Volume 88 Issue 37 | pp. 14-15
Issue Date: September 13, 2010

Guarding The Enterprise

Data-loss prevention emerges as a new line of defense for information technology
Department: Business
Keywords: ERP, SAP, information technology, software, cloud computing, wireless devices

Information technology security has traditionally been a matter of protecting computer systems from malicious hackers. However, given the rising flow of data through corporate IT systems—often via portable devices such as smart phones and laptops and increasingly within virtual cloud computing environments—it’s clear that IT systems are subject to a wide range of vulnerabilities. Nowadays, one of the biggest threats to IT security is the well-meaning employee who inadvertently triggers a data breach by e-mailing . . .

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