Straight A’s for Determining Risk and Avoiding the Big F

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Authentication is about ensuring that the person logging into a system is who they say they are. Depending on the role and level of access for an individual user, companies should require that employees provide more than one form of authentication. A good example is a security token that constantly generates a new random PIN. Adding a second form of authentication makes it harder to infiltrate a system.

Have you ever joined a conversation and taken what is said completely out of context because you simply didn’t have the background information? It’s an easy mistake to make and can be both frustrating and humorous at times.

Adding context to a data security situation is just as important as it’s essential to ensure that you can connect the dots and fully understand if something is at risk. When it comes to the loss or mishandling of unstructured data, all it takes is one strike and you’re out. Here are five ways for determining risk and protecting against threats, identified by Dell Software.

 

Related Topics : Unisys, Stimulus Package, Security Breaches, Symantec, Electronic Surveillance

 
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