Protecting data across its lifecycle with encryption
Data security threats are becoming more prevalent all the time. According to one survey, 63 percent of organizations had one or more advanced attacks during the past 12 months.
No one is immune. Take the case of parents enrolling their child in a new school. The parents must provide the child’s birth date, address, vaccinations, past transcripts and other personal information. Often, they must provide bills as proof of residency and their drivers’ licenses as a form of ID. Most of this information is stored digitally. Consider the consequences to the parents and the school if there is a server breach or someone loses a USB drive that includes this data.
In the business world, changes in the way people work are creating new vulnerabilities. Anywhere, anytime work means more people are using mobile devices, which adds to the risk of data becoming lost or stolen. In addition, employees are increasingly using services ranging from pe