July 11, 2018
Retired U.S. Navy veteran Cedrick Brown has seen nearly 1,000 people connect with his Military Transition Network, a San Antonio-based company that seeks to link employers with ex-military workers, since he launched it about a year ago. The company has worked with USAA, Globalscape Inc., Bunker Labs and Veterans United Home Loans of San Antonio, and it has a partnership with Geekdom LC's Military Transition Outpost.
July 10, 2018
Enacted in 1996, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) set forth legal requirements related to privacy and security safeguards for certain pieces of medical data. Now, more than 20 years later, health care organizations seemingly feel confident in their ability to execute against HIPAA mandates, according to the findings of a recent Ponemon Institute and Globalscape study.
June 28, 2018
With so many U.S. employees bringing mobile devices to work, home and on vacation, IT can secure data in motion by tightening and enforcing BYOD policy. Last year, 66 percent of Americans worked during vacation. Time away from the office is good for productivity, creativity, mental health and the economy. While working on vacation has its own stigma, clearly many Americans can't resist responding to email or finishing up that presentation on their way to the beach.
June 25, 2018
Healthcare organizations face an increasing threat from cyber-attacks and hospitals are spending big to ensure their patients' data is protected. In 2017, healthcare spending on IT reached $100 billion and there were around 32,000 intrusion attacks per day on healthcare organizations, according to FortiGuard Labs, as reported by CSO. Globalscape is listed among than 125 companies focused on cybersecurity for hospitals, health systems and other healthcare organizations.
May 9, 2018
Achieving compliance is a challenging process, but with the right systems and customized data management policy, your organization can stay ahead of the next data breach—and the regulators. Data protection and privacy regulations affect organizations of every stripe. Whatever your business, if you have customers or employees, you have data that requires protection under some state or federal mandate.
May 1, 2018
Data is King. Understanding where it travels, where it resides and how to best protect it is no longer just an option–it's a necessity for all businesses. Organizations are burdened with the responsibility of protecting customer, partner and vendor data, and storing it as securely as possible. Government mandates and regulations such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and Sarbanes Oxley are constructed to help us do just that: keep private data, private.
May 1, 2018
Like many college students who cram the night before a test – and some writers who test the limits of their editors' patience with their procrastination – many companies have pushed off GDPR compliance, believing either it doesn't apply to them, it's too costly or overwhelming or they can afford to wait and see just how serious regulators are about admonishing and fining companies who falter on privacy. Big mistake.
May 1, 2018
As country- and region-specific data governance requirements continue to develop, any company that collects or stores users’ personal information will have to navigate the increasing complexity of the regulatory risk landscape. This case should be a reminder for companies of the urgent need to understand and plan for the responsibilities and costs that come with being custodians of data, whether that information rests purely with them or goes on to third parties for storage, analysis or other perfectly legal use.

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