Data privacy and protection is an often underappreciated aspect of information security, but in many ways, it provides the foundational groundwork for a well-established security environment that offers internal and external reassurance. Here's why and how you should train up your team.
We’ve seen the rules for data security change from relatively simple policies, such as simple access controls, to much more complex policy requirements with the implementation of GDPR. This article’s intended to cover three new perspectives that will influence data protection controls in the coming years.
GDPR was a major focus for many organizations this year. Whether it has been extensive business process mapping, understanding the purposes of personal data, or defining its scope. But now that it's here, what should security professionals focus on next?
Summer will be over before you know it and for many of you, it might be time to hit the road again for business travel. Before you pack up all of your devices, you might want to keep some of this advice in mind to ensure your data is secure.
As we continue to ramp up our efforts in providing you with a resourceful library of content you can rely on, we’ve decided to reflect on some of the top InfoSec insider articles of 2016, based on the engagement we’ve received from our readers.
The New Year is close upon us and many security firms and media outlets are busy publishing 2017 predictions or “the year in review.” Rather than following suit, we’d like to propose a New Year’s resolution to all security practitioners (and office workers, in general, really).
Calls for presentations: Depending on whom you ask, CFPs are either a great opportunity for subject matter experts to display knowledge and vie for a coveted spot on a conference program, or an absolute nightmare, as the intended speaker carefully calculates the best topic to submit.
A recent story in the New York Times shared information on a new crop of secure messaging apps for smartphones. The article, posted in the “Personal Tech” section, offered snippets of information about the functionality of five different consumer-focused tools.
Encryption is not a new invention. In fact, evidence of encrypted messages dates back to 1900 BC when the Egyptians wrote alternative symbols on pyramid walls to relay secret messages to one another. In modern times, though, encryption takes on a new meaning.