Eight Steps to Enterprise Data Protection - Slide 8

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When considering a data privacy solution, there are clear choices regarding the modes of implementation. All of these options vary in terms of security model, yet each provides a level of protection aligned with the potential requirements of an enterprise. Options to consider include secure key management,cryptographic operations, authentication and authorization, logging, auditing, and management, backup and recovery, and hardware.

With data breaches on the rise, companies must remain vigilant in safeguarding their assets. Failure to stay in front of data threats will inevitably result in breaches, financial losses, and tarnished reputations.

For years, companies have focused on perimeter security to thwart the ever-increasing number of data threats. But now, with more than 50 percent of security breaches perpetrated internally, perimeter defenses are no longer sufficient for securing data.

Today, companies need to extend their data infrastructure across business units, partners, suppliers, customers, and a growing mobile workforce. The outsider is now an insider. Because of this, companies must adopt an enterprise data protection strategy in order to effectively protect data from the core to the edge of the enterprise, an end-to-end encryption solution across databases, applications, networks, and endpoint devices. The result is secure data at all times—at rest, in motion, and in use.

Derek Tumulak, vice president of product management at SafeNet, suggests the following steps when developing an enterprise data protection security strategy.

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