Managing compliance operations
- October 17, 2011
Compliance means different things to different people. Indeed, regulatory compliance requirements are -- and should be -- handled differently based on the unique needs of the business. The ugly ...
- October 10, 2011
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and the overarching theme this year is to spread awareness of every Internet user's role in securing their information. In other words, YOU are ...
- October 03, 2011
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, and this year's theme is meant to remind individuals of their role in securing information, as well as the devices and the networks they use. ...
- September 26, 2011
Recognizing the "significant opportunities" surrounding cloud computing, the Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation held a hearing last week to examine the benefits -- and obstacles -- of ...
- September 19, 2011
A few weeks ago in this space, I wondered if increased scrutiny of Google's business practices was just the beginning of the federal government's efforts to regulate the Internet. Judging by a ...
- September 12, 2011
The rollout of regulations under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Protection Act has been pushed back until at least early 2012, according to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). ...
- September 07, 2011
In a recent settlement with the Department of Justice (DOJ), Google gave up $500 million due to questions surrounding its advertising practices. This is one of the largest settlements ever in the ...
- August 29, 2011
The Cloud Security Alliance is launching a new program for gathering information on how cloud service providers are securing their services and meeting compliance initiatives. The CSA Security, ...
- August 22, 2011
The editors at SearchCompliance.com have written a lot in recent months about online privacy concerns for businesses and their customers, and it appears global increases in hacking and data theft ...
- August 16, 2011
During SearchCompliance.com's recent virtual trade show on enterprise risk management, presenter Kevin Beaver opened his presentation with a quote from management expert James Champy: "Many ...
- August 04, 2011
Mention PCI compliance standards, and the typical business owner will probably spout off about how they are an expensive burden that offer little in return. However, PCI compliance can provide ...
- July 25, 2011
One year of Dodd-Frank compliance has few in the mood to celebrate the bloated bundle of regulations that gave many businesses 12 months of headaches and FUD.
- July 21, 2011
Cloud is a word that has helped to misclassify IT operations. Throw the word private in front of cloud, and now you really have some confusion, especially when it comes to security. The problem is ...
- July 18, 2011
It seems nobody is safe from malware attacks these days --even the White House is taking notice. Last week, a Department of Homeland Security official acknowledged the threat of pre-existing ...
- July 07, 2011
There’s one big problem for IT departments seeking guidance related to PCI DSS 2.0. The best advice, as Payment Software Co. principal Tom Arnold points out, is often "it depends." That makes it ...