Entries by System Experts

The Brave New World Of Cloud Application Security

by Teresa Meek, Workday Contributor, Forbes, August 3, 2016 As businesses continue their flight to the cloud, their concerns about security are changing. The cloud can offer companies better security than their own data centers — but only if they understand how to manage the responsibilities that come with it. What Smaller Businesses Can’t Do For years, security […]

6 ways to reduce Shadow IT security risks

by Joe Stangarone, writer, MRC’s Cup of Joe Blog, July 19, 2016 Summary: A rapidly growing trend, “Shadow IT” is the use of unapproved IT systems and solutions within organizations. End users are increasingly bypassing IT in favor of third party solutions and services. In this article, we explore the security risks of Shadow IT, […]

Who Should Be Able to Opt Out of Security Awareness training – and How

by Ian Palmer, researcher for InfoSec Institute, March 9, 2016 Brad Johnson is adamant that no one in an organization should be exempt from security awareness training. Not the CEO. Not the chief security officer. Nobody. Johnson, the vice president of SystemExperts, says that making exceptions on the security awareness training front would only open […]

Defending Big Data: An SC Magazine ebook

by Stephen Lawton, editor, November 17, 2014 – Click here to download the entire ebook. (Following is an excerpt from SC magazine.) Additional layers of identity credential access management could identify and stop a potential breach. Some enterprises, such as the NSA, are finding that migrating to the cloud aids in the protection of Big Data. […]

Keeping Your Business Data Safe from Holiday Hackers

by Nicole Fallon, Business News Daily Assistant Editor   |   November 13, 2014  In the wake of the recent string of corporate data breaches, businesses are more alert than ever about cybersecurity. Right now, many of them are also gearing up for the busy holiday shopping season, which brings more opportunities for hackers to break in and […]

27 Data Security Experts Reveal The #1 Information Security Issue Most Companies Face With Cloud Computing & Storage

Digital Guardian, November 12, 2014 ”What is the number one issue most companies face with cloud computing and data security, and what can they do to address the issue?” Cloud computing is quickly becoming a mainstay for many technology companies today because of its superior flexibility, accessibility, and capacity compared to traditional online computing and […]