Data Privacy Day: Enhance Data Security in 10 Minutes or Less

CyberScout outlines simple ways to improve business and personal data security In recognition of Data Privacy Day, CyberScout, a global leader in identity theft resolution, data defense and employee benefits services, has compiled a series of simple steps that consumers and business leaders can take to enhance data security in 10 minutes or less. "We hear every day about cybercrime becoming more pervasive, sophisticated and expansive, and many consumers and business leaders have become overwhelmed by the perceived…

Neustar Delivers UltraThreat Feeds for More Effective Data Security

New Service Provides Proprietary Near Real-Time Threat Data to Identify and Stop Bad Traffic, Inbound and Outbound Neustar, Inc., a global information services company and leader in identity resolution, announced the release of UltraThreat Feeds, a new service that provides its enterprise customers with access to real-time threat data to help them better identify cyber threats as they evolve. Designed by Neustar’s renowned security experts and leading academic researchers, the service – unique to Neustar – enables…

Tealium Launches Private Cloud to Help Organizations Maintain Unparalleled Data Security in the Cloud

Tealium's latest innovation provides customers with a private cloud providing increased security and data privacy Tealium, the trusted leader in real-time customer data orchestration, announces today the launch of Tealium Private Cloud, the first private cloud solution for customer data infrastructure and customer data platform technology.  With Tealium Private Cloud, organizations can begin to use trusted and comprehensive customer data while continuing to comply with data privacy and regulatory rules like HIPAA.…

SproutLoud Achieves Highest Data Security Standards With SOC2 Type II Compliance

‘Data Security Is Our Highest Priority. SproutLoud Is Committed to Protecting the Data Security and Privacy of Our Brand Clients and Their Partner Networks, Who Trust Our SaaS Distributed Marketing Automation Platform to Deliver Comprehensive Distributed Marketing Solutions and Measurable Results.’ SproutLoud, an industry leader in Through Channel Marketing Automation, is proud to announce that the company achieved SOC2 Type II compliance, the international gold standard of data security compliance for service providers…

Parks Associates: 79% of Consumers are Concerned About Data Security or Privacy Issues

New Consumer and Industry Research Addresses Data Privacy, Smart Lighting, Video Doorbells, and the Impact of AI on the Smart Home Parks Associates recently released new research focused on consumer privacy concerns, AI technologies in the smart home, and the smart lighting and video doorbell markets. The firm's consumer research finds safety and security are the leading value propositions for the smart home and 79% of US broadband households are concerned about data security or privacy issues. Thirty-five percent of US…

Employee Mistakes #1 Threat to Data Security in Hong Kong and Taiwan; Cloud Adoption Driving Encryption Says Ncipher

nCipher Security, the provider of trust, integrity and control for business critical information and applications, revealed that close to half (48%) of organizations in Hong Kong and Taiwan cite "employee mistakes" as their biggest data security threat, more than external hackers (22%) and malicious insiders (17%) combined. Cloud adoption dominates in the region, with cloud data protection requirements a significant driver for encryption deployment. These are key findings from the 2019 Hong Kong and Taiwan Encryption…

iPinYou Took the Lead in Construction of Big Data Security Systems

Recently, the AI marketing solutions provider iPinYou has passed the highest level of national information security assessment in China. The assessment aims to promote industry standards for big data system construction and collaboration. This national recognition marks an important step for iPinYou in the efforts of establishing a comprehensive data security system, which has become an increasingly crucial link in AI driven marketing solutions. As a milestone in data protection endeavor, the EU General Data Protection…

Personal Data Security and Protection Will Become Priority #1 for Organizations Around the World

Micro-Perimeters to Deliver Where Complex, Dangerously Vulnerable and Slow VPNs Have Failed The security and protection of personal data has moved to priority number one for organizations around the world, driven in large part by established (i.e., GDPR, California’s Consumer Privacy Act, etc.) and anticipated new regulations, where the legal and financial penalties attached to non-compliance are dire. In addition, personal data has become the lifeblood of most sales and marketing organizations where traditional…

Centralize Data Security and Access Control across Amazon Web Services, Azure, and Google Cloud Platform

Ionic Data Trust Services for Cloud Storage Now Support Top Three Cloud Service Providers Ionic Security, a pioneer in data trust, announced that Ionic Data Trust Services for Cloud Storage has expanded to include coverage for Microsoft Azure Blob Storage. Originally launched in July, 2018 with coverage for AWS S3 and GCS, Ionic machine-scale key management, encryption, policy orchestration, and visibility across the three major cloud service providers (CSPs) now covers more than 90% of the forecasted market. In the…

Janrain & Akamai Partner to Create a New Level of Customer Data Security

Janrain Secure Edge Integrates New Enterprise Security Capabilities into the Janrain Identity Cloud Customer identity data has never been more valuable than it is at this moment. It has become the core currency for global brands. And with this heightened value comes increased risk, as bad actors tirelessly find new ways to attack data systems with the goal of exfiltrating consumer data. Our clients value their customers and fully understand the need to manage consumer consent and profiles in a manner that earns trust.…

