New requirements for securing data is putting pressure on IT organizations to protect the security of their data. This paper details storage security issues and solutions including data encryption.
Stories about lost data in the news coupled with legal and corporate requirements for securing data are putting pressure on IT organizations to revisit the security of their data at rest. This paper outlines issues that companies are facing and provides suggestions for conducting a storage security assessment. The paper also covers approaches and technologies available for protecting data—specifically data encryption, which makes data virtually useless should it fall into the wrong hands.