Posts Categorized in Audit & Compliance

As the pace of software and database development increases, so audit and compliance become even more important. Companies and organizations need to ensure they follow stringent regulatory requirements, while remaining competitive. Redgate is actively researching the topic to discover where the pain points are and develop solutions to resolve them.

10 February 2020

10 February 2020

Ensuring data security and regulatory compliance in the cloud

Many business solutions are migrating to the cloud due to the flexibility, scalability, and cost-saving features it offers. However, while moving to the cloud, data, systems and services can be exposed to serious security and compliance challenges. Hence the necessity to ensure that your information and data remain compliant with the laws and regulations... Read more

27 June 2019

27 June 2019

Enter data privacy. Exit SQL Server 2008.

SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2 are out of extended support as of July 2019, but the end of bug fixes, security updates and ongoing support has far-reaching data privacy implications, as James Boother from Microsoft Gold Partner, Coeo, explains. Microsoft products typically have five years of mainstream support, followed by five... Read more

19 June 2019

19 June 2019

Data privacy next steps: Compliant Database DevOps

Over the last few years we’ve seen a shift in customer concerns around personal data, brought about by frequent reports of breaches involving famous brands and the growth in new legislation designed to combat this trend. The Facebook Cambridge Analytica scandal in early 2018 was a wakeup call for many. Here was a platform that we’d... Read more

19 June 2019

19 June 2019

Data privacy. Don’t look forward. Look back.

You may have heard the news about Amazon being sued recently for storing recordings of children talking to Alexa, without first asking for consent. Two suits were filed in Seattle and Los Angeles, ironically on the day before the company released its new Echo Dot Kids Edition smart speaker. The lawsuits allege Amazon failed... Read more

Sharing data in a secure way

One of the most common processes in software development is using a copy of production data to help develop new features or troubleshoot an issue. This typically involves creating a database backup by copying backup files to a local development server or the developer’s computer. In this process there are several risks involving the... Read more