Access to clinical applications and medical information in a digital healthcare environment is vital. Yet, careful consideration must be made to ensure data and systems are protected against unintended or malicious activities. Securing infrastructure and applications is essential and security professionals must not forget about the devices that facilitate, segregate and protect the network.
Often, the significance of backing up your company’s data is diminished by the hundreds of other things you must do as a small business owner to simply keep the company running day-to-day. Unfortunately, what most small business owners fail to realize is that the lack of an adequate data backup can cause the doors of a business to close more often than you’d think. For this reason, it is crucial that every company has at least one efficient and effective method of data backup in place.
Enterprises today have become increasingly reliant on mobile workers and flexible working lifestyles. Plus, they are opening internal resources to outside users, including contractors, partners and service providers.
It’s helpful to reflect on where we are now versus where we are going. Today, there is still more discussion about what might be possible than actual physical products on the market. Much of the conversation centers on practical ways to utilize deep learning and neural networks and how these techniques can improve analytics and significantly reduce false-positives for important events.
Security organizations may be late adopters of technology to manage their workforces, but once implemented, the early benefits of technological solutions become quite clear to them. They’re waking up to understand that simply placing a security officer at a post is no longer a viable option.
In an effort to tighten data storage practices and data breaches, a bipartisan legislation introduced by Sens. Mark Warner, D-Va., and Josh Hawley, R-Mo, Designing Accounting Safeguards to Help Broaden Oversight And Regulations on Data (DASHBOARD) Act, will require data harvesting companies such as social media platforms to tell consumers and financial regulators exactly what data they are collecting from consumers, and how it is being leveraged by the platform for profit.