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Content tagged with Database Security posted in February 2012
Why BYOD Doesn't Always Work In Healthcare
Commentary  |  2/28/2012  | 
Security and screen layout problems make it difficult to let clinicians bring their own tablets and smartphones to work.
Strengthening Third-Party Contracts To Lower Breach Risks
News  |  2/22/2012  | 
FTC breach, contract deficiencies highlight importance of including security provisions within technology contracts
Can You Delete A Database?
Commentary  |  2/22/2012  | 
Data and databases keep growing, but there's a security tradeoff
Bad Password Management Exposes Critical Databases
News  |  2/15/2012  | 
Nortel breach shows how poor password management can give away keys to the kingdom
The Financial Industry's Effect On Database Security
Commentary  |  2/15/2012  | 
Security requirements for the financial-services industry differ from other industries
Health Data Breaches Up 97% in 2011
News  |  2/13/2012  | 
Redspin report calls for tougher HIPAA standards, regular security audits, and more employee education.
TigerText Investment To Tighten Up Messaging Security
News  |  2/9/2012  | 
As text messaging among healthcare providers increases, TigerText secures $8.2 million to improve security.
CJIS Rules Not Impossible To Comply With, But It'll Cost Ya
News  |  2/8/2012  | 
Database security and encryption pros say requirements are not unreasonable
A Response To NoSQL Security Concerns
Commentary  |  2/6/2012  | 
Three key takeaways from a recent webcast about database security in the NoSQL database movement
Poisoning The Data Well
News  |  2/1/2012  | 
A Q&A with Forrester's John Kindervag about how encryption makes data worthless to the criminals


More Than Half of Users Reuse Passwords
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  5/24/2018
Is Threat Intelligence Garbage?
Chris McDaniels, Chief Information Security Officer of Mosaic451,  5/23/2018
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PUBLISHED: 2018-05-26
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