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April 8, 2021 | Ryan Brooks

Compliance Tools: Choosing the Right Solutions

Making sure your environment is compliant with regulatory requirements can be a challenge. No matter your company’s size or industry, ensuring you have the required security controls is never a set-it-and-forget-it process. With your IT environment, your user base and the threat landscape...
November 5, 2020 | Mike Tierney

The Importance of Data Classification for Data Loss Prevention

Data loss prevention (DLP) tools and processes help ensure that critical data is not accessed by or tampered with by unauthorized users. The underlying technology that can make or break your success in data loss prevention is data classification. This article explains how data classification...
April 8, 2021 | Jeff Melnick

Data Classification in Microsoft 365

More and more organizations are recognizing the power and value of data classification. By accurately classifying and labeling the information you store, you can: Strengthen security by identifying sensitive data across the enterprise and improving your controls around it. ...
January 21, 2021 | Ilia Sotnikov

Data Classification: What It Is and How to Implement It

Data classification is a vital component of any information security and compliance program, especially if your organization stores large volumes of data. It provides a solid foundation for your data security strategy by helping you understand where you store sensitive and regulated data, both on...
April 8, 2021 | Ryan Brooks

OneDrive for Business: Getting Administrator’s Access to User’s Files and Folders

OneDrive for Business is a secure cloud-based solution for convenient telecommuting, remote access and private file sharing. Indeed, files stored on OneDrive are private by default: Users control access to the files they upload, so they can be seen by other employees only if they have been shared...
October 8, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

Data Classification for Compliance: Looking at the Nuances

Data classification is a critical part of any information security and compliance program. It involves identifying the types of data that an organization stores and processes, and the sensitivity of that data, based on sets of rules. For example, data classification is often used to identify data...
September 2, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

Data Loss Prevention: What It Is, Why It Matters and How to Get Started

No organization is immune to data security threats. But as your IT environment becomes more complex — for example, through the adoption of cloud technologies — it’s even harder to implement the data protection you need to protect your business. Many organizations struggle to protect critical...
July 17, 2020 | Jeff Melnick

Building an Effective Data Loss Prevention Program

Data is the lifeblood of any organization today, and therefore data loss is a pressing concern for IT teams and the C-suite alike. Data loss has a wide range of causes, from hard drive failures to data leaks by malicious insiders or external hackers. The consequences of data loss also vary widely....
August 13, 2020 | Jonathan Hassell

SharePoint eDiscovery: eDiscovery Center, Discovery and Hold

When faced with a legal action, organizations need to find and preserve documents and other data that might be relevant, not matter where it might be buried in the IT infrastructure business. When SharePoint is one of your information repositories, you need a way of discovering relevant information...
February 25, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

eDiscovery Terms Explained

Electronic discovery (eDiscovery or e-discovery) is critical to a variety of legal processes and compliance with regulatory mandates. To work together effectively, IT pros and legal teams need a common understanding of e-discovery terms, including both legal nomenclature and related technical...
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