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vani s 24vani s 24 

what is data leak ? And how to prevent data leak?


what is meant by data leak and how to prevent it?
Any one help me please...

Thanks In Advance
Deepali KulshresthaDeepali Kulshrestha
Hi vani,

Data leakage is the unauthorized transmission of data from within an organization to an external destination or recipient. The term can be used to describe data that is transferred electronically or physically. Data leakage threats usually occur via the web and email, but can also occur via mobile data storage devices such as optical media, USB keys, and laptops.

Barely a day goes by without a confidential data breach hitting the headlines. Data leakage, also known as low and slow data theft, is a huge problem for data security, and the damage caused to any organization, regardless of size or industry, can be serious. From declining revenue to a tarnished reputation or massive financial penalties to crippling lawsuits, this is a threat that any organization will want to protect themselves from.

-> Identify critical data.
-> Monitor access and activity.
-> Utilize encryption.
-> Lock down the network.
-> Endpoint security.

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Thanks and Regards,
Deepali Kulshrestha
Raghunath SabatRaghunath Sabat
Data leaks are usually caused when members of your staff (and sometimes students) expose data in a way that is unauthorized and inappropriate in terms of compliance with data privacy laws. These data privacy laws include regulations like FERPA and HIPAA, and may also include state student data privacy laws that you’re required to follow and in many cases report inappropriate data exposure.

According to our recent survey of K-12 edtech decision-makers, over 94% of school districts are now using cloud applications like Google Workspace, Microsoft 365, Canvas, Zoom, and many more. 41% of survey respondents reported that they use both Google and Microsoft 365 in their districts.

69% of districts are either currently using or are planning on moving to cloud-based human resources systems, 64% for managing financial information, 73% for student information systems, and 86% for learning management.

Because schools are using cloud applications for so many areas of their operations, cloud application security is critically important to preventing both data leaks, loss, and breaches.

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Raghunath Sabat
Cloud-Based Payroll Software