Bob West on Balancing Security Needs and Business Goals

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When it comes to protecting sensitive or regulated data and mitigating the risks of a data breach, having the right technology and implementing it in the right way are vital pieces of the puzzle—but by no means the only pieces of the puzzle. Businesses must find ways to balance their security needs with their business goals before they can determine …

Top 3 Challenges of HIPAA Compliance in the Cloud

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After attending HIMSS 2014…Some observations The economics of cloud adoption are almost a no-brainer, but the logistics of HIPAA compliance in the cloud, unfortunately, are not. There are several key challenges to HIPAA compliance in the cloud. Let’s examine three of them and how to address these challenges. 1. Loss of visibility Back in the pre-cloud days, enterprises had a …

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Cloud Security News: 451 Research Calls CipherCloud a Standout

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CipherCloud is off to a good start in the new year, if the results of 451 Research’s Wave 16 Information Security Study are any indication. Published last month, the study delved into the evolving landscape of cloud security solutions and security managers’ attitudes towards them. The research firm anticipates cloud security “potentially doubling in penetration over the next 18 months.” And out …

Three Critical Expectations for Data Encryption in the Cloud

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  By now, we’re all aware that data encryption in the cloud is key to securing your enterprise’s sensitive and confidential data and remaining in compliance with data privacy and residency regulations worldwide. Encryption isn’t a binary, yes-or-no, cut-and-dried matter, however. Once you’ve committed to encrypting your data, you must then figure out how, to what extent, and which data you …

Cloud Encryption: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

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The Good Cloud computing has come a long way in the last few years. Most organizations have adopted the cloud to some degree, and SaaS in particular looks set to continue its growth. The cloud’s benefits can’t be denied, after all. And security tools like cloud encryption and tokenization can help make it a safe place—in some cases, safer than …