Author: George Mills

Categories : Access Control, Data Encryption, Data Security            Leave a comment           

Service Level Agreements (SLAs) directly involve continuous effort and improvement, significant technical investments and integration; and whether implied or explicit all business have them. Once an organization is consistently meeting their SLAs, the tolerance for change decreases and so goes the saying, “if it ain’t broke, do not fix it”. ClickToTweet: SLAs – Not enough without a Security Level Agreement too http://bit.ly/1QXmNpg pic.twitter.com/ll9ixmOALK Now we have a new, and far too often only implied Security SLA meaning “though shalt protect my […]

Categories : Data Security            Leave a comment           

Service Level Agreements (SLAs) directly involve continuous effort and improvement, significant technical investments and integration; and whether implied or explicit all business have them. Once an organization is consistently meeting their SLAs, the tolerance for change decreases and so goes the saying, “if it ain’t broke, do not fix it”. Now we have a new, often implied Security SLA meaning “though shalt protect my data or you will not keep or earn my business”. Being entrusted to protect one’s own […]

Categories : Data Security            Leave a comment           

Just encrypting data, like locking money in a vault, does not enable the business unless you can also make it available. So just as a vault would unlock at certain times but still resist attacks encrypted data must be able to be accessed securely while resisting compromise to various physical and logical threats. Vaults were not really that effective until banks could control how and when they could be opened; therefore, ergo encryption without access control, much like a vault […]