- October 18, 2011
After hackers gained access to the personal information of more than 100 million user accounts last spring, Sony overhauled online security and created a chief information security officer (CISO) ...
- 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
The regulatory landscape's evolution requires close attention to risk management and compliance processes. But GRC also makes good business sense, and can improve your bottom line.
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- 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.
- 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 ...