datasecurity

Personally Identifiable Information (PII)

What is PII? The Nation Institute of Standard and Technology (NIST), defines personally identifiable information (PII) as Any information about an individual maintained by an agency, including any information that can be used to distinguish or trace an individual’s identity, such as name, social security number, date and place of birth, mother‘s maiden name, or …

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Ubiquiti says customer data may have been accessed in a data breach

One of the biggest sellers of networking gear Ubiquiti Networks has alerted its customers to a data breach. In a short email sent to customers, the tech company said it became aware of unauthorized access to its systems hosted by a third-party cloud provider. Ubiquiti did not name the cloud company, when the breach happened …

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Data Security, It’s role in Network Security

Data Security describes all the processes involved in keeping accounts, databases, and files connected to a network safe by adopting a group of controls, applications, and techniques that identify the relative importance of various datasets, their sensitivity, regulatory compliance requirements then applying appropriate protections to secure those resources. Data security also refers to the method …

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