encryption

  • Data Storage and Encryption Should Top the CISO’s To-Do List

    In today’s digitized world, data storage and encryption are surely top of mind for most chief information officers (CIOs). But given the increasing regulations and privacy implications surrounding data security, these measures should also be on the chief information security officer (CISO)’s agenda. Most organizations need to house massive amounts of data to comply with privacy regulations, enable cognitive activities, and facilitate the construction and analysis of attack patterns. At the same time, an effective data storage strategy promotes security…

  • IBM Wants to Encrypt the World to Battle Hackers

    Photo Credit: Connie Zhou/IBM There are only two types of companies, it is commonly said: those that have been hacked, and those that just don’t know it yet. IBM, the computing giant, wants to get rid of both. The company said Monday that it has achieved a breakthrough in security technology that will allow every business from banks to retailers to travel-booking companies to encrypt their customer data on a massive scale – turning most if not all of their…

  • Microsoft Enhances Cloud Security With Azure Storage Encryption

    . The no-charge feature enables businesses to safeguard Azure Blob (block, append and page blobs) #data at rest, according to Lavanya Kasarabada, a Microsoft #Azure Storage program manager. A blob is a unit of cloud #storage that contains text and binary data. “Storage Service #Encryption automatically encrypts your Azure Blob storage data prior to persisting to storage and decrypts prior to retrieval,” she explained in a March 31 . Data is kept under wraps using the 256-bit Advanced Encryption Standard…

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