Data Privacy: Protecting the Core of your Business

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Many companies are struggling to comply with a patchwork of regulations related to sensitive corporate information. As a result, companies are looking for new database security and auditing solutions to help prevent unauthorized access to confidential information—and to satisfy internal and external auditors—without the performance loss and insider security risk of traditional database management system (DBMS) logging approaches.

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Global Data Privacy Ensuring International Compliance for Your Organization

In an increasingly global and interconnected economy, many companies are moving to cloud-based, global HR solutions. But for multinational and other large organizations, this means meeting stringent region-specific rules and regulations governing data privacy. It’s important to understand not only the applicable policies for the region in which your company is headquartered, but also for each jurisdiction where your company has employees.

Each employer has the responsibility to learn and follow the relevant international regulations regarding data privacy. Learn which of these provisions applies to your organization and what you can do to ensure compliance in this white paper.

Privacy is likely to be a critical topic for multinational organizations for years to come. Therefore each multinational organization must seriously consider these data handling rules and regulations. Laws and regulations such as the EU Data Protection Directive, Safe Harbor, and PIPEDA, to name just a few, have hefty fines and potentially even criminal penalties for organizations that fail to follow these guidelines.

This white paper looks at data privacy in the European Union and elsewhere around the world, and provides a list of questions to ask about a potential solution when choosing a human capital management (HCM) solution provider, information that can help you avoid the risks surrounding data handling and ensure all of your employee and customer data remains safe, secure, and compliant into the future.  Read More

The Complete Guide to Google Apps Security: Building a Comprehensive Google Apps Security Plan

Innovative cloud technologies require new ways of approaching security when it comes to data; traditional systems may be outdated and no longer suffice. Google Apps for Work does provide security within their system, but every company should check for potential protection gaps that may remain. When used in conjunction with other apps, Google Apps for Work gives your business the best protection and fully secures your company’s data. Ensuring your business has the top security measures in place allows people to work with confidence within the cloud, whether workers are onsite or mobile.

This Google Apps for Work protection guide outlines a detailed five-point plan for even greater data security by way of
  • securing core data
  • enhancing email protection
  • extending data recovery
  • locking down document security
  • saving Gmail and Docs for compliance
In this white paper you’ll learn how to customize and configure a variety of Google Apps for Work settings to your company’s specific needs, in a clear step-by-step process. In addition to self-customization, read how your team can further secure core data by using additional solution applications concurrently with Google Apps for Work such as CipherCloud to protect e-mail, Backupify to retain and restore data, Cloudlock for document protection, and Vault to help with compliance issues.  Read More

Security and Reliability: Birst is Dedicated to Safeguarding Your Information

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Discover how Birst protects the privacy of its customers and safeguards their information. Birst’s security measures include the following components: physical security, system security, operational security, reliability, and application and data security. This document describes Birst security services and details some of the technical specifications.  Read More

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Forrester TechRadar Report: Data Security

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This Forrester TechRadar Data Security report provides a framework for developing a long-term approach to keeping your organization’s information secure. Data breaches and insider threats are becoming more common, and your organization needs to achieve compliance and secure privacy without affecting the bottom line. Most companies are also interested in adopting cloud, mobile, and other technologies, which can complicate data security matters even more.

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