Data Management

What Are the Implications of Quantum Computing for the Future of Data Security?

Quantum computing has the potential to change the data security landscape permanently. In as little as five years, it could make the most relied-upon encryption schemes ineffective — making businesses vulnerable to breaches.

Quantum Computing’s Impact on Data Security

Quantum computing can make some of the most common data security measures ineffective. While experts haven’t reached a consensus on how soon it will happen, many agree it will become an issue within the next few decades.

The Looming Threat of Orphaned Data: How Former Employees' Abandoned Files Could Destroy Your Business

Employees are leaving their jobs in record numbers – both voluntarily and involuntarily

The amount of employee turnover that occurs each year varies depending on the industry and country. However, layoffs have seemingly become a common occurrence in the business world, with the tech industry being hit particularly hard of late. Layoffs.fyi, a website that has been monitoring tech layoffs since March 2020, has compiled data indicating that at the time of publishing, approximately 139165 employees have been laid off by 503 tech companies since the beginning of this year.

Report: Surge in Cloud Adoption Means a Greater Data Attack for Healthcare and Financial Services

AUSTIN – March 8th, 2023—New research launched today by Blancco Technology Group (LON: BLTG), the industry standard in data erasure and mobile lifecycle solutions, reveals the extent to which healthcare and financial services organizations have embraced cloud, as well as the effects cloud adoption has had on data classification, minimization and end-of-life (EOL) data disposal.

Netwrix Study: 86% of Cloud Attacks in Healthcare Result in Damages and Financial Losses

FRISCO, Texas, October 27, 2022 – Netwrix, a cybersecurity vendor that makes data security easy, today announced additional findings for the healthcare sector from its global 2022 Cloud Security Report.

61% of respondents in the healthcare industry suffered a cyberattack on their cloud infrastructure within the last 12 months, compared to 53% for other verticals. Phishing was the most common type of attack reported.

Why Data Transparency Leads to Stronger Customer Experience

Customer data is necessary for small businesses. It helps them understand customer wants and needs and how they interact with brands. In a world where competition is high, companies can leverage data to stand out more and create impactful experiences for customers.

Customer experience has always been the go-to strategy for businesses, and for good reasons. In a study by PwC, researchers found that 42% of consumers are willing to pay more for a better experience. 

4 Types of Organizations That Need to Pay Closer Attention to Data Security

Data security is a term used frequently in news reports. This company or that had a data breach. Users should take measures to change passwords and lock down their credit reports and personal data. 

At times, small businesses and organizations assume they may be less at risk for a data breach than mega corporations. Unfortunately, hackers don’t care who they target. They only want a successful win as they face the challenge of circumventing security measures. If you haven’t paid much attention to keeping your users’ data safe, now is the time to ramp up your efforts.

Four Clear Signs that Your Business Isn't Paying Enough Attention to Data Protection

Data protection involves more than just keeping your customers’ personal information safe. You also must be aware of state, federal and international laws regarding data privacy compliance. Busy entrepreneurs may find data protection falls to the wayside amidst the dozens of tasks vying for attention.

Databarracks: Cyber attacks are now the #1 cause of data loss

New research by Databarracks has shown that 38% of organizations reported cyber attack and internal breaches as a cause of data loss in 2022.

The findings come from the annual Data Health Check, a survey of 400 IT decision makers. This year’s survey focused on themes of Ransomware, Cyber, Backup, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity.

What is a Database Management System? Definition and Types

Businesses, and overall, individuals, produce a massive amount of data on a daily basis. There has been an accelerating growth in generated data with over 2.5 quintillion bytes each day with today's technology. Consequently, it's necessary to establish a system to manage and manipulate this data. And that's precisely the role of a database management system.

Database management systems (DMBS) are a solution to the influx of data generated every day. These can help businesses process large amounts of data efficiently, creating an organized work environment.