Industry specific requirements for compliance
- December 30, 2009
From tougher state data protection laws to compliance in the cloud, 2009 held plenty of IT compliance management headaches. Here's a year in review.
- December 18, 2009
FISMA compliance is on the horizon for cloud computing vendors catering to the federal government. New security metrics from OMB aren't hazy on potential requirements, either.
- December 10, 2009
The U.S. House passed H.R.1319, which requires P2P file-sharing software makers to provide notice and obtain user consent upon installation and activation.
- December 04, 2009
When social media marketing initiatives challenged FINRA compliance, the compliance officer for a brokerage turned to social media archiving software.
- November 16, 2009
The Department of Homeland Security wants to see better application security throughout the development lifecycle to avoid software supply chain risk.
- November 06, 2009
Google supports national privacy law, introduces Web dashboard that will allow users to have more control over their online privacy settings for its services.
- November 03, 2009
Growing cybersecurity threats to critical infrastructure and the electric grid have put a new focus on NERC regulations, as well as FISMA, warns NERC's chief security officer.
- October 23, 2009
The FCC unveils new draft net neutrality rules for broadband regulation, while Sen. John McCain introduces the Internet Freedom Act, which would prohibit such oversight.
- October 22, 2009
As regulation of greenhouse emissions grows near, SAP moves to roll out sustainability software that will help enterprises meet carbon footprint compliance.
- October 08, 2009
At the OASIS conference, government officials confront the intersection of electronic privacy and identity management standards, but IT pros have concerns.
- October 06, 2009
Emerging technologies that allow users to broadcast geographic locations raise many issues for companies, CIOs, while legislatures and the FTC consider legal aspects.
- September 28, 2009
Healthcare experts see HITECH improving privacy protection and metrics, but HIT standards for electronic health records are still being finalized.
- September 28, 2009
California data breach notification law sponsor State Sen. Joe Simitian discusses what his SB 20 amendment means for privacy and whether state laws should give way to a federal law.
- September 22, 2009
The Massachusetts data protection regulation (201 CMR 17.00), previously attacked as too tough, now seems ready to go into effect with support from groups that originally opposed it.
- September 17, 2009