3 Ways Encryption in the Cloud Can Prepare You for Risk Assessments

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For organizations with heavy data security or compliance requirements, regular risk assessments are a must, and even more so if you keep any sensitive data in the cloud. You must know what assets you have, their relative vulnerability, their relative value (not only to your organization, but to attackers and competitors), and the probability of their loss. Only then can …


Cloud Information Protection & Compliance: Four Best Practices for a Powerful Combination

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For businesses operating under strict regulatory compliance requirements, having a well-planned cloud information protection strategy is critical to successful cloud adoption. PCI DSS, GLBA, SOX, HIPAA, and HITECH all have something to say about the storage, use, and sharing of sensitive personal information. We spoke with CipherCloud Chief Trust Officer Bob West about the steps every organization should take to …