Fasoo Shows Wrapsody Productivity and Security Platform at Gartner Symposium 2017

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Fasoo demonstrated the latest version of the Wrapsody productivity and security platform at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2017 from October 2 – 5, 2017 in Orlando, FL.  There was a lot of interest from CIOs, other executives and security professionals as many are struggling with how to secure sensitive information while also providing enhanced productivity for documents or unstructured data. This …

Is Encryption Really That Hard?

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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

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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 …

Can Updated FFIEC Cyber Assessment Tool Help With Other Regulations?

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The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) released an update to its Cybersecurity Assessment Tool to help financial institutions establish a better baseline to identify their risks and determine their cybersecurity preparedness. The original intent of the Assessment was to provide a repeatable and measurable process for financial institutions to measure their cybersecurity preparedness over time. The updates are a …

Practical Advice At Buffalo NYDFS 23 NYCRR 500 Pathways to Compliance Event

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Following our successful event in Rochester, the second of the NYDFS 23 NYCRR 500 roadshow events at Phillips Lytle LLP in Buffalo, NY on May 17, 2017 brought together executives, insurance, legal, and security professionals in a great forum to discuss challenges for financial services organizations to meet the new cybersecurity regulations that went into effect on March 1, 2017.  …

Fasoo Hits Nerve with Message of Security, Governance and Productivity at RSA 2017

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After two days at the 2017 RSA Conference in San Francisco, it looks like Fasoo’s message of Security, Governance and Productivity is hitting a nerve with security professionals, analysts, executives and other attendees.  As the regulatory and business climate change to overcome constant threats to businesses and the data they use to drive profitability, companies are looking for a more …

Choose Security Over Convenience

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One of the problems of implementing security is that people perceive it as an inconvenience.  People always take the path of convenience because it’s easy.  Many years ago no one locked their doors because we weren’t worried that someone would come into our house and steal anything.  Over time that thinking changed and we all lock our homes and businesses …

Top Four Security Predictions For 2017

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2016 has been an epic year for cyber security and data breaches.  From recent hacks at Yahoo and LinkedIn to problems at the FDIC and stolen intellectual property from Glaxo-Smith Kline, this year has been a boon for data breaches large and small. The past year has shown us that malicious attacks and inadvertent mistakes continue at an alarming rate …

How Fasoo Can Help Meet New York Financial Services Cybersecurity Regulations

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In September 2016, the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) proposed a broad set of cybersecurity regulations for banks, insurers, and other financial institutions that will enhance data security and require a comprehensive cybersecurity program and policies to ensure compliance. The proposed rule is the result of DFS’s focus on cybersecurity over the past several years, in which …

Lock It Down: Eliminate Business Risk with Encryption

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One harrowing statistic from our recent Ponemon study, “Risky Business: How Company Insiders Put High Value Information at Risk,” is that 56 percent of the respondents said they do not educate their employees on the protection of files containing confidential information.  Reporter Karen Epper Hoffman referenced this statistic in her SC Magazine eBook contribution, “Locking it down,” and included insight …