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Categorization - Auto-Classification - Concept Searching

Part 2: Classification Versus Categorization?

Since one of our core competencies is classification/categorization, I was curious what Microsoft was using for their classification technology. In Part 1 of our Classification Versus Categorization? blog we looked at different words that meant the same thing.…

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Auto-Classification Software - Concept Searching

Part 1: Classification Versus Categorization?

I have been spending some time immersed in Microsoft Information Protection (MIP), concentrating on labels. I’m still not at the point where it’s more than I ever want to know but am getting close.…

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Data Loss Prevention

145,942,680 Records Leaked in June – Can SharePoint Handle It?

What does that number mean to you? It means chances are you have been hacked. OneDrive for Business is notorious for overflowing with password files – of course named ‘password’ – confidential information, and privacy data.…

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Security - Concept Searching

Does Anybody Care What Time It Is? Threat Latency

I sometimes wonder if we have become inured to security breaches, they are becoming so commonplace. For large corporations, the millions spent on remediation appears to be only a drop in the bucket, and we have all seen that some of their ‘ethics’ are, at times, questionable.…

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Data Breaches and Classification Solution - Concept Searching

Here We Go Again – Whistleblower or Cybercriminal?

Just the other day, Tesla got hacked by one of its now ex-employees, who did quite a bit of damage – stealing gigabytes of data and regularly, supposedly, exporting data and selling it to third parties.…

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Data Discovery and Classification - Think Like a Cybercriminal

Think Like a Cybercriminal

I have been really digging into data discovery and classification – one of our technology partners, Netwrix, has integrated our classification technologies into their Netwrix Auditor product, a visibility platform for user behavior analysis and risk mitigation. I will throw some topics out there, even if your organization is still not at the point of evaluating or purchasing security software.…

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Data Classification

Data Classification – What It Is, Why You Should Care, and How to Perform It

This article was written by Ilia Sotnikov, VP of Product Management at Netwrix. Mr. Sotnikov does an excellent job discussing classification of content and data.

Organizations have limited resources to invest in safeguarding their data.…

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Taxonomy Management

How Do You Know What You Don’t Know?

Enterprises commonly set boundaries and processes to control the flow of information, to ensure best practice in activities such as records management, data protection, and compliance. This approach of controlling the information flow is often cumbersome and impacts the ability to manage content throughout the information lifecycle, including capture, storage, retrieval, archival, and disposal.…

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Taxonomy

So, You Are Going to Build a Taxonomy – Don’t Tell Me it’s in Excel

I am not knocking those who have probably painstakingly built an organizational taxonomy in Excel. I highly respect them. They are also way ahead of the curve, as they understand what a taxonomy is supposed to do.…

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Taxonomy

1.9 Billion Records Exposed – A Taxonomy Could Have Come in Handy

Only 918 reported data breaches led to a whopping 1.9 billion records being exposed, as of September 2017. I would expect the number to rise, although not dramatically, I hope. Compared with the last six months of 2016, the number of lost, stolen, or compromised records increased by 164 percent.…

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