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Tag: Compliance


Security

5 ways to unite security and compliance

August 1, 2022

Via: CSO

As numerous data compliance laws proliferate across the globe, security professionals have become too focused on checking their requirements boxes when they should be focused on reducing risk. Can the two work harmoniously together? The answer depends on how effectively […]


Security

US Congress tees up ambitious cybersecurity agenda in the wake of supply chain, ransomware attacks

June 14, 2021

Via: CSO

The Biden Administration has been thrown into a thicket of cybersecurity troubles in its first six months, forcing the White House to issue complex cybersecurity executive orders, directives and policy changes in rapid succession. Congress, meanwhile, is teeing up an […]


Monitoring&Analysis

What is the CCPA and why should you care?

August 2, 2019

Via: CSO

California is a big state. It’s so huge in fact, that if it was a country, with its nearly 40 million residents, it would have the fifth largest economy in the world, only behind the United States, China, Japan and […]


Monitoring&Analysis

Discover Hidden Risks in Your Network Before It’s Too Late

July 9, 2019

Via: Cisco Blog

Consider for a second how you think about your vehicle’s maintenance. If you’re like the majority, you might drive your car every day and feel confident that you can get from place to place without scheduling a routine checkup every […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

The case for continuous automated security validation

April 5, 2019

Via: CSO

Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu is quoted as saying, “if you know the enemy and you know yourself, you need not fear the results of a hundred battles.” In cybersecurity terms, that means knowing the cyber-adversaries and associated tactics, techniques, […]


Editorial

Proper portable storage devices make your business GDPR compliant

November 7, 2018

Via: William Palmer

Apart from the constant need to improve their security policies, companies now face a new hurdle: GDPR compliant storage devices. As the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) established that USB sticks with sensitive data are a business risk, new […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Balancing cybersecurity and regulatory compliance

August 17, 2018

Via: CSO

Rigorous regulations like GDPR and California’s Consumer Privacy Act will only become more prevalent, as long as our current cybersecurity landscape continues to suffer the near-crippling data breach affliction. Attackers seem to be one step ahead of defenders, constantly changing […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

The unintended consequences of GDPR

August 14, 2018

Via: CSO

GDPR has done a world of good. It has enabled us to understand digital privacy, empowered the consumer about her rights and put a steep monetary value on non-compliance. In a nutshell, the entirety of it can be summarized into […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Lack of confidence in data security can cost you more than you think

July 16, 2018

Via: CSO

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect almost two months ago. Leading the way to a new era of data protection, the long-awaited GDPR has emphasized the importance of data security more than ever before. Besides […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

GDP…Argh!

June 19, 2018

Via: CSO

It seems like every day brings news of a new data breach, sending consumers scrambling to find out if their privacy has been compromised. The fallout from these breaches has become increasingly commonplace: Broken trust, finger pointing, ruined reputations and […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security, Software

Ready for takeoff into the era of direct internet access?

June 8, 2018

Via: Cisco Blog

Buzz… I pull out my phone and see my pre-boarding reminder. I click the flight number pre-authorized and -populated in my ridesharing app. A car arrives minutes later, and the next thing I know my driver has pulled onto SFO’s […]


Security

Five most common myths about Web security

March 30, 2017

Via: CSO

Almost 3 terabytes of data stolen in the Panama Gate scandal will shortly become searchable online. Mossack Fonseca, the breached legal firm behind one of the largest data leaks in the history, had numerous high-risk vulnerabilities in its front-end web […]


Security

Don’t play cat and mouse with grid security

September 14, 2016

Via: Cisco Blog

To lay out the foundation for foolproof grid security it takes a team of trusted experts with deep knowledge of power systems engineering, the latest communication technologies, and evolving industry regulations (NERC/CIP). Any security solution that is devised must be […]


Security

Why PCI DSS cannot replace common sense and holistic risk assessment

March 15, 2016

Via: CSO

Last week, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) gave 45 days to nine QSA companies to respond to detailed questions about how they measure compliance with the PCI DSS. Credit card fraud statistics recently published at NASDAQ states that approximately 31.8 […]