It may seem counterintuitive, but a data security risk assessment is really about reviewing an organization's assets from the attacker's perspective. Most people within the organization are a bit too close to it to get into this mindset. The best risk assessments come from the outside because only a third [...]
The competition for product and services companies can require that data and applications be protected to the same degree or higher than government secrets. Bad actors can threaten the financial foundations of a company and its reputation. However, meeting the necessary level of security is not easy since it requires [...]
Compliance regulations relating to data storage are enough to strike fear into the hearts of business leaders and employees. This complex area of information security is fraught with rules and ever-changing goalposts. Every day, we see the consequences of failures as companies report massive breaches that cause significant fines, lost [...]
When referring to the global network of computing resources that house and drive data and information interchanges today, many use the term “cloud” or “cloud computing.” From a holistic vantage point, this nomenclature has merit similar to that of the expression network used when describing a LAN, WAN, or MAN. [...]
The digital transformation roadmap needs to center on alignment and integration. All stakeholders need to be aligned to the same goal. All technologies require integration to minimize the number of rollouts necessary. Many leaders take a piecemeal approach that results in a segmented program. This can create holes, especially when [...]
There are precious few things in life that can be undertaken without some degree of concern, consternation, or outright fear of an undesirable outcome or effect. For example, the current COVID-19 pandemic has heightened apprehension in a range of ways, from simple activities such as dining out to complex ones [...]
Data breaches are perhaps the single most significant risk that banks face today. In the financial industry, the cost per data breach averaged about $5.85 million in 2020. Aside from the direct costs involved in these breaches, like lost funds, increased insurance expenses and fines, and penalties, institutions also must [...]
Technology use for businesses has rapidly accelerated during the recent pandemic. As remote work becomes the new normal and software moves to the cloud, companies may struggle to keep their data and intellectual property.. The technological shift could lead to vulnerabilities for companies lacking a solid DevSecOps strategy and implementation [...]
Anyone who has not been living under a rock for the last decade or so knows that there has been a global revolution taking shape, commonly referred to as Industry 4.0 or the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). IIoT is what many consider to be The Fourth Industrial Revolution, preceded [...]
Comparing DevSecOps vs. agile is a bit like trying to compare apples to oranges. Both are methodologies in software development, but they’re actually designed to work together. Agile is about flexibility in the development process. DevSecOps is about using security as a fundamental part of these transformations. Essentially, Agile sets [...]
In today’s market, you need a data security partner as committed to your client’s safety as you are. At New Context our experts can build and maintain a holistic data platform custom-tailored to your needs—so you can focus on your customers, not their data.
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