Analytics and big data are now undisputedly buzzwords that dominate the visions and plans of many business leaders, driven by the tides of digitalisation and automation.
Singapore is no exception, with many companies across a spectrum of industries embracing the collection of data in a bid to optimise their operations.
Yet, one common blind spot that companies often overlook is the need to have sufficient data security measures.
“The increase in the amount of data and the number of connected devices has a downside – more cyber security risk – and as cyber threats and attack methods become more sophisticated, the data centre must be able to withstand intrusions and security breaches,” says Paul Henaghan, vice-president, Asia Pacific and Japan, Data Centre Solutions, Dell EMC.
Read the full article titled “Taking Steps to Minimise Data Breaches” to find out how companies can avoid heavy penalties imposed by regulators for failing to protect consumers’ personal data by ensuring good management in three key areas: security, privacy and business continuity.
“Empowering Enterprise” is an ongoing Ingram Micro series published in every Wednesday’s edition of The Business Times. It aims to provide news and thought leadership on the latest developments in cloud and security.
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This post may contain excerpts from an article entitled “Taking Steps to Minimise Data Breaches” published in The Business Times on 4 April, 2018.