It seems as another data breach is being reported every week, and this unfortunate trend is hitting academic institutions hard. Virtually every month, significant databases of staff, student, and recent graduate records are compromised. Names, birth dates, university IDs, and even social security numbers are often exposed, a veritable goldmine for those seeking to sell personal information on the black market.Read More
Regardless of industry, maintaining data security is an essential step toward success as an organization. Compliance standards like the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), which aids retail organizations in protecting cardholder data, and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), which covers data security issues for healthcare organizations, exist to help different industries secure their data.Read More
Educational institutions, whether at the grade school level or higher education, are responsible for vast amounts of data. VirtuCrypt can help protect that data. A cloud unlike any other, VirtuCrypt operates by accessing Futurex’s world-renowned suite of hardened data encryption solutions. Through VirtuCrypt, organizations can industry-leading data security without the hassle and cost associated with data center upkeep.
VirtuCrypt’s services are far-reaching. The following infographic highlights just a few of the ways VirtuCrypt can be... Read More
Data security isn’t just the responsibility of your IT department; it’s something that every facet of the organization needs to consider. We have compiled a helpful list of ten essential practices that you, and your company, should observe in order to protect sensitive data.Read More
With the recent concerns over online data security risks, organizations are urging their customers to reset their passwords on all popular websites. While habitually updating passwords is a sensible practice regardless, any potential hacking threat serves as a good reminder and heightens the importance of the updates.Read More