Daren Glenister

Insight PaaS – Necessary or Just Hype?

By Daren Glenister | October 31, 2017

Insight PaaS: A Primer A recent report from Forrester predicts that Platform as a Service (PaaS) will soon be the primary way to move big data to the public cloud, as on-premise will no longer be an option. While this

Using Cloud Analytics To Improve Customer Experience

By Daren Glenister | September 20, 2017

Evolution of Cloud Analytics Moving data to the cloud, once considered a strenuous task, has now become commonplace in most industries. Originally, this migration started as organizations looked to speed up the time needed to deploy applications or services –

10 Ways The Enterprise Can Prevent Data Leaks In The Cloud

By Daren Glenister | August 17, 2017

Prevent Data Leaks In The Cloud More companies are turning to the cloud for storage. In fact, over 60 percent of organizations store sensitive information in the cloud, according to a recent Intel security survey. As a result, the risk

International Data Privacy Laws: Consistently Inconsistent

By Daren Glenister | July 24, 2017

International Data Privacy Laws Many multinational enterprises are faced with a plethora of restrictions and regulations both in their home countries and in the countries where they conduct business. While some of these laws are similar, many are not, which

Turn to the Cloud as Part of Your Data Breach Strategy

By Daren Glenister | June 13, 2017

Data Breach Strategy The latest Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report is out, and the verdict is in: data breaches are on the rise. While the news shouldn’t surprise anyone, there are some actionable insights to help improve cybersecurity organizational approaches

Countdown to GDPR: Preparing for Global Data Privacy Reform

By Daren Glenister | May 17, 2017

Preparing for Global Data Privacy Reform Multinational businesses who aren’t up to speed on the regulatory requirements of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) are in for a rude awakening when 2018 rolls around. It’s not enough for

The Good, Bad, and Downright Ugly Takeaways from WikiLeaks’ Vault 7

By Daren Glenister | May 1, 2017

WikiLeaks’ Vault 7 If you haven’t heard of the Vault 7 WikiLeaks data dump, you’ve probably been living under a rock. The leak unveiled new, yet unsurprising, classified material from the CIA; allegedly sharing information on the U.S. agency’s hacking

RSA Conference: FUD-free or filled?

By Daren Glenister | March 23, 2017

IoT 15 Billion Units By 2021 At the annual RSA conference, there were plenty of discussions and presentations on the evolving cybersecurity threat landscape, including application security issues, the internet of things (IoT) and data analytics. While conversations circling the

Safeguarding Data When Employees Leave The Company

By Daren Glenister | February 15, 2017

Safeguarding Data Employee turnover is unavoidable. According to CompData Consulting, the average employee turnover rate in 2015 in the US was 16.7 percent, and this number was significantly higher in such industries as hospitality (37.6%) and banking and finance (18.6%).

What’s Next In Cloud And Data Security For 2017?

By Daren Glenister | December 29, 2016

Cloud and Data Security It has been a tumultuous year in data privacy to say the least – we’ve had a huge increase in data breaches, including some of the largest in history; an uncertain future when it comes to

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