Outsourcing by companies has been an area of growth for many years, and the trend does not seem to be slowing down. For example, Gartner is forecasting a 17 percent growth in public cloud use worldwide in 2019. Leading the way is infrastructure-as-a-service or (IaaS) with an expected 27 percent growth alone.
Workplace Privacy Policies are a great first step toward document security.
July 1, 2019
If you protect digital information without taking measures to protect the sensitive information found on physical documents, you are still at risk of an information breach. Workplace Privacy Policies are an effective way to extend your information security.
Threats to organizational and consumer privacy are on the rise. From ransomware to identity theft, businesses and individuals are under constant attack. To help protect organizations and consumers, Federal and State governments have enacted numerous laws to ensure the safe creation, storage, and destruction of sensitive information. Do you know how they impact your organization?
Shred-it has just released their 2019 Data Protection Report and the insights are a little concerning. In this comprehensive study, 43% of C-Suite executives admitted their organizations have suffered data breaches and they cite “human error or accidental loss” as the main causes for their breaches.
Document security should be an integral part of your information security program.
July 1, 2019
We live in a digital world so it’s easy to think of information security in purely digital terms. But despite office modernization, paper is still a big part of our workflow; it’s estimated that the average office worker generates around 10,000 sheets of paper per year. So, if you’re building information security programs that focus only on digital protection, you may be doing only half the job.
Our special feature this month highlights the Department of Homeland Security's newest agency: the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. Also, this month we highlight the Leander Independent School District's data practices that protect student privacy. Security experts discuss video monitoring, cybersecurity for public-private partnerships, privacy and more.