Facebook Is Going the Extra Mile for User Data Security

Facebook Has Been Taking Massive Steps to Re-Strengthen Its Brand Reputation. Now, Facebook Wants Application Developers Subjected to a Stricter Application Review Process. Will Facebook Users Change Their Privacy Perceptions? As Facebook gets increasingly serious about user experience, they are now focusing on reviewing application developers. Facebook had earlier announced that they had issued an August 1, 2018 deadline to developers for re-submissions. Facebook wants to review applications to assess if they are meeting…

Paytronix Names Andrea Mulligan, Head of Customer Success & Marc Schultz, Head of Data Privacy and Security

New experienced team members to enhance product adoption and data security as electronic payment capabilities expand Paytronix Systems, Inc., the most advanced digital guest experience platform, announced the appointment of two new executives: Andrea G. Mulligan, head of customer success, and Marc F. Schultz, head of Data Privacy and Security. The new members add depth and experience to the company’s leadership team as the guest experience platform company scales and expands beyond loyalty to encompass CRM, stored value and…

VMware’s Twin-Acquisition Deal Bolsters Big Data-Based Cloud Computing and Security

Leading Cloud and Mobility provider VMware has scooped two mega-acquisition deals for a combined total of $4 billion (approx.). With these acquisitions, VMware has further expanded its horizon into Cloud-native IT networking and security solutions powered by Big Data and emerging Cloud Computing technologies. While Pivotal Software would help VMware deliver the most comprehensive enterprise-grade Kubernetes-based portfolio for modern applications, Carbon Black's expertise in cybersecurity would help secure VMware's…

Healthcare Cyber-Security Best Practices to Protect Vital Patient Data

Reliable backups, multi-layered defense and regular security audits among healthcare cyber-security best practices urged--in a new article from Messaging Architects Messaging Architects, an eMazzanti Technologies Company and information governance consultant, presents healthcare cyber-security best practices to protect vital patient data in a new article on the Messaging Architects website. The informative article asserts that to survive ransomware attacks and other threats, healthcare organizations…

Dark Data Exceeds 50%, Creating Major Security Blind Spot for Most Companies

Over Half of Company Data Remains Unclassified, Despite a Rise in Security Breaches and Stringent Data Protection Regulations Global businesses continue to house 'dark data' within their organizations, creating a honeypot for cybercriminals, finds research from Veritas Technologies, a worldwide leader in enterprise data protection and software-defined storage. The Value of Data study, conducted by Vanson Bourne for Veritas, surveyed 1,500 IT decision makers and data managers…

Figure Eight Secure Data Access Solution Provides Customers With Comprehensive Security Controls

Solution Enables Compliant Data Annotation for Organizations Working With Sensitive Information Figure Eight, an Appen company, announced its Secure Data Access Solution, which enhances Figure Eight security capabilities for customers working with personally identifiable information (PII), protected health information (PHI) and those requiring other sophisticated compliance needs. "Data security is of the utmost importance for Figure Eight and Appen as we empower AI in the real world," said Wilson Pang, CTO, Appen.…

Okera Introduces Attribute-Based Access Control for Data Lake Security and Access Management

Automates Sensitive Data Tagging and Policy Assignment for Managing Access at Scale Okera, the leading active data management company for data lake security and governance, announced the release of new attribute-based access control (ABAC) and automated business metadata tagging and policy enforcement capabilities. These new features help enterprises simplify how to manage, secure, and govern data access on data lakes at scale in an easy and automated manner. ABAC enables users across multiple business units to work with…

Data Privacy: Balancing Personalization and Security in the Age of Transparency

CommPRO.biz, —a B2B digital community serving the public relations/investor relations, marketing, advertising and corporate communications industries— will offer a free webcast on April 26, 2019 at 12 pm Eastern Time exploring “Data Privacy: Balancing Personalization and Security in the Age of Transparency.” Join Adryenn Ashley, the 6th top woman in 2019’s #Blockchain Power 100 as we navigate the intricacies of blockchain, the new ecosystem around trust, and educate the C-Suite about how to leverage blockchain using…

98% of Small Businesses Claim to Protect App Users’ Data, But Most Lack Significant Security Measures

Nearly All Small Businesses Claim to Protect Their App Users' Data, but Most Fail to Meet Adequate Security Standards Such as Requiring Strong Passwords or Encrypting Data. the Majority of Small Businesses (84%) Invest in Social Media or Messaging Features for Their Mobile Apps, While One-Third (33%) Invest in AI Features The majority of small businesses (98%) claim to protect their app users' data, but most companies do not implement the basic measures required for online security. Less than half of small businesses…

OneSpan Joins the National Cyber Security Alliance on Data Privacy Day

Onespan Developing New Tools to Safeguard Privacy, Data and Trust Online OneSpan, a global leader in software for trusted identities, e-signatures and secure transactions, announced it has joined the National Cyber Security Alliance as a Champion of Data Privacy Day, an annual, international effort to raise awareness about the importance of respecting privacy, safeguarding data and enabling trust. As a Champion, OneSpan takes responsibility for being a conscientious steward of personal information while also developing new…