Compliance

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Defending against insider security threats hangs on trust

If your security strategy only considers malicious insiders when addressing the insider threat, you may be miscalculating the risk. Accidental incidents are nearly impossible to guard against.

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Cybersecurity much more than a compliance exercise

An overwhelming number of security executives view compliance as an effective strategy. But it’s not, and many CISOs need to rethink their priorities.

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Compliance does not equal security

The effort to meet Level 1 PCI compliance reveals a new security mantra to our manager.

Will the European Union's new General Data Protection Regulation impact your business?  

The European Commission has approved the most stringent data privacy regulation anywhere and it is sure to impact businesses worldwide

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Watch what you do with that big data, FTC warns businesses

If your company uses big data, be aware: the FTC is watching, and it's concerned.

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Cloud adoption soars, but integration challenges remain

With approximately 90 percent of businesses using the cloud in some fashion, it's safe to say the technology has become a mainstay in IT. But challenges remain beyond the initial integration.

The top 6 Governance, Risk and Compliance certifications

CEOs are always on the lookout for dependable folks who can identify potential exposures and quantify the impacts of risk on an organization while protecting the interests of employees, shareholders, other organizations and the...

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Report: Infosec women make progress in governance, risk and compliance

Women account for just 10 percent of the information security workforce, a new report shows, but are making progress in governance, risk and compliance jobs.

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Amazon makes it easier to lock down the cloud

Amazon unveiled a pair of services Wednesday that are designed to make it easier for companies to keep their cloud deployments secure and within the parameters they want.

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Fitbit is now HIPAA compliant—is your business?

Fitbit's recent announcement that it's now HIPAA-compliant underscores the importance of meeting medical privacy regulations. But many firms that should be compliant, aren't. Your business could be one of them, even if you're not...

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Expired certificates cost businesses $15 million per outage

The average global 5,000 company spends about $15 million to recover from the loss of business due to a certificate outage -- and faces another $25 million in potential compliance impact

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Debit cards lag credit cards in EMV migration, putting banks at risk

Three times as many credit cards will be chip-enabled by the end of the year as debit cards, making the slower banks bigger targets for cybercriminals.

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Chief risk and compliance officer makes rare move to CIO

Marsh & McLennan Companies, a professional services organization, moves its chief risk and compliance officer to a broader, technology-focused role, highlighting the growing importance of technology strategy within large companies.

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4 call center compliance traps—and what to do about them

Call centers reach and satisfy customers and stakeholders. They’re also threats to security and compliance—and major problems for those who oversee them. Here are four frequent compliance violations, and simple ways to avoid the.

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Are tech giants really diversifying their workforce?

It's laudable that so many Silicon Valley firms committed to increasing diversity in their workforce, but there's still a long way to go. CIO.com looks at eight Silicon Valley titans' most recent statistics to see how they're faring a...

DOJ calls for encryption balance that includes law enforcement needs

Companies encrypting customer data should weigh the benefits to cybersecurity against needs of law enforcement, officials say

AT&T a closer partner of NSA than previously known, Snowden docs show

A new analysis of documents leaked by Edward Snowden highlights massive surveillance efforts with special help from AT&T

Mozilla tests a true stealth mode for Firefox

A new tool in prebeta is designed to block browser tracking across sites

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