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data security

[′dad·ə sə‚kyu̇r·əd·ē]
(computer science)
The protection of data against the deliberate or accidental access of unauthorized persons. Also known as file security.
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Several sessions addressed data security at PESC's third annual Conference on Technology and Standards, held in May in Washington, D.
As a result, demand is growing for better network and data security tools, such as intrusion detection systems, firewalls, antiviral applications and other network monitoring solutions.
Together, users have uncompromised price/performance and greater data security.
BECAUSE insiders pose the greatest security threat, employee policies, including statements on data security, noncompete agreements and nondisclosure agreements, are essential.
QSGI is the only data security and regulatory compliance provider offering a full suite of end-of-life and other life-cycle services for a Fortune 1000 corporation's and government client's entire information technology (IT) platform.
Protegrity solutions also ensure compliance with industry and government data security and privacy regulations such as the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard, Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA, GLBA, and the UK Data Protection Act.
Transparency Software is a leading provider of information policy management solutions for database auditing and data security.
Imperva is the global leader in data security and compliance solutions for the data center.
The overall solution benefits from centralized management and compliance enforcement for a comprehensive data security solution.
Even with all the press on data security breaches and the corporate and personal costs that accrue from them, there is still only limited awareness of the PCI data security standards," said Jon Oltsik, Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group.
The payment card industry has done a great service to consumers by passing the data security standard, however, it has been widely reported that adoption is slow," said Chris Farrow, director of Configuresoft's Center for Policy and Compliance.
BOSTON -- Rapid7 LLC today announced the launch of its PCI (Payment Card Industry) Compliance Portal, a remote, easy-to-use security scanning solution that enables merchants, online retailers and credit card service providers to achieve compliance with the PCI Data Security Standard.