Thousands of companies use SharePoint to store documentation containing Personally Identifiable Information about their customers, partners, and employees. Under the GDPR legislation, organisations will be obliged to take inventory of the data they hold to ensure that personal or sensitive data is adequately protected to avoid significant financial and reputational damage in the case of […]
Clinicians are working more efficiently is through the use of collaboration and information. This sharing of information occurs completely outside the bounds of the electronic medical records systems creating a huge gap in an organization’s HIPAA compliance program.
Organizations subject to export controls and regulations are under pressure to meet the restrictions on access that are required of them, while also gaining the efficiency of Cloud adoption and other IT modernization projects. Covata helps businesses encrypt and secure export controlled or ITAR-regulated information.
Cardholder data often exists in file-sharing and collaboration environments despite policies to the contrary. Businesses must have controls in place to secure or remove cardholder data from these environments, according to the PCI DSS specifications.
An informed approach to security for SharePoint, including transparent encryption and access control for sensitive content, can address concerns relating to sensitive information and PII being stored in SharePoint sites.
Complimentary download of this IDC report about the need for a different approach to data security.
As the security for transactional systems has matured, attackers target the same information in less secured unstructured repositories. Enterprises must take steps to eliminate this risk by understanding what and where sensitive unstructured information resides and applying the necessary controls.
The carte blanche nature of administrative access presents a significant risk to the confidentiality of restricted information and the compliance posture of any organization. This risk is especially high for unstructured data platforms in the data center and the cloud which provide no role separation.
Government and large enterprise procurement operations are highly sensitive and as such require stringent controls for guaranteeing the integrity and confidentiality of the process. For organisations that outsource their IT infrastructure, how do they ensure the confidentiality of procurement information when the parties bidding for the contract have full access to all the information?
HR departments maintain massive amounts of sensitive employee data. Learn about the security obligations for HR data, and how to meet them.
The healthcare industry and related verticals are under pressure to share information and collaborate in an effort to reduce the costs and increase quality of medical care. The obvious challenge, however, is to properly secure file sharing and collaboration environments for use cases that involve patient information and other regulated or sensitive data.
With SharePoint sites being used to process and store sensitive and regulated data including Personally Identifiable Information, healthcare data, customer financial information, and intellectual property, securing SharePoint is a very high priority. Besides security risks, there are real and potentially expensive compliance risks associated with regulated data and SharePoint. This whitepaper describes ten critical SharePoint […]
The Foundation for Senior Living wanted to increase the efficiency of their human resources department by moving from paper to digital documents and processes. The desired shift also created new security and compliance obligations and concerns related to employee privacy.
While Office 365 is likely to offer outstanding infrastructure security, that offering does not equate to reduced risk. While the infrastructure for Microsoft Office 365 is arguably better managed and secured than many of the legacy on-premises equivalents, comparing the two deployment methodologies is not valid.