To be forewarned is to be forearmed. This popular truism cannot be truer when it comes to data-centric security. However, the key question often is: where does one begin? This brief blog presents a clear step forward towards data-centric protection.
It is all about protecting your crown jewels. If you are an SAP user, you will be well aware of the security provided ‘inside’. But the key question is: what happens to the security of your data once they are downloaded or even shared with ‘legitimate’ outsiders? Can you ensure data integrity?
IP is the crown jewel of any organization. Protecting it goes beyond traditional security paradigms. Here is the case study of a leading Swiss chip manufacturer who took the extra step of taking a data-centric approach beyond the standard security paradigm.
An ERP, such as SAP, is ubiquitous and all-encompassing. The key value of such a platform is its ability to power operations across departments by enabling seamless data sharing. However, data that is being shared may also be misused and stolen. Here are five SAP data protection scenarios where HALOCORE must be considered.
Most CIOs and data security practitioners believe that traditional security measures such as firewalls, anti-virus and even password best practices are credible protection against data leaks and theft. The fact is that they are not – especially when the root of the problem could be the employee himself.
McAfee and the Center for Strategic and International Studies recently published a report titled ‘Economic Impact of Cybercrime – No Slowing Down’. The report categorically states the scary real world scenario of increasing cybercrime, often by governments and government sponsored actors.
The news media recently carried the story of a lost USB stick found on a London street – innocuous enough, except that the stick contained extremely sensitive information on infrastructure security and travel routines of dignitaries, etc. One of the fundamental questions is: Could theft of such information be avoided?