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Achieving Compliance with India’s Personal Data Protection Act

India's Digital Personal Data Protection (DPDP) Act is a ground-breaking legislation that balances the rights of individuals to protect their personal data with the necessity of processing such data for lawful purposes. The Act imposes obligations on Data Fiduciaries, those processing data, and outlines the rights and duties of Data Principals, individuals to whom the data pertains. It also...
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Why Zero Trust Needs Data Classification To Work

If you’re in charge of securing data at your organization, you already know that classifying it is foundational for data security. It’s especially the case for organizations looking to take a zero trust approach to data protection. What’s Inside: What is Zero Trust, and what is the right approach? Adding context to data, and why this is important How data classification and Zero Trust go hand in...
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Three Steps to Protecting PII in the Government

This guide discusses the three key steps that must be taken by government organizations to protect PII they have in their possession. Identify your PII through marking and metadata tagging Educate and build awareness of the organization’s PII among employees, contractors, and partners Select the appropriate controls to protect PII
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Protecting Sensitive ITAR Information: A Data-Centric Approach To Export Control Compliance

ITAR covers the transfer of technical data and information relating to goods, as well as the goods themselves. Technical documents, product plans and specifications, design drawings, manuals and financial details may all need to be shared across the supply chain if an ITAR-related project is to be delivered. However, authority needs to be granted and access by unauthorized persons prohibited or...
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Meeting CUI Requirements with Fortra’s Data Classification Suite Solutions

Established by Executive Order 13556, the Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) program defines a uniform policy for the treatment of unclassified information that requires safeguarding or dissemination controls. The CUI Executive Order specifically adopts, defines, and institutes CUI as the single designation for all information formerly designated by Sensitive but Unclassified (SBU), For...
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ITAR Compliance – Strategies to Identify and Protect Technical Data

ITAR legislation is a set of regulations that authorizes the government to control the export and import of defense related articles and services. ITAR affects those involved in the manufacturing, distribution and regulation of aircraft, amphibious vehicles, cartridge and shell casings, chemical agents, firearms, naval equipment, missile control, and other military related equipment.
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Integrating Information Labelling and Microsoft AD RMS

This guide will examine the challenges of content protection and user acceptance of this technology. It provides an overview of Microsoft’s Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS) and its integration with Fortra Data Classification. This combination provides a powerful and intuitive solution for policy compliance and information protection.
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How metadata will accelerate your data protection strategy

Reading this guide will enable you to: Learn how Fortra’s Data Classification Suite leverages metadata to achieve extensibility Identify best practices for a flexible schema that matches your data protection policy Implement metadata which will trigger downstream technologies like encryption or data loss prevention (DLP or CASB)
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Enhancing Microsoft MIP In An Era Of Enhanced Regulatory Obligation

The data protection landscape and compliance environment has changed significantly with the implementation of GDPR, and the many other privacy regulations that have followed suit. It is no longer about what organizations think they need to be doing in order to control their data, but what they are being told they need to do by regulators. There are vendors today offering “one-size-fits-all”...
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Data Protection in the Enterprise: Fortra’s Data Classification Suite or Azure Information Protection?

When it comes to implementing a data classification solution, you have several options and it’s critical to find one that supports your unique business needs. If you want to develop a stronger privacy strategy, start by establishing your secure information handling policies and then find the technologies you need to enforce them. Don’t alter your policies to fit the technology.
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Data Classification – Why You Need A Specialist Provider

The security landscape has changed in the last couple of years, and organizations need to think about future-proofing their environment. Data classification plays a crucial part of any data security, and organizations need to look to specialist providers for solutions that work for the business needs. Our latest guide demonstrates why organizations need to be picky when it comes to a single vendor...
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Data Classification: The First Step to Protecting Unstructured Data

Data security breaches can have a huge impact on an organization’s reputation, shattering customer trust and loyalty, so it’s unsurprising that data protection is higher up the boardroom agenda than it’s ever been. In this white paper, we look at how the threat landscape has changed for businesses, the drivers behind the change – both technical and cultural, and the challenges involved in managing...
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Best Practices for a Successful DLP Deployment

Preventing data loss is much like being engulfed in a swarm of mosquitos – a potential data ‘bite’ can come from anywhere at any time. Understanding how and why data loss can occur is essential to building successful Data Loss Prevention (DLP) policies. Here are some of the key challenges that need to be addressed for a successful DLP deployment.
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5 Reasons Classification is the First Step to Successful Data Loss Prevention

We will review five reasons why data classification is an essential first step to achieving the maximum return on investment for any Data Loss Prevention (DLP) implementation. By identifying and classifying data, DLP systems can run more efficiently, accurately protecting data while freeing system administrators from excessive manual review.
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10 Data Classification Mistakes to Avoid

To get a better idea of some of the struggles companies can have when classifying data, in this eBook we count down 10 data classification mistakes companies should avoid. Data classification is critical to an effective information security program but rolling out data classification alone does not equal data security. In this eBook, to get a better idea of some of the roadblocks organizations can...
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Classification By Design: The Foundation Of Effective Data Protection Compliance

In today’s highly regulated environment, achieving compliance across numerous data privacy laws and regulations is a growing challenge for businesses worldwide. In this paper, we identify the key steps to help organizations sensibly adopt a better data protection posture and with it, build a firm foundation towards compliance. This paper includes: How data breaches are driving regulatory change...