Changing Face of Data Security

By Sudhindra Kumar, Manager of Software Engineering at NextLabs, Inc.| With the growing adoption of cloud for various business processes, traditional approaches to data security are no longer sufficient to keep enterprise data safe. Gone are the days when all critical information was protected behind a firewall with access restricted to specific clients/devices. IT security teams … More Changing Face of Data Security

Protecting Critical Data in Cloud-based Services

By Sudhindra Kumar, Principal Software Engineer at NextLabs, Inc. Cloud has revolutionized the way information is stored and shared. Cloud can increase business efficiency by enhancing collaboration, increasing accessibility, and improving work flexibility. These are driving more and more businesses toward cloud-based services. A recent survey conducted by Dell shows nearly every IT decision-maker said … More Protecting Critical Data in Cloud-based Services

Data Retention and Disposal in the cloud

By Sudhindra Kumar, Principal Software Engineer at NextLabs In this blog series, we’ve discussed some of the key challenges impeding adoption of the cloud. In this instalment, we’ll talk about Data Retention and Disposal in the cloud. A lot of attention is paid to cloud data protection, regulatory compliance for cloud data, and how to … More Data Retention and Disposal in the cloud

Data Security in the Cloud – beyond Encryption

by Sudhindra Kumar, Principal Software Engineer at NextLabs Kentucky recently joined 46 other states in the U.S. that enacted a data breach notification law.  California is the vanguard – enacting the first such law in 2002.  And now, the high profile data breaches of retailers Target and Neiman Marcus are serving as stimulants for revisions to and … More Data Security in the Cloud – beyond Encryption

Cloud Security – Protecting data at rest and in transit – Information Risk Management for the Cloud

By Sudhindra Kumar, Principal Software Engineer at NextLabs In my previous blog, we discussed about Data Governance Policies and Regulatory Compliance. In this post, we’ll see some of the options available to protect data at rest and in transit. A few years ago, protecting data in transit was considered more important than protecting data at rest. … More Cloud Security – Protecting data at rest and in transit – Information Risk Management for the Cloud

Data Security in the Cloud – Data Governance Policies and Regulatory Compliance

by Sudhindra Kumar In my previous blog, we took at peek at the key challenges that confront anyone who’s moving their data to the cloud. Let us see how to mitigate some of those challenges. Protecting data in the enterprise comes before protecting it in the cloud. If you don’t have the right data governance … More Data Security in the Cloud – Data Governance Policies and Regulatory Compliance