What is a security data lake?

January 30, 2018|Security Features


The concepts of the data lake and the specialized security data lake are relatively new. While data lakes have a bit of a head start in adoption – largely among data science teams – some security teams are beginning to look into security data lakes to keep afloat in the wash of security log data they amass every day. Understanding the capabilities and differences between the two types of repositories will help determine if implementing one is right for your organization.

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Have You Forgotten About the ‘Cookie Law’?

January 16, 2018|David Froud


You’ve all heard of the Cookie Law, right?

If the answer is no, and your business has a website that uses cookies (or other ‘online identifiers’), I would suggest you do a little homework. The upcoming EU ePrivacy Regulation not only expands significantly on that law (which is actually a Directive), it includes a fine structure on par with the GDPR.

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The 25 Most Common Passwords of 2017 Include ‘Star Wars’

January 06, 2018|Security Features


Say Goodbye to These Password Rules
Cybersecurity experts say certain rules are ineffective.

SplashData has published its annual list of the worst passwords of the year and with a quick glance one thing is clear: we never learn. Oh, and there are a lot Star Wars fans out there.

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Top 5 Cybersecurity Predictions in 2018

January 04, 2018|Security Features



It’s the yearend. It’s the time of the year when we look back at the salient events that made a great impact in the cybersecurity world, and make predictions of what the new year will bring.

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Scalar named DataStealth 2017 Partner of the Year

January 03, 2018|Mariann Utrosa


Scalar named DataStealth 2017 Partner of the Year

Scalar Decisions (Scalar), the Toronto-headquartered IT solutions provider, announced today that they have been named DataStealth 2017 Partner of the Year, Enterprise Security Solutions. Scalar receives this award for their security offerings, technical expertise, and strong engagement with the DataStealth  team.

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