Information Age: How can you best protect your organisation’s data?

Posted on 5/09/18

The number of successful data breaches continues to surge, as hackers get smarter and security solutions struggle. What is the most effective method of data protection for the enterprise? This is a question that must plague those in charge of an organisation’s data and security. There are so many solutions out there, and there is certainly no ‘silver…

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Information Age – Gemalto CTO: Beating ‘cybercriminals at their own game’

Posted on 5/09/18

In today’s business environment, data is king. Protecting this most valuable asset is key to effective security. Data breaches can ruin careers, and permanently damage the reputation of organisations. Defending against these cyber attacks is a challenge, and a problem that keeps business leaders up at night. Think like a hacker Jason Hart – CTO of data protection, Gemalto –…

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Lack of confidence in data security can cost you more than you think

Posted on 21/08/18

This article originally appeared in Engineering News, South Africa here. By Jason Hart, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Data Protection at Gemalto The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect almost two months ago. Leading the way to a new era of data protection, the long-awaited GDPR has emphasized the importance of…

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Lack of confidence in data security can cost you more than you think

Posted on 16/07/18

(This article first appeared on CSO Online here.) The majority of companies don’t understand the value of their data, because they aren’t taking the necessary steps to study the information they are gathering from customers. The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect almost two months ago. Leading the way to a new…

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IT Security Guru – CISO Chat – Jason Hart, CTO, Data Protection at Gemalto

Posted on 6/07/18

On the back of what was a fantastic first round of questioning with insightful responses from leading figures in the IT security industry, the CISO Chat segment on the IT Security Guru has returned for the second round of questioning. We have caught up with a host of CISO’s and senior security experts to get…

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CSO Online – GDPR: Where we were…and where we’re going

Posted on 13/06/18

It’s clear that conventional methods to data security aren’t working anymore, so it’s time to step away from breach prevention and focus on a “secure breach” approach (This article first appeared in CSO Online here.) The plethora of data breaches within the past few years have set off alarms for organizations, especially their IT managers. We’ve…

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CSO Online – Let’s get serious about security: 2.6 billion records stolen or compromised in 2017

Posted on 16/05/18

Gemalto’s 2017 Breach Level Index found 2.6 billion records were compromised in 2017, as well a number of new data breach tactics. Breached or exposed data is not only a headache for security teams. It also impacts brand reputation, customer confidence and stock prices, but risk can be managed by mapping out where data resides….

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AV Technology Europe – Confessions of a professional hacker: think your AV/IT is safe? This may change your mind

Posted on 5/04/18

  An Interview with Jason Hart…   The threats from cyber attacks are reaching epidemic proportions. As I write this, an email with the headline ‘councils hit be 37 cyber attacks every minute’ has popped up on my screen. Surprised? After all, the subject of cyber threats for many is like discussing a life threatening…

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