Traditionally, redacting your PCI information meant using a black marker to obscure the confidential information on a document and then scanning the redacted document into your system, but in nowadays with communication almost entirely digital that is just not feasible anymore.
In the fast-paced modern world of smartphones, tablets, emails, texts, and social media it is easier than ever before for consumers and staff to communicate and share data. However, without proper control of this openness and ability to share rapidly, businesses run the risk of leaving themselves exposed to data leakage and insider theft.
PCI stands for two things - Payment Card Information or Protection Critical Information, and this is something many businesses aren’t sure how to effectively protect and secure when in unstructured data formats.
Just one of the common statements our DLP consultants hear on a daily basis, so what we are about to share with you, may shock you!
Today the question is not if you will be hacked, but when it will happen, how it will occur and what will be lost. With today's devastating fallout from successful hacks/breaches, preparing to for these attacks has become a top priority for most organizations and should be considered by all. Here are 7 precautions you can take to protect your unstructured data:
We have met the enemy and he is us. Walter Kelly, the creator of the comic strip Pogo, featuring animal characters who uttered simple but perceptive comments about society, shared this observation in 1970 on a poster to promote environmental awareness and to publicize the first Earth Day. In the illustration, Pogo the possum is shown holding a trash bag and a sharply whittled stick to pick up the garbage littering the swamp where he lived.
The information security industry is a unique field, filled with facets that people who work other types of jobs don't fully understand. You've gotten used to explaining terms that you use every day to people who have no idea what you're talking about and explaining to your mother why she should be more careful about the links she chooses to click on, but sometimes, it feels like you live in a different world. Check out these 7 things only people working in the information security industry can relate to.
Your Chief Information Security Officer in your company frequently has a thankless job of having to make sure your information assets and technology get thoroughly protected. As a result, the list of things that they worry about daily is longer than you probably know. Nevertheless, proper communication between you and your CISO is mandatory so you're all on the same page about what the threats are to your business.
In case you missed it, here's the jam-packed webcast that took place this week with three of the data security industry's leading authorities. Watch below and try not to nerd out too hard.