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Who Wants a Slice of SPHEREboard?

There’s something special about eating at a dive diner. The kind of place where you can see the grill. The burgers are greasy and the fries crisp. The coffee tastes so good you wonder why Starbucks or Dunkin don’t have a “dive diner” flavor. It’s comfort food. You throw out the diet for that one meal and you just sit …
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Check Out My Assets!

Do you ever find yourself going through your desk and finding something, like a USB drive or old Blackberry device and think “huh, I didn’t know I still had this.” The same is true for data. You may own something that you had no idea you had. As security people who are responsible for ensuring unstructured data is properly protected, …
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Scan Every Hard Drive

Sensitive unstructured data doesn’t care where it lives, and neither do the hackers or insider threats that are trying to find and use it.  When it comes to securing data, organizations tend to focus on the big network-attached devices, filer servers or document management systems such as SharePoint.  Yet they tend to ignore desktops, laptops, print servers, or even critical …
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The Big Engine That Could

I’m a car guy. I remember as a kid being fascinated with cars. The designs, how they worked everything that went into building them. So naturally, when it came time to name the back-end of SPHEREboard, I naturally gravitated to the word “engine”. It’s what drives and powers SPHEREboard, so it’s an engine, right?Over the last several months, we’ve come …
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Introducing SPHEREboard 3.8

After years of working for large organizations, I have an almost paranoid fear of getting stuck in a rut; of developing a “we’ve always done it this way” attitude that often plagues large software companies. These companies often fear change either because of risk of failure or because the work is too challenging. When I work with our developers here …
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Let’s Get to Work!

SPHEREboard 3.4 – Introducing Workers  The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. – Walt Disney The evolution of SPHEREboard has followed an interesting path. From the initial concept to the launch several years ago, the product has changed dramatically. Features we thought were the most important aspects turned out to be not as important for …
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Welcome to SPHEREboard

Introducing SPHEREboard 3.2 “If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always be where you’ve always been.” – T.D. Jakes SPHERE Development is always looking for ways to improve our product. Our goal is to empower our customers with the tools they need to have visibility into their risk through analysis, and then reduce that risk through action.  In SPHEREboard 3.0, …
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Lessons Learned in Data Science

Earlier this month at the New Jersey Technology Council’s Annual Tech Day, Rosario Mastrogiacomo, our Director of Architecture and Design, discussed how there is a divide between cybersecurity and the basic tenets of data analysis, especially big data, predictive analysis and data mining. Today, data analysis is at the core of most jobs, and organizations are seeing the value in …
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Can we be Frank?

We wish we were talking Sinatra, but we’re not. Dodd-Frank has been around for many years and has over 240 rules, and it’s not just about financial stability.  There are numerous rules which cover the areas of data that SPHERE specializes in. It’s all about understanding what is going on inside your company.  Can you report on what data you …
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How Secure Are You?

It started on a Monday with a single exclusive story published on the Reuters website, where user information for over 200 million stolen email accounts encompassing mail.ru, Google, Yahoo and Microsoft landed in the hands of hackers. (http://www.reuters.com/article/us-cyber-passwords-idUSKCN0XV1I6) Fast forward to Friday, and the Internet was dominated with news stories on large institutions and how their data and information either fell into …
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