• October 20, 2016 20 Oct'16

    GRC roundup: UK intelligence agencies' data collection efforts deemed illegal

    Government intrusion of data privacy continues to be a global issue, as a British court recently ruled that UK security agencies illegally collected citizens' data for 17 years. Also in recent GRC ...

  • October 06, 2016 06 Oct'16

    Snapchat eyes the hardware market with new video-recording sunglasses

    Snap, Inc., the company behind the popular photo and video messaging app Snapchat, is releasing a pair of photo and video-capturing glasses that have some worried about the possible privacy ...

  • September 26, 2016 26 Sep'16

    New look regs make records management and compliance business drivers

    As regulators increasingly seek proof of data integrity, company leaders are realizing that strong records management and compliance business processes can be a revenue driver.

  • September 21, 2016 21 Sep'16

    ICIT: Stolen EHRs highly profitable on the deep Web

    When Anndorie Cromar received a call from Child Protective Services that they were coming to take her children away, she was flabbergasted. She was unaware that her medical identity was stolen and ...

  • September 20, 2016 20 Sep'16

    Wells Fargo fires 5,300 employees for illegal sales practices

    Wells Fargo has been fined $185 million and fired more than 5000 employees after the discovery of an illegal sales push that duped customers for years. Also in recent GRC news, U.S. businesses with ...

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  • September 16, 2016 16 Sep'16

    Company culture essential to strong ethics and compliance program

    Last week, San Francisco-based Wells Fargo bank was fined $185 million because employees opened two million unauthorized bank and credit card accounts. About 5,300 employees associated with this ...

  • September 08, 2016 08 Sep'16

    Apple tax troubles: EU says Apple owes Ireland $14.5B in unpaid taxes

    The E.U. has ordered Ireland to collect more than $14B in taxes from Apple that, according to the E.U., have gone unpaid for years. Also in recent GRC news, state voter registration system breaches ...

  • August 24, 2016 24 Aug'16

    Security experts fear voting machine hacks during general election

    After a Democratic National Committee email leak, security experts are warning against a possible voting machine hack come November. Also in GRC news, the New York branch of one of Taiwan's largest ...

  • August 15, 2016 15 Aug'16

    Bitcoin hack leaves investors apprehensive

    Investors are nervous about bitcoin's future value after Bitfinex, one of the world's "big four" bitcoin exchanges, was hacked and had nearly $65 million worth of bitcoins stolen. Also in recent ...

  • July 28, 2016 28 Jul'16

    Privacy Shield gets regulators' stamp of approval

    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 15 Jul'16

    Gartner: Cybersecurity control a concern for digital businesses

    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 13 Jul'16

    New Jersey CTO targets compliance, security standards

    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 24 Jun'16

    Blockchain GRC: The innovation and regulatory balance

    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 17 Jun'16

    Medical records theft from NFL team's trainer could violate HIPAA

    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 ...

  • May 31, 2016 31 May'16

    As IoT and big data increase cyber risks, industry on the defensive

    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 ...