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HyTrust-powered Encryption Available on Pivot3

Today, Pivot3 announced new policy-based security management capabilities, powered by HyTrust, in its Intelligence Engine.  Pivot3’s expanded Intelligence Engine capabilities allow organizations to automate and simplify the process of protecting sensitive data with comprehensive, standards-based security. The platform also facilitates regulatory compliance as customers acquire and manage data across the edge, core and cloud. As […]

Think You Checked the Encryption Box with SEDs? Think Again!

In case you missed it, last week a team of researchers from Radboud University in the Netherlands discovered a serious flaw in self-encrypting drives (SEDs). Luckily, it only affects drives from two manufacturers, Crucial and Samsung.  They accomplished this task spending less than 100 Euros, by reverse engineering the firmware of the drives.  You can […]

Avoid Becoming the Next Data Breach Victim

In the last year, some of the biggest companies in the world were plagued by equally massive data breaches – making it clear that organizations and IT teams of all sizes are in need of security reform. Only by implementing stronger security measures and policies can organizations prevent devastating security events from continuing to take […]

Four Data Crimes You Don’t Need to Commit

Picture a crime scene after a break-in. The images in your mind might include broken windows, shattered glass and signs of a struggle. Does that vision change if you learn the break-in took place virtually, affecting the contents of a data center – instead of a home? When a data breach occurs, there’s no physical […]

Let’s Go All The Way

There is a certain frustration when you map out some wonderful plan only to see it get stalled somewhere close to the finish line. Doesn’t matter what it is – that epic blog post, the 427 Cobra project in the garage or even wrapping up that virtualization certification – whatever. One thing we have seen […]

Addressing IT’s Biggest Security Concerns

Security has become the biggest worry the IT world faces. With a growing number of high-profile breaches and no end in sight, we thought it wise to examine the security issues that concern IT professionals most, ensuring our products are still addressing the security and compliance needs of businesses using virtual systems.

FDA Guidelines for Medical Device Security Offer Wise Approach to PHI Security

New voluntary guidance from the FDA tells medical device managers to address security before submitting devices for pre-market review. This approach underscores the importance of security integration in product design (not just for the device, but for the firmware and systems that host the data) rather than the add-on approach that has failed so many […]

Leverage Smart HR Tactics to Prevent Insider Data Theft

Businesses tend to focus on IT security when it comes to protecting their data, but your Human Resources department has an important role to play, as well. HR departments have been battling this menace since well before the age of computers. By leveraging the lessons learned by employers in managing employee dishonesty and focusing on […]

Local Software vs. Automated Virtual Appliances: IT Security and Threat Management in 2015

If there’s one good thing to come out of 2014’s rash of security breaches, it’s increased awareness and more serious treatment of security in budgets. Greater financial resources bring important IT improvements, but also enhanced accountability for threats. As a result, more foresight than ever is required. The best way to prepare for the future […]

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