The hidden threat in digital business: Unstructured Data

In 2018, an estimated 5 billion records were exposed as a result of 6,500 data breaches. This year has had no shortage either, with new stories of hacks every week. Most recently, Words With Friends dominated headlines for potentially exposing the data of over 200 million players. With every hack, …

Efficient execution of compliance roadmap for SaaS companies

Compliance is the cost of doing business in today’s world. Regulators have imposed a wide array of mandates and protections designed to uphold privacy and security standards around consumer information. Meeting compliance requirements can be a challenge, but it can also open up new markets, speed your sales process, and …

Regulatory pressure is reshaping big data as we know it

It should come as no surprise to anyone monitoring the burgeoning big data ecosystem that the increasing quantity of data being generated, the majority of which is unstructured—combined with the growing number of external data sources and quotidian nature of data breaches—has led to today’s hyper-sensitive regulatory environment. It was …

Digital transformation is top-of-mind for corporate execs

Digital transformation efforts are going well beyond the domain of IT to involve the entire organization, elevating digital strategy to the top of the board of director agenda, according to a recent report by professional services firm BDO USA. The firm surveyed 145 corporate directors of public company boards in …

Classification is the First Step to Successful Data-Loss Prevention

When looking at best practices for successful data protection, the first or second step is almost always discovery and identification. Data-loss prevention (DLP) tools can give you some sense of what you have and can monitor the flow of information, but they cannot provide identity to the degree of certainty …