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Joe Stanganelli,
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1/28/2018 | 7:48:35 PM
Data at rest encryption
> "Some 77% of companies cite data-at-rest security tools as the most effective for preventing breaches but fall toward the bottom (40%) of security spending priorities, new data shows."

Makes sense to the extent that we know that eating a lot of vegetables and as little sugar as possible is good for us, but that that "knowledge" is not reflected in our grocery shopping.

Data-at-rest encryption, at the same time, is a bit controversial because fundamentally, arguably, credentials/authorization matter much more -- not to mention that encryption has been argued to potentially hinder accessibility to the point of potential compliance issues ( as I've observed here: securitynow.com/author.asp?section_id=613&doc_id=739452 ).


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