Tag: data security

24
Oct

Data security in times of SAP S/4HANA

In an interview with the E-3 magazine, Andreas Opfer and Holger Huegel describe how companies can leverage the architectural changes that are associated with SAP S / 4 HANA in order to raise the data security level.

31
Jul

Number of data breaches has gone up, but data security is still not top priority

On 24th July, NBC News published a rather statistic heavy report by ITRC that presented a paradoxical picture. While on one end, the frequency of data breach in the US has “jumped 29% in the first half of this year”, on the other “cyber security still doesn’t get the respect it deserves”. Strange, but true!

26
Jul

GDPR is around the corner. Are companies really prepared?

A recent study by Veritas Technologies reveals startling facts about the level of preparedness by companies, especially in Germany. While CISOs and CTOs may state their level of readiness being on track, certain fundamental issues are still, scarily, left unanswered. And the leadership is often clueless about this.

24
Jul

Companies realize that they are unprepared for GDPR

Why should enterprises simplify timely provision of data? GDPR requires companies to localize and provide personal data on request to clients and users within stipulated time. But many, if not most, are unprepared. There are many reasons. Missing Processes For Data Classification is one such. What should companies do?

6
Jun

What does Design Thinking have to do with data security?

Have you heard of the concept called Design Thinking? Yes? No? Okay. Its evangelists define it as “a proven and repeatable problem-solving protocol that any business or profession can employ to achieve extraordinary results.” Okay. But what does ‘Design Thinking’ have to do with data security? A lot. Really.

31
May

The core of digital banking is data. But how secure is the core from a meltdown?

Touching lives at every milestone. The Banking and Financial Services Industry is perhaps the only industry that touches lives consistently and Digital Banking enables this. Such digital capabilities also carry immense risk. Just imagine if customer data is lost or stolen. The consequences are familiar.

25
May

What’s the penalty for losing a 100-million strong customer database?

Have you read the recent article by Warwick Ashford (Security Editor, ComputerWeekly.com) on the settlement that US retail giant Target paid for the 2013 data breach? Well, on records, it summed up to $220 million including legal fees and other associated costs. Maybe more. But what is key is – how did the data get out?