Is Encryption Really That Hard?

The problem today is sensitive information is leaking from organizations like a dripping faucet.  The recent Equifax data breach is just the latest example of a constant barrage of leaks in the news.  All the experts say the best way to stop data leaks is by encrypting sensitive data. So why isn’t everyone doing it?   What’s the problem?  New …

You Need Data-Aware Protection Mechanisms

Data breaches pose one of the greatest threats to business and government.  With the recent data breach at Equifax magnifying the problem of data loss in businesses and the public sector, it’s time for organizations to think hard about using data-aware protection to safeguard sensitive information. The ever-changing cybersecurity landscape requires organizations to evolve beyond merely protecting the network perimeter …

Fasoo Helps Customers with Compliance at Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit 2017

This year at the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit in National Harbor, MD there was a lot of focus on managing and mitigating risk to a business and how to  improve cybersecurity through data-centric protection.  One area of concern to many organizations is how to comply with some of the newer cybersecurity and data protection regulations, like GDPR, as …

You Really Need Persistent Data Protection

Despite significant security investments made by organizations, data breaches of sensitive information continue at an alarming rate. There are many contributing factors to this situation such as the ever increasing rate of data collection as well as cloud computing, outdated security standards and controls, and flawed applications with security vulnerabilities. Today’s bad guys are well funded, skilled and organized. When …

Data-Centric Security in the Boardroom

With so many high profile data breaches in the public eye recently, cyber security is now front and center in many organizations.  Globally cyber attacks and data leaks are daily threats to organizations, reminding everyone that we are all potential targets. Attorneys are warning about potential individual liability for corporate directors who do not take appropriate responsibility for oversight of …

4 Reasons You Need Enterprise Digital Rights Management

In today’s business world, information security, regulatory compliance and data governance requirements are driving a top to bottom change in how we manage corporate data.  As the walls of an organization blur, new business models make the definition of employee, business partner and corporate information difficult to define. Many companies allow employees to work from any location at anytime using …

Stop Accidental Data Breaches Through Errors

“Clerical Error” in Georgia Results in Data Breach of 6 Million Voters A class action lawsuit was filed by two Georgia women alleging a massive data breach when Secretary of State Brian Kemp’s office released personally identifiable information (PII) of voters, including Social Security numbers, to the media, political parties and other paying subscribers. Allegations include that the unauthorized information …

Bill Blake Presents to Institute of Internal Auditors on Fraud Prevention

Bill Blake, President of Fasoo, Inc., presented “Closing the Threat Gap: A 21st Century Approach to Minimizing Risk” at the Rochester Institute of Internal Auditors 2015 Fraud Event at Mario’s Restaurant in Rochester, NY on November 20, 2015. The conference focused on how to detect and prevent fraudulent activities in companies regardless of size.  In today’s high-risk environment members of …

Stop Confidential Data Theft through Paper Printouts

Massive PHI Breach at Children’s Medical Clinics of East Texas An employee of the Children’s Medical Clinics with a retaliatory agenda to cause damage to the clinic’s reputation, stole and improperly disclosed the confidential data of 16,000 patients. Notification letters were sent to affected people to inform them that an employee took paper records from the facility and sent screenshots …