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TITUS Named One of the ‘500 Hot Cybersecurity Companies to Watch in 2015’

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

We were pleased to learn last week that TITUS has been named to the Cybersecurity Ventures first annual list of top 500 Hot Cybersecurity Companies it Watch in 2015. TITUS was ranked 167 on the list, placing it firmly in the top half of list of cybersecurity companies to watch in the coming year.

According to the press release from Cybersecurity Ventures, they “selected thousands of potential companies for inclusion in the Cybersecurity 500 by soliciting feedback from CISOs and end-user security practitioners, researching hundreds of cybersecurity events, and researching dozens of cybersecurity news sources”.

Their selection criteria included a number of factors including security problems solved by the company/software; customer base; feedback from CISOs and decision makers; feedback from IT security evaluators and recommenders; company growth; media coverage; and more.

Remarked TITUS Co-Founder and CEO Tim Upton, “We are pleased to be among such an impressive group of international security companies as the ones included on this list. For over a decade, TITUS has been developing information security solutions that are being used in some of the largest and most reputable enterprises around the world. Our customers know the importance of accurately identifying and classifying their information in order to effectively protect it, and we are seeing significant growth as more and more organizations realize the importance of information identification and classification as a way to increase the effectiveness of their existing security infrastructure.”

Involving Your Users in 2015

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Recently, CIO Online ran an article by Thor Olavsrud entitled, ‘5 Information Security Trends That Will Dominate 2015’. The trends ranged from the growing prevalence of cybercriminals, to the increasing regulation around the collection, storage and use of information, to the continuation of BYOD trends in the workplace and the need for organizations to develop strong policies around this. (more…)

Enforcing RMS usage … automatically!

Monday, November 10th, 2014

Having just returned from an RMS User Group meeting in Dusseldorf, Germany, where multiple Microsoft partners and customers were in attendance, writing about classification capabilities combined with RMS is a no-brainer.
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Looking for a secure solution for mobile email and documents?

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

You know that a great many of your employees are working from their mobile devices – viewing and responding to email, reading attachments and forwarding them on. As Forrester analyst Chris Sherman noted in a report earlier this year, “On average, 15% of employees are accessing sensitive data such as customer information, non-public financial data, intellectual property, and corporate strategy from devices other than work laptops and desktops. Employees are continuing to use their personal devices to view confidential business information.” (more…)

Can you defend your decision to delete data?

Monday, July 14th, 2014

Can you defend your decision to delete data your organization no longer requires? That’s a critical question that every organization must address at some point.

MOST CONTENT SHOULD BE DELETED
A 2012 survey conducted by the Compliance, Governance and Oversight Counsel found that data can be placed into one of four “buckets”:

• At any given time, 1% of data must be retained for litigation holds
• 5% of data must be retained because of regulatory obligations
• 25% of data has some level of business value
• The remaining 69% of data has little or no business value

Consequently, more than two-thirds of data can be safely deleted with little or no consequence. (more…)

And, Send…Oops…

Friday, July 4th, 2014

It’s happened to you. I know it’s happened to me. I small error in typing an email address, attaching the wrong document to an email, not doing a second check…and click – you’ve just sent something to the wrong person. Oops. For me, it’s never been catastrophic – I might have inadvertently invited one of my friends to a 3pm meeting, causing a bit of confusion – but I’m one of the lucky ones. (more…)

Financial organizations turn to classification to enforce policy and mitigate data loss

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

On Tuesday, June 3, TITUS will participate in the Data Risk Management in Financial Services (DRMFS) Summit, taking place at the London Stock Exchange. DRMFS is an international event that brings together heads of security from central banks across the EU, chief information officers (CIO), chief security officers (CSO) as well as regulators, and banking and insurance security specialists to debate internal and external threats to data security. (more…)