Resources

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Data Protection in the Enterprise

Learn Why Fortra Classification Suite is a better option for organizations that need scalable privacy policies for protecting complex data landscapes.
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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

Zero Trust has been one of the cybersecurity industry's favorite buzzwords for a few years and for good reason; it's emerged as a legitimate strategy that—assuming the correct groundwork is laid—can help effectively guard against threats and strengthen an organization’s security posture.  If you’re in charge of securing data at your organization, you already know that classifying it is...
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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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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

Unknown data and unquantified exposure risk are key causes for concern among a growing list of organizations around the world. Moving to a position of enhanced knowledge and actionable intelligence requires organizations to understand and control data better. This white paper will discuss the use of rich and persistent metadata as a key component of a data protection strategy. Reading this guide...
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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 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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10 Data Classification Mistakes to Avoid

Nearly every CISO knows the importance and value of classifying their data. Having a data classification policy in place makes it easier to locate and retrieve data; it’s also a must for any effective data security plan, especially if you’re looking to address any risk management or compliance needs. While data classification is critical to an effective information security program, rolling out a...
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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 ...
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The Protective Security Policy Framework (PSPF) – Protecting Government Classified Information

Big data, data governance, data management and securing sensitive data – these are everyday challenges for Australian Government organizations, as well as making sure that sensitive data has the right security labelling applied. In this whitepaper we will explore how the Australian Protective Security Policy Framework is helping government agencies. We will examine Protective Markings, what these...