Time and again we hear about the importance of protecting the most valuable data from internal and external leaks. But a new study from Ponemon and Informatica finds that most companies can’t even point to where that data resides, let alone seal it off.
Security vendor Symantec’s latest research found nearly half of all business information sits outside corporate firewalls. They’ve dubbed this phenomenon “information sprawl” and recommend five strategies for containing it.
As an IT pro, you’re well aware of the relentless attacks aimed at your network by outside threats. But let’s not forget about potential threats on the inside.
A massive study of the passwords people choose came to a conclusion that shouldn’t surprise anyone who works in IT: Password security is not a priority for users.
Many businesses have moved to the cloud to save money. But are some of them actually paying more than before?