Here’s How VPNs Can Protect Against Big Data Leaks

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Virtual private networks (VPNs), can help you unblock content and VPNS can protect you from hackers and shady third-parties. VPNs offer privacy online and can stop governments, schools, and employers from tracking the sites you visit. But, how do VPNs protect against data leaks? And, importantly, how do you know your VPN is leak-free? How […]

Are Humans Still Your Best Asset?

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In January, Masergy predicted that 2019 will be “The Year of Artificial Intelligence.” There’s no question that the term is popping up everywhere as enterprises yearn to turn big data into a competitive edge. The same goes for cybersecurity. Everyone wants to leverage machine learning, behavior analytics, and AI so IT teams can “up the […]

Is Blockchain The Answer To Blockchain Security Problems?

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Given blockchain’s impressive new prominence in the marketplace, it’s of little surprise that so many people are finally discussing the myriad of ways in which it can positively disrupt the market. Most conversations surrounding blockchain technology have often centered around its security applications, particularly since the decentralized nature of it threatens to upend traditional understandings […]

3 Essential Big Data Security Protocols To Be Aware Of

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The way that we do business today is way different than the way we were doing business 20 years ago before the modern age hit us like a sack of bricks. Now, we live in a modernized world where big data is easier to collect and use to further a brand’s reach and disrupt industries […]

Practical And Effective Ways To Protect Your Data

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Best Practices, Big Data, Cloud Computing, cloud security, Cloud storage, Data Management, data protection, data security, Data Storage, IT, Privacy, Risk Management, Security

Cloud based storage has truly revolutionized the way business is done today. No longer do you have to take your portable hard drive or thumb drive everywhere you go. From Dropbox to Google Drive, the cloud-based solutions available today can help you store data online, while giving you the ability to access this information at […]

Factors Behind Data Storage Security: Is Your Business Vulnerable?

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Data storage security has become a top priority for businesses, both large and small. Data breaches and sensitive material exposure is reason enough to take data storage security seriously. In fact, in the first quarter of 2018, there were 668 data breaches with over 22 million records exposed. Business growth, government crackdowns, and cost are […]

Is Your Data At Risk? Here’s How To Protect Your Information Online

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  If you’ve opened up your inbox only to spot yet another email from a company saying they’ve been affected by a data breach, you know how at-risk your information is in today’s digital world. Cybersecurity is quickly growing as one of the top technology concerns of businesses these days, as private information is being […]

Growing Data Privacy Concerns Highlight A Need For VPNs In 2019

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Welcome to 2019! As we kick off the new year, we have discovered that many people are expressing greater concerns about data privacy than ever. The proliferation of big data has helped accelerate this trend. Pew Research has tracked polls on data privacy over time. Last year, they conducted a big data and privacy poll […]

Wiping An iPhone With And Without An Apple ID In The Age of Big Data

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Big data has come with a big cost. It has compromised our privacy in a lot of ways. John Weathington of Tech Republic wrote about this topic a couple years ago in his article Big Data Privacy is a Bigger Issue than We Think. Weathington raised some very valid concerns about the problems big data […]