Data Breaches: What You Need to Know

This article is the first of a series that explores data breach issues, threats to data security, compliance with regulations and effective solutions to reduce the risk of data breaches. In "What You Need to Know” we define key terms and provide an overview of the data security problems businesses are facing. Data breaches are becoming more frequent while government...

Is data manipulation the next step in cybercrime?

Data manipulation could mean disaster for corporations, health care providers, national security agencies and individuals around the world. Businesses and consumers both invest time and money into securing private information, but too often, the focus is on preventing hackers from accessing data and therefore ensuring that sensitive information, trade secrets and...

How Data Protection Can Fail Against Insiders

Reports of data protection fails against insiders, compromised cybersecurity and data breaches are becoming more frequent, even at large corporations and the government. But these events are not all the same. You can analyze them and, by classifying the data breaches based on how they happened, you can develop effective countermeasures. One way data breaches occur is...

Maintaining Law Firm Client Confidentiality with Cloud Masking

If you work in the law profession or are an IT professional responsible for law firm records, you know to what extent your business depends on the ability to keep sensitive client information confidential. The issues raised by storing law firm client data digitally are data security, data accessibility and the maintaining of legal privilege. When you store client...

CloudMask Named to Government CIO Outlook’s Top 10 Security Solution Providers 2017

"Most cybersecurity defenses these days are designed to keep the attackers out, which, history has shown, is not a viable strategy,” Tarek El-Gillani, Co-Founder and CTO, CloudMask. He further draws the attention to recent events such as the Russian intrusion in the U.S. electoral process as a clear example of the impact a lack of security may have on an organization....

With CloudMask, only your authorized parties can decrypt and see your data. Not hackers with your valid password, Not Cloud Providers, Not Government Agencies, and Not even CloudMask can see your protected data. Twenty-six government cybersecurity agencies around the world back these claims.

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