Still Thinking About Regulatory Compliance?

Deborah Kish Cybersecurity, Data breach, Data security, Insider threat, Privacy

I sure hope so!  Well, the one year anniversary of GDPR is upon us and the challenge of effective, easily managed data security and regulatory compliance is palpable.  So, what did Fasoo do? We developed Data Radar (well, it has been around for a long time now) to deliver a unified unstructured data security and privacy approach that addresses the …

Ok, the results are in!

Deborah Kish Data breach, Data security, Privacy

Thanks to all of you who responded to my last blog post regarding unstructured data security and privacy topics you’d like to hear more about. Here’s a sampling: Why do so many data loss prevention projects either stall or de-scope? Why with significant industry expenditures in the space do we continue to experience record-breaking instances of data breaches and exfiltration? …

What’s New at Fasoo?

Deborah Kish Cybersecurity, Data breach, Data security, Insider threat, Privacy

Me! After over 20 years with leading IT consultancy, Gartner, I am excited to announce that I have recently joined data security vendor Fasoo. At Gartner, my focus on enterprise data security and compliance challenges, products and technologies led me to really understand the significance of the “Wild Wild West” nature of unstructured data. On average, I advised 30 CISOs …

Is Encryption Really That Hard?

Ron Arden Cybersecurity, Data breach, Data security, Insider threat

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 …

Fasoo Moderates Panel on Cybersecurity and Your Company

Ron Arden Cybersecurity, News

Bill Blake, Senior Vice President and CCO (Chief Customer Officer) of Fasoo, moderated a panel discussion on Cybersecurity on September 13, 2017 at Harter Secrest & Emery LLP in Rochester, NY.  The event entitled Cyber Security & Your Company – What You Need to Know Now featured industry leaders and experts from The Bonadio Group, Fasoo, Lawley, and Harter Secrest …

You Need Data-Aware Protection Mechanisms

Ron Arden Cybersecurity, Data breach, Data security, Insider threat

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 You Stop Former Employees Taking Your Data?

Ron Arden Cybersecurity, Data breach, Insider threat

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. …

Can Updated FFIEC Cyber Assessment Tool Help With Other Regulations?

Ron Arden Cybersecurity, Data breach, Data security, Privacy

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

bcarambio Cybersecurity, Data security, News

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.  …