Mitigating Data Breaches with ALESA

Question: Aside from eliminating sensitive data from your business process, what are two things you can do to eliminate much of the risk of a data breach? Answer: Application-Level Encryption and Stro...
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Disruptive Defenses Are the Key to Preventing Data Breaches

A report from DLA Piper states that more than 160,000 data breach notifications have been reported across 28 nations in the European Union since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into...
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PCI DSS Compliance: Only 1 out of 3 Companies Are Properly Protecting Credit Card Data

LAST UPDATED: 06/05/2020 “We’ve been breached, millions of records are in the hands of attackers, but don’t worry, we promise to do better.”
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How to Defeat Ransomware in 4 (Somewhat) Easy Steps

With these 4 (somewhat) easy steps, even if your data is ransomed, recovery will become a matter of days rather than months, your recovery costs will drop drastically—and, bonus, customer opinion won'...
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Capital One: Chronicle of a Data Breach Foretold

The “data breach of the year” involved more than 100M files containing sensitive information of consumer credit card applications at Capital One. The story hit headlines for months, and with much reas...
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The 4 Ingredients Needed for Securing Data, First

Creating a tight security plan has in the past few years become a concerning aspect of IT for any business, whether established on the scene or just starting up. Traditional security models bring up i...
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A Token for Your Thoughts on Vaultless Tokenization

In our efforts to fulfill our clients’ growing data storage and security demands, we often research new methods to perform our mission and carefully weigh whether or not these discoveries serve our cl...
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The 4 Most Important Takeaways for Technical Safeguards and Compliance

StrongKey and Smith Anderson Law recently co-hosted a round table discussion on technical safeguards with approximately 20 executives from industries including government, healthcare, software, IT, an...
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Duty of Care and Information Security

The Hippocratic oath and the principles embodied in “duty of care” guide the daily actions of healthcare providers. But when it comes to information security and protecting sensitive PHI, is the healt...
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The Two Network Security Tools Your Mid-Sized Business Needs

Encryption and authentication — let's learn more about why your company needs these security tools. Because IT staff and resources are often sparse within mid-sized businesses, they see the public clo...
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