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Tag Archives: data leakage

Classy Data (pt. 3) – Ownership and Risk

– Security professionals proudly describe how they assign owners to their organizations’ data and those owners “assume the risk of any compromise of the data.” Give me a break! The owner is invariably some business-unit manager who just wants to get the job done. The manager will agree to…

Data Loss (or Leak) Prevention (DLP) – Damming the Estuary

– For some time I have been seeking a metaphor for the well-nigh impossible task of protecting all the sensitive information in which organizations have been awash. And then I was invited to be on a panel at a recent “CSO Executive Seminar Series on Data Loss Prevention” event and so I…

How Deep in DLP Are You?

– While every security tool a vendor advertises to or demonstrates for you is purportedly the silver bullet that saves your organization from drowning in a virtual sea of hackers, rogues and spies, data-leakage protection – or prevention (DLP) is one for which many electrons have been slain to…