data loss

What Would You Do If You Lost Your Data?

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Imagine if you lost all your data from your work computer or, worse still, from your company server. What would you lose? Well, probably your accounts and financial history; customer information; internal data (such as employees’ records and HR data); important analytics; and more. How do you even begin trying to rebuild something that’s taken […]

The Four Key Features of a Data Audit Log System

The Four Key Features of a Data Audit Log System

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We’ve listed the four most important features of any good data audit log system so you can check whether yours is up to scratch. A data audit log system tracks who’s changed what, when, and in what way. This information is essential for locating particular interactions, improper activities, and user errors. As such a data […]

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Big Brother – Good or Bad?

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In this age of technology we have so many new ways to monitor and put surveillance on our employees. The question is, how do we know we are doing a good thing and not actually damaging our business? Monitoring prevents mistakes being repeated. Let’s take for example data audit. If we have a way to […]

data visibility

Who Pays for The Lack of Data Visibility?

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In today’s world there is a lot of hype around data and its usage, Let’s take a closer look at the penalties for a lack of data and data visibility in particular. Management All managers like to know what is going on at any given point in time, but on a global, birds eye level, […]

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A Weak Audit Trail is a Database Security Threat

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Databases are arguably the heart and soul of any modern organisation.  They drive and inform business processes, supply business intelligence, and deliver valuable insights and records. Despite the power and effectiveness of databases, however, they remain very vulnerable. According to a report published by Verizon in 2012, databases have the highest rate of breaches among […]

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Why exactly is data auditing important?

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According to Techopedia; “a data audit refers to the auditing of data to assess its quality or utility for a specific purpose. Auditing data, unlike auditing finances, involves looking at key metrics, other than quantity, to create conclusions about the properties of a data set.” In our case, when we discuss data auditing, we are talking […]

Is the Internet of Things More than Just Hype?

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The physical world around us is actually becoming a type of information system. Soon IT professionals will be needed for the world around us, not just for the needs and functionality of organizations. This is the case due to what is being called the “Internet of Things.” According to TechTarget (our go-to guru on tech […]

What Does Compliance Data Audit Software Do?

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Organizations of all sizes are confronted with all sorts of challenges when it comes to IT and data collection. Over the past 10 years software has been developed to make these processes easier while streamlining business operations. Software such as ERP, CRM, MWFM, HCM, and EAM solutions do wonders to improve business efficiency, but as […]