Monthly ArchivesJanuary 2014

Data Discovery, It’s A Thing! standard

Those of you who have been following me for a while know that I am a proponent of data discovery tools, and Data Loss Prevention tools where appropriate. I partnered with one while running the consulting business at VeriSign, and worked with the teams at RSA that developed their product. I even talked about finding the data as the security equivalent to Dave Ramsey’s first Baby Step for security. It’s becoming even more critical with PCI DSS 3.0 as data flow maps must be maintained and validated (to some degree). At Sysnet, we have tools for doing all kinds of scanning including data discovery scans. One of the challenges with most of the DLP solutions available is that the vendor ...

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2013 Roundup standard

It’s been an interesting year, but now we can welcome 2014 with wide open arms! It’s already shaping up to be both a busy and interesting year, but let’s take a moment to look back at 2013 and talk about the top posts! How Starbucks is Revolutionizing Mobile (Micro) Payments. This one was pretty popular last year, and it is still making waves in 2014. You know how you see those crazy fools that pass their phone in front of some magical sensor at Starbucks and never seem to pull out their wallet, yet walk away with coffee? That is really part of a huge master plan to reduce the impact that payments has on the organization. Check out the ...

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