Data Management

CIOs and Employees Differ on Data Ethics, Ownership and Root Causes of Insider Breaches

25th March 2019, London: People-centric data security company Egress today announced the results of its first Insider Data Breach survey, examining the root causes of employee-driven data breaches, their frequency and impact. The research highlights a fundamental gulf between IT leaders and employees over data security and ownership that is undermining attempts to stem the growing tide of insider breach incidents.

Silwood Technology reveals how to find personal data for GDPR compliance in JD Edwards and SAP systems Real Wire Thu, 05/24/2018 - 10:54

Metadata discovery software vendor Silwood Technology Ltd has produced two guides revealing how to find personal data using its GDPR Starter Packs for SAP and JD Edwards.

The GDPR Starter Packs are available for major application packages – SAP, Oracle E-Business Suite, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012, JD Edwards and Siebel – enabling users to quickly and simply identify the precise location of Personal Data.

They are underpinned by Safyr®, a dedicated metadata discovery software, which enables users to access, understand, share and utilise the underlying data structures for all major application packages.

A new magazine for a new era in data protection

Launched on Sunday 20th May, the Data Protection Magazine focuses on current data protection issues. The first edition features interviews with Abigail Dubiniecki, Specialist at My Inhouse Lawyer, and Nicola McKilligan Regan, Senior Partner at Privacy Partnership, alongside other experts covering topics including, GDPR, blockchain, PSD2, and PECR.

Contributors to the magazine include data protection expert Ardi Kolah, Executive Fellow and Director of the GDPR Transition Programme at Henley Business School. In this issue, Ardi has written features on blockchain technology and a summary of GDPR.

Preservica makes it easier for organizations to meet long-term GDPR obligations

Boston, MA: May 1, 2018: Active digital preservation specialist Preservica has announced a suite of new GDPR compliance enhancements, to further simplify how organizations meet their controller obligations for personal data that needs to be retained over the long-term.                            

Two thirds of Executive Search Firms fear they could be exposed to significant fines under the GDPR Real Wire Mon, 04/30/2018 - 15:11

30 April 2018, London - Research launched today by Invenias, the global leader in executive recruiting software, reveals that 65% of global executive search professionals consider their biggest GDPR-related challenge to be knowing whether the actions they’ve taken to comply will be sufficient. The second biggest challenge is understanding how the regulation applies to their business (57%) and the third biggest challenge was deemed to be the process of reviewing and cleansing data (53%).

WinMagic survey Finds Most Companies Won’t be Ready for EU GDPR Legislation on 25th May

Ontario, Canada - April 25th, 2018 - With just one month until the new EU General Data Protection Regulation Legislation (GDPR) comes into force, data security company WinMagic, has today released the findings of research that suggests many companies will not be ready when it takes effect on May 25th, 2018. 62% of IT Decision Makers (ITDMs) surveyed describe themselves as ‘confident’ in the build-up, with 1 in 5 (18%) saying they are nervous.

KALEAO Introduces New Version of its Flagship KMAX

CHARLOTTE, NC – April 17, 2018 – KALEAO, the technologically innovative server solutions company, today announced the introduction of KMAX-EP, the newest version of KALEAO’s flagship solution for the server infrastructure market. KMAX-EP builds on the market leading scalability and cost benefits of KALEAO’s initial KMAX offering, now known as KMAX-HD, which is optimized for hyperscale deployment. KMAX-EP offers the total cost of ownership advantages of a hyperconverged solution further enabling the digital transformation of enterprise markets.

Redgate adds fast, repeatable data masking to its database provisioning solution

Cambridge UK, Wednesday, 28 February, 2018 – In another move to ease the burden of remaining compliant with the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Redgate has enhanced its SQL Provision solution to make the masking of data even easier.

SQL Provision allows users to create copies of SQL Server databases using just MB of storage and mask any sensitive data. The virtual cloning technology of SQL Clone is used to create the copies, while Data Masker replaces sensitive data with realistic, anonymized data that preserves semantic integrity. The sanitized copies can then be used by development teams and testers to speed up development, accurately test code, and fix issues faster.