The Coalfire Blog
Welcome to the Coalfire Blog, a resource covering the most important issues in IT security and compliance. You'll also find information on Coalfire's insights into the unique IT GRC issues that impact the industries we serve, including Retail, Financial Services, Healthcare, Higher Education, Software, Government and Utilities.
The Coalfire blog is written by the company's leadership team and our highly-credentialed security assessment experts. We look forward to your comments, so please join the conversation.
Getting Your Databases Audit Ready
April 04, 2013, Rick Link,
Your database is perhaps one of the most sensitive targets for cybercriminals as they are your company’s primary repository for confidential and proprietary data. Besides knowing what vulnerabilities exist for your perimeter network and also for your internal systems, best practices require you to manage and protect your databases from unauthorized access, whether intentional or otherwise. Read More
Posted in: audit, Data, Risk | 0 Comments
Data Privacy Day 2012 – BYOD
January 30, 2012, Kennet Westby, President and COO
January marks Data Privacy Month and on January 28th we celebrated Data Privacy Day. In the past year, we have seen an increase in the consumerization of IT and “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD) in the enterprise. In honor of Data Privacy Day 2012, we have partnered with The Center for Identity at The University of Texas to host a seminar on Wednesday, February 1. Read More
Posted in: BYOD, Cloud, Data, Privacy | 0 Comments
Coalfire in the News
January 17, 2012, Rick Dakin, CEO, Co-founder and Chief Security Strategist
It’s been quite a season in the world of IT security as we move into 2012. As experts in our field, we are often asked to comment on current trends and recent stories. Take some time to check out what we have had to say recently: Read More
Posted in: Breach, Data, News, PCI, Security, Virtualization | 0 Comments