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  • March 31, 2017 31 Mar'17

    Risk mapping key to security, business integration

    InfoSec should start talking to the business in the language of security risk,Tom Kartanowicz, head of information security at Natixis, North America, told the audience at the recent CDM Media CISO ...

  • November 30, 2016 30 Nov'16

    Flexibility, speed needed for corporate data protection

    In today's threat-filled environment, money is not always a hacker's prime motivation. They could be driven by political reasons or just want to embarrass organizations. But irrespective of their ...

  • November 22, 2016 22 Nov'16

    Now is the time to ante up on IoT security

    The massive DDoS attack on Oct. 21 was a harbinger of bad news, according to cybersecurity expert Bryce Austin. It is a prime example that the IoT makes cybercriminals increasingly capable of ...

  • 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 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 ...

  • 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 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • March 31, 2016 31 Mar'16

    SecureWorld Boston highlights value of partnerships

    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 08 Mar'16

    RSA 2016: Adobe, Google and Microsoft prepare for EU GDPR

    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 19 Feb'16

    Apple, FBI face off in iPhone backdoor debate

    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 16 Feb'16

    Beyond BYOD: How IoT and new tech are changing modern GRC

    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 ...

  • December 29, 2015 29 Dec'15

    Top 2015 compliance stories: Data challenges and security issues

    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.

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