More than $1.7 trillion is lost annually due to data loss and downtime, according to a study released Tuesday by EMC.
Security vulnerabilities at third-party vendors have been behind a number of high-profile data breaches, including major breaches at Target, AT&T, Lowe's, AutoNation and the Department of Defense's TRICARE healthcare network.
More than half of enterprises will use security services firms that specialize in data protection, security risk management and security infrastructure management to enhance their security postures by 2018, predicts market research firm Gartner.
The EU is getting very serious about cybersecurity and data protection, with new regulations expected to go into effect this fall that would the require the appointment of data protection officers at many organizations doing business in Europe.
Companies are struggling to deal with the flood of personal devices coming into workplace. Here are six success factors from cloud and mobile security provider Bitglass that IT managers should keep in mind when crafting a BYOD program.
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David Zimmerman writes that organizations today utilize several different devices to produce and manage data, so they need multiple layers of data protection.
A powerful EU commissioner is threatening to suspend the EU/US safe harbor agreement--which protects U.S. companies from EU regulatory action if they meet certain data protection criteria--unless significant changes are made to address privacy concerns raised by reports of widespread surveillance by the National Security Agency.
Safeguarding data is a challenge in any data center, but in medium-sized data centers there are often a host of special considerations. They generally have dedicated, largely virtualized servers running mission-critical applications, and at the same time, they get slim resources, making data protection a major struggle, writes George Crump, lead analyst at Storage Switzerland.
Under a proposed update to the European Union's data protection law, companies could be fined as much as 2 percent of their annual sales for losing personal data or processing sensitive information