Tag: data security

23
Mar

A lesson from the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica Affair

It now known to the entire world, and not just Facebook users, that data of over 50 million accounts have been misused in direct violation of agreed terms between the Social Media giant and ‘integrated’ third-party applications. This could have been avoided had proper ‘safeguards’ been taken.

22
Mar

Why reinvent the wheel? Leverage existing investments in data security with a difference

CISOs are increasingly investing in robust data security solutions, such as DLP, assuming that their organization’s data will be perfectly secure. Most DLPs are content-based solutions that function based on key words. While it might seem secure, they could lead to complications, such as ‘false positives’ and ‘false negatives’, maybe even leading to permitted data being blocked and unauthorized data passing through the security filter.

5
Mar

Students should take risks when getting into jobs & aspire for IT security experience: Dr. Kromer

“Students should take risks and join smaller companies as they offer much wider and deeper experience than enterprise environments,” says Dr. Heiner Kromer, Chairman, SECUDE, in his key note address at the inauguration of the IT Security Department at the University of Luzern, Switzerland, on 22nd February 2018. Here is the transcript of his presentation.

2
Feb

Securing communication in a non-VPN China

In January 2017, Chinese President Xi Jinping ordered the Internet to be cleansed of free VPN access by March 2018. Going by the progress of things in the country, they are ready to impose the ban by the end of February. In such a scenario, how can companies secure data in China?

10
Jan

How do you secure data against Industrial Espionage?

Intel, recently, admitted that the majority of processors running in all devices have an inherent weakness making them susceptible to espionage. This isn’t surprising as embedded electronic espionage has been in vogue since World War 2. However the key question that businesses need to ask is: Can data be protected?

16
Dec

SECUDE @ NASSCOM-DSCI AISS2017 Event

SECUDE participated in the NASSCOM-DSCI Annual Information Security Summit 2017 that was held from December 13-15 at The Leela Palace, Gurgaon. If you missed us there, here is brief account of what transpired. And we are interested to talk to you!

4
Dec

Context-aware Data Loss Prevention

In contrast to content-based Data Loss Prevention (DPL) software, context-aware DLP solutions have the ability to discern the context of the data flow (to and from) and the user. Thereby they enable CISOs to leverage existing investments in SAP data security.

27
Nov

Data exports – The big security risk

Most business processes are not limited to SAP. Sensitive data is exported by users using Microsoft Office applications – a risk that is clearly underestimated. In this article, Holger Hügel (VP, Products and Services), explains inherent risks in data sharing.

17
Nov

We go beyond traditional data leak prevention functionality: Dola Krishna

Organizations are increasingly going ‘Digital’. But this is not without its due share of challenges, especially when it comes to data security. In this interview with Express Computer, Dola Krishna (Director – Sales) shares his thoughts on solutions that are more robust than standard content-based DLP solutions.

14
Nov

SECUDE’s new release, HALOCORE 4.4, helps SAP customers to protect files in distributed environments without affecting users

HALOCORE version 4.4 incorporates a special feature that extends protection features to common use cases of SAP Knowledge Provider (KPro) using distributed and local content servers.