Can You Stop Former Employees Taking Your Data?

It’s a good question and one that many organizations don’t think about thoroughly.  You take a lot of time onboarding an employee by doing background checks, checking references, and determining what information systems and data access the person needs to do her or his job.  You may have a comprehensive provisioning system that grants access to all applications and data. …

Fix a Broken Chain of Custody with Confidential Data

Companies share a lot of confidential data with third parties.  Who is responsible for keeping that data secure?  Is it the originating company or the third party?  Or both? This week American Express sent letters to card holders about a possible data breach.  According to reports “an unauthorized person or group accessed the system of a third-party service provider prompting …