If deployed correctly, encryption does not need to be a headache. Instead, encryption can be an enabler to achieve the flexibility, compliance and data privacy that is required in today's business environments.
Last October a large company revealed that an employee mistakenly sent an email to an unauthorized recipient containing the names and Social Security numbers of former employees. Six months earlier, a larage Texas university accidentally exposed personal information about as many as 4,000 alumni in an electronic file accidentally attached to an email sent to one person who had requested a transcript. That's just the tip of the iceberg in insider-triggered security breaches.
Traditionally, incident response has been focused on identifying and containing security breaches or attacks, however, now they also cover pre-attack preparedness, and post-attack resiliency. The breadth of these services can make evaluating incident response services a challenging task for many organizations. And, with a heavily fragmented marketplace some organizations end up choosing multiple IR providers to deliver specific services. This IDC MarketScape report evaluates 19 U.S businesses that offer IR services, highlighting their strengths and weaknesses.