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More On Internal Data Loss Incidents

by Anton Chuvakin  |  December 31, 2012

"If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?” – If a piece of sensitive data is exposed to...

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On “Internally Lost Data” and DLP Discovery

by Anton Chuvakin  |  December 27, 2012

If a piece of sensitive data is visible to everybody with access to organization’s network (such as posted to an internal file share), is that a data breach? Most people...

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On Risks of DLP

by Anton Chuvakin  |  December 17, 2012

Imagine that some security controls can actually introduce additional risk to an organization (a useful discussion of this). DLP is, in fact, one of those controls. While engaged in my...

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DLP and Data Classification

by Anton Chuvakin  |  December 12, 2012

Sure, I’ll get you a beer, but you need to answer a quick question first: “what is The Meaning of Life?” (no, it is not 42 ). Are you getting...

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DLP: Discover First or Monitor First?

by Anton Chuvakin  |  December 7, 2012

Should I DISCOVER where sensitive/regulated data resides in my environment OR DETECT when it is being leaked? Storage DLP first or network DLP first? Data-at-rest (DAR) first or Data-in-motion (DIM)...

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On DLP and PCI DSS

by Anton Chuvakin  |  November 30, 2012

The dirty not-really-a-secret of DLP is that most DLP technology is deployed because of either a compliance requirement (usually an implicit one) or a need to protect regulated data. Note...

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On DLP and IP Theft

by Anton Chuvakin  |  November 9, 2012

Data loss prevention battle is a battle you are going to lose. You have no choice in the matter! You do, however, have a choice between (metaphorically speaking): dying an...

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Blunderfunding: How Organizations Use Failure as a Basis for Budgeting

by Doug Laney  |  January 17, 2012

A major Wall Street securities ratings firm ignores the recommendations of a consultant report it paid for on rating collateralized debt obligations (CDOs)--contributing to the collapse of the mortgage industry,...

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