How to discover PII Data on any local or remote Storage

A number of compliance standards hinge on identifying and protecting Personal Information.  This Personal Information can take many forms including Personal Health Information (PHI), Personally Identifiable Information (PII), and Sensitive Personal Information (SPI).

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the newest compliance standard sweeping the industry.  However existing compliance standards such as HIPPA , GLBA and FERPA all require strict controls of personal data. Fines for violating compliance skyrocket with GDPR, so how should Enterprises find and classify existing PII data?

Introducing the PII Scanning and Detection engine for the Enterprise File Fabric…

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Webinar: Military Grade Cloud Storage Security for Enterprises and Service Providers

Join us for a webinar and live demonstration of a highly secure low-cost storage solution from Leonovus with file collaboration and end to end governance powered by Storage Made Easy.

First, we’ll see how Leonovus 3.0 software-defined object storage uses military grade tactics for securing highly distributed systems along with home-grown patented algorithms that virtualize and slice data across a network of on-premises, hybrid or multi-cloud storage nodes. Then we’ll look at how File Fabric™ from Storage Made Easy™ complements this secure storage infrastructure.

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The Storage Made Easy® Enterprise File Fabric™ has been updated with a focus on Compliance, Protection and Collaboration

Multi-Cloud is a term that is in vogue now, but Storage Made Easy were one of the very original multi-cloud companies. We have always had a focus on unification of data assets whether on-cloud or on-premise and whether in-storage on in-app.

Having a unified approach to data provides the means in which companies can apply collaboration across data assets in addition to setting common policy for data governance and control to satisfy every increasingly robust compliance regimes.

Today is an exciting day as we announce the General Availability of the next generation of Storage Made Easy’s Enterprise File Fabric application.

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Webinar: Providing Next-Generation Enterprise File Services through Software Defined Storage

Join Enrico Signoretti (Head of Product Strategy, OpenIO) and Steven Sweeting (Product Management Director, SME) to learn about Storage Made Easy File Fabric and OpenIO, the open source object store supporting both storage and compute environments from embedded devices to multi-petabyte datacenters.

See how OpenIO and Storage Made Easy work together to help your organization control costs and compliance providing next-generation storage services.

Files can be accessed anywhere, using any device, with full audit, security, reliability, and lower TCO.

This webinar is offered several times: 10AM CET and 11AM PT.

Register today and book your spot for the webinar!

Can’t make it? Don’t let that stop you. All registrants can later access the webinar on demand, so be sure to register!

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Enforce GDPR across existing data in your Company

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is coming fast, it almost certainly applies to your organization, and the consequences of getting it wrong are severe.

The time to get ready is now!

GDPR will require companies to have/provide a greater understanding of where and how sensitive data is stored, transferred, and accessible and in particular how companies police and audit this data.

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Webinar: How a hybrid/multi-cloud governance platform promotes GDPR Compliance of existing company data

Most companies today have multi-cloud environments as the benefit from mixing and matching the best technologies from various cloud and applications providers, but managing data is a daunting prospect, particularly with incumbent compliance legislation such as GDPR.

With the Storage Made Easy File Fabric, companies can have a single pane of glass for all corporate data, whether it is on cloud or on-premises, to promote a more unified productive experience for end users and to enforce a unified data security policy with full file event audit logging to track data access.

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GDPR White Papers

<This blog post has been updated with a new white paper in February 2018>

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been approved by the European Union and, once it comes into force in May 2018, it will give data subjects significant new rights over how their personal data is collected, processed, and transferred by data controllers and processors. It demands significant data protection safeguards to be implemented by organizations. The time to get ready is now, as the consequences of getting it wrong are significant.

GDPR is coming fast, it almost certainly applies to your company, and the consequences of getting it wrong are severe.

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File Fabric integration with external Vault Key Server by HashiCorp (Part 1)

The primary purpose of the File Fabric encryption feature is to protect  a users/companies files on local and remote storage resources, such as Object Storage, Dropbox, Google Drive etc, and to achieve this in an easy and seamless manner.

When files are encrypted in by the File Fabric, users cannot access or share them directly from the storage service. The files need to be accessed through the File Fabric web or app clients because the key to decrypt the data is stored, encrypted, on the File Fabric server instance.

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Turbo Charge Your Company’s Google Drive Experience

Although it is one of more than fifty storage clouds supported by the SME Enterprise File Fabric, Google Drive is not just a storage service. It also provides built-in integration with Google’s Web apps for creating and editing text documents, spreadsheets, slide shows, drawings and maps.

One of our customers, a college in the United States, asked us to look at how they could leverage Google Docs’ application integrations from within Storage Made Easy. In response to this request we implemented two productivity features that allow SME users to integrate Google’s Web based editors into their workflows in novel and useful ways.

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