Tech Executives Debate Data Encryption’s Ability to Protect

C-level panelists at the North American Trading Architecture Summit discussed how effective data encryption is when it comes to sophisticated hackers.


That’s the belief of Michael McGovern, CIO and head of systems at Brown Brothers Harriman, who shared his thoughts on the matter while speaking on the C-level panel at WatersTechnology’s North American Trading Architecture Summit held in New York.

McGovern said that since the barrage of attacks will never subside, a key focus for firms should be proper data encryption.

“Encrypting all data in the enterprise and then spending all your time worrying about credential management—to me, that’s the

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