Data-Centric Security in the Boardroom

Ron Arden Data breach, Data security, Mobile security, Print security, Privacy, Secure collaboration Leave a Comment

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 …

Protect Against R&D Data Theft

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Recently I was in a meeting with a global pharmaceutical client in New Jersey who told me of the importance they place on their highly secure, centrally managed and monitored persistent security platform to protect against data theft and ensure that their valuable R&D information cannot be lost or inadvertently sent to a competitor. As the meeting ended, I was informed of the …

Paper Printouts and Prevention of Employee Data Theft

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Last year, a Montefiore Medical Center employee in New York stole names, addresses, dates of birth, Social Security numbers, next of kin information and health insurance details of more than 12,000 patients and used those identities to purchase clothing and other merchandise from some of New York’s finest department stores. The employee printed thousands of patients’ records every day and …

The Dangers of Smart Printer Devices

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Printers are definitely not what they used to be a decade ago. They have evolved and are becoming more involved in organizations’ networks, as well as an increase in multifaceted functions that have made them vulnerable and threaten the stability of the entire network. Hackers and insiders have made their case by causing internal and external data breaches through these …

Reducing Data Breaches through Printing Errors

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We’ve heard of data breaches by insiders but not in the way of printing errors. Although between the two kinds of insider threats, malicious and by accident, this is considered by accident, this can be a big headache for organizations. Whether it is leaving printouts of sensitive data on the printer unattended after printing or printing errors due to human …