- July 28, 2016
The Privacy Shield data transfer pact finally received the green light from U.S. and EU privacy regulators, and businesses can begin registering to comply with the framework Aug. 1. Also in recent ...
- July 15, 2016
Digitization requires big changes to companies' strategic processes, and security is no different: In a recent report, Gartner predicts that 60% of digital businesses will experience major service ...
- July 13, 2016
New Jersey's new chief technology officer has announced plans to boost data security by ramping up compliance monitoring in the state. In other GRC news, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ...
- June 24, 2016
Blockchain technology, a distributed ledger that underpins cryptocurrencies, has become a huge factor the financial services space as virtual currencies such as bitcoin have become increasingly popular. The rise of blockchain could radically change ...
- June 17, 2016
Late last month, the NFL Players Association informed its member teams that a Washington Redskins trainer's laptop containing players' medical records was stolen and that it would collaborate with ...
Sponsored by Splunk - The use of containers is growing rapidly. In a June 2016 survey conducted by Cloud Foundry and ClearPath Strategies, 64% of respondents said they plan to mainstream the use of containers in the next year. As the use of containers proliferates, it is essential to address monitoring to improve the performance, usage and troubleshooting of containers. However, effective monitoring requires an analytics-driven approach that not only informs developers and operations of what’s happening, but also offers those teams the ability to dig into their container usage and performance data to gain actionable insight. See More
Sponsored by IBM - Midsize organizations have an enormous opportunity to leverage cloud computing to drive innovation and improve their competitive position. Cloud computing—whether private, hybrid or public—enables organizations to be far more agile while reducing IT costs and operational expenses. In addition, cloud models enable organizations to embrace the digital transformation necessary to remain competitive in the future. See More
Sponsored by Palo Alto - Although threat intelligence platforms have been used for years by elite threat research teams at cybersecurity solutions vendors and consulting firms, they have only recently become commercially available as services. This article offers some advice on selecting a service that fits your enterprise, and specifies four features that you should seek out. See More
Sponsored by Symantec - As greater challenges emerge in today’s data-centric business environment, organizations are placing more emphasis than ever upon risk mitigation. Not only are IT executives looking for ways to reduce their organizations’ risk profiles, but business leaders—including boards of directors—are making risk reduction an essential action item. See More
- May 31, 2016
The time isn’t far away when everything in our lives, from furniture to coffee pots, will have the ability to be "smart." Various reports estimate that there will be anywhere between 30 to 200 ...
- May 05, 2016
Details surrounding the updated Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard show that version 3.2 includes new multifactor authentication and encryption requirements. Also in recent GRC news: SEC ...
- April 15, 2016
The FCC's newly proposed privacy protection rules requires broadband and wireless providers to obtain consumer consent before collecting and sharing their data, but some are concerned this approach ...
- March 31, 2016
Some 1,500 cybersecurity professionals gathered at this week's SecureWorld Boston conference that featured discussions with leading industry experts about today's best cybersecurity practices. The ...
- March 08, 2016
When General Data Protection Regulation -- a new EU-wide data protection framework that will replace Safe Harbor -- was introduced by European Union on December 2015, global companies such as Adobe ...
- February 19, 2016
This week, Apple chief Tim Cook said in a letter to the company's customers that it won't give in to the FBI's demand to create an iPhone backdoor. Plus, the number of resolved FCPA enforcement ...
- February 16, 2016
Just as companies were getting a handle on mobility, the Internet of Things (IoT) business is officially booming: Gartner Inc. predicts there will be 6.4 billion connected "things" used worldwide in 2016. Connected consumer devices get most of the ...
- February 05, 2016
The U.S. Securities and Exchange commission announced last week that global banks Barclays and Credit Suisse would pay a record total of more than $154 million to settle allegations over "dark ...
- January 07, 2016
Despite several HIPAA violations, recent data analysis found U.S. healthcare providers such as CVS and the VA face few punitive actions. Also in recent GRC headlines: Companies have two more years ...
- December 29, 2015
We've rounded up the top 10 governance, risk and compliance stories of the year, with timely advice about GRC strategy, 2015 compliance challenges and best practices for overcoming data security issues.