- 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 31, 2011
Our latest Product Spotlight roundup of IT compliance tools features NetWrix's Change Reporter Suite, a change auditing solution; and SPDX 1.0, an open source software tool.
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Sponsored by IBM - B2B value chains have always been complicated webs of different data types and standards. During the past few years, however, complexity has increased dramatically, with staggering levels of data growth and the deployment of innovative new IT initiatives, such as cloud computing, the Internet of Things (IoT), social media and big data analytics. 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 evident.io - Whether you are responsible for overall IT, IT security, DevOps or regulatory compliance, chances are public cloud services are an ever-growing part of your portfolio. This can be great for the business, enabling lower costs, greater agility and faster speed to market. But it can present new and difficult challenges in ensuring security and compliance. See More
- 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 26, 2011
A new FINRA regulatory notice provides guidance for using social media and personal devices in business communications, including record-keeping responsibilities.
- 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 28, 2011
Our latest Product Spotlight roundup of IT Compliance tools features mobile device security assistance from Commtouch and the Symantec Web Gateway 5.0, a Web security solution.
- 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 11, 2011
The focus for compliance officers has shifted to fostering the development of an ethical corporate culture. But there are obstacles to promoting ethical behavior in a business setting.