Top 10 Protegrity Blog Posts of 2017

We would like to think that Protegrity upped its blogging game in 2017, writing about a wider variety of topics of interest to data security professionals than we have in the past. From GDPR to AWS to privacy, here’s a look back at the top 10 most popular Protegrity blog posts of 2017. 1) Pseudonymization The post Top 10 Protegrity Blog Posts of 2017 appeared first on Protegrity.
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A New Prescription for Healthcare Data Security?

More than four in five U.S. physicians (83 percent) have experienced some form of a cybersecurity attack, according to a survey conducted by Accenture and the American Medical Association (AMA) and described in the HelpNetSecurity article, “Taking the Physician’s Pulse on Cybersecurity.” This, along with other symptoms of poor data protection, signals a call to The post A New Prescription for Healthcare Data Security? appeared first on Protegrity.
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Gartner Predicts a Record Year for Security Spending in 2018

Businesses are set to make 2018 a record year when it comes to security spending, according to Gartner predictions. As Michael Moore reports in his IT Pro Portal: article, “2018 to See Surge in Enterprise Security Spending,” the analyst firm forecasted that security spending will top $96.3 billion in 2018 – an eight per cent The post Gartner Predicts a Record Year for Security Spending in 2018 appeared first on Protegrity.
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Data Security Front and Center at AWS re:Invent Conference

Amazon Web Services Inc. continues its staggering growth and runaway momentum in the global cloud market. At its sixth annual re:Invent conference last week in Las Vegas, AWS Chief Executive Andy Jassy said that in the past year its revenue rose 42 percent to an annual run rate of $18 billion. It now has millions The post Data Security Front and Center at AWS re:Invent Conference appeared first on Protegrity.
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Misconfigured AWS S3 Cloud Storage Buckets Continue to Leave Sensitive Data Exposed

At this week’s AWS re:Invent conference in Las Vegas, one of the key messages heard by the nearly 45,000 attendees was that data security is an area of focus and innovation for Amazon Web Services. From a threat detection service to a data discovery, classification and protection service powered by machine learning, AWS touted several The post Misconfigured AWS S3 Cloud Storage Buckets Continue to Leave Sensitive Data Exposed appeared first on Protegrity.
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Black Friday Kicks Off Busy Holiday Cyberscam Season

According to a National Retail Federation, Black Friday is the busiest holiday shopping day during the Thanksgiving Day weekend, and phishers are looking to get a cut of the action. Black Friday phishing scams run the gamut of unethical merchants duping users into visiting bogus high-end retailing websites to sell them knock-off items at a The post Black Friday Kicks Off Busy Holiday Cyberscam Season appeared first on Protegrity.
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