Protect Corporate Data with Closed-Loop Identity and Access Governance

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Their other alternative is to set up a free Dropbox shared folder in less than two minutes, with no approvals, requests or oversight required.  It’s hard to blame users for taking the easiest route.  What they probably aren’t considering is the risk involved ─ in a large company, it can take days before people hear of co-workers leaving, and, when they do, are they really going to stop and remember that former employee had access to their Dropbox folder six months earlier? Likely not.  

Achieving IT security today is akin to seeking the Holy Grail. We spend heavily on security software and compliance processes, and yet hear weekly of yet another company losing corporate emails or customers’ personally identifiable information to disgruntled insiders or increasingly sophisticated hackers.

With the explosion of mobility and cloud, corporate IT no longer controls data access and data sharing. But IT security is possible today. In this slideshow, Quest Software will explore the challenges of securing today’s computing environment, while discussing “closed-loop identity and access governance” — a model to secure your organization’s most valuable asset, its data. This includes intellectual property such as trade secrets, research data, customer information, and privileged communications.

 

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

 
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