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Dell Breach Reveals Importance of Cloud Support Data Security: Virtru For Zendesk a Promising Approach


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    In a recent development, Dell has suffered another data breach, exposing the personal information of its customers. This incident underscores the growing concern over the security of sensitive data stored in cloud support systems. The compromised data includes names, phone numbers, email addresses, and even GPS coordinates of customers who uploaded photos while seeking technical support.

    This breach is a stark reminder of the vast amount of sensitive customer data and personally identifiable information (PII) that resides in support tickets within customer service systems. Organizations often overlook the potential risks associated with sharing sensitive information with third-party vendors for support purposes. It is crucial for businesses to thoroughly vet their vendors and inquire about the measures they have in place to protect and secure sensitive data.

    Virtru for Zendesk: Data Privacy for Customer Support

    To address this issue, Virtru offers an innovative data privacy solution for organizations using Zendesk for customer support. By integrating with Zendesk, Virtru enables customers to securely exchange sensitive information with third parties without ever leaving the platform. This integration provides easy-to-use file encryption for Zendesk users, creating a safe space for customers to submit confidential information linked directly to their support tickets.

    One of the key benefits of Virtru for Zendesk is that it allows everyone to maintain control over their own data. Users have the ability to revoke access to shared information at any time, ensuring that data can flow freely without compromising security and privacy. This level of control empowers organizations to resolve customer issues faster and deliver exceptional customer service while maintaining the highest standards of data protection.

    The Dell data breach serves as yet another wake-up call for businesses to prioritize the security of sensitive data, especially when it is shared with third-party vendors for support purposes. Don’t be afraid to ask questions. And here’s the good news, for any customer support organization using ZenDesk – then Virtru for Zendesk makes it easy for them to safeguard sensitive data, build trust, and enhance the overall customer experience.

    In today's digital landscape, data privacy and security are non-negotiable. Businesses must take proactive steps to protect sensitive customer data, particularly when it is entrusted to third parties. By asking the right questions and implementing robust data protection measures, organizations can mitigate the risks associated with cloud support systems and ensure the confidentiality of their customers' information.

    Matt Howard

    Matt Howard

    A proven executive and entrepreneur with over 25 years experience developing high-growth software companies, Matt serves as Virtu’s CMO and leads all aspects of the company’s go-to-market motion within the data protection and Zero Trust security ecosystems.

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