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The 2017 Electronic Communications Compliance Survey from Smarsh demonstrates continuing industry concern over its ability to capture and retain relevant staff communications, especially from mobile devices. [Read More]
Industry experts comment on the implications of U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order on cybersecurity [Read More]
RedLock emerges from stealth with cloud infrastructure security offering and $12 million in funding [Read More]
GDPR will affect all EU-based companies, and all US companies that have any trade with the EU. [Read More]
Mozilla has been following the certificate-related debate between Symantec and Google, and it largely agrees with the latter [Read More]
DARPA is seeking proposals for hardware architectures that will disarm many of today’s software attacks [Read More]
The Kantara Initiative set it would help its non-European Union (EU) government and corporate members engage with Europe on pan-jurisdiction federated digital identity, trust and privacy initiatives, including GDPR. [Read More]
Honeywell has launched a new product designed to protect industrial facilities from USB-borne threats [Read More]
Google is displeased that Symantec failed to oversee issuance of certificates by its partners and wants Chrome to gradually distrust all current certificates [Read More]
A new bill, S536, cited as the 'Cybersecurity Disclosure Act of 2017', seeks to require a board level statement of cyber security expertise or practice in annual SEC filings. [Read More]

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Chris Hinkley's picture
Compliance is a byproduct of a solid security program – but that doesn’t mean it’s simple. Compliance can involve technical architecture and operational processes that many organizations simply don’t understand or don’t want to bother with.
Gant Redmon's picture
The CSO is so critical for the CPO’s success that I guarantee that if you send this article to your CPO, they will take you out for a free lunch the next day.
Nick Cavalancia's picture
In the era of the public cloud, when employees are frequently using consumerized applications to share and store data, it's time for security and risk professionals to adopt a new security thought paradigm that focuses on the insider threat that employees create, not solely on protecting data itself.
Jon-Louis Heimerl's picture
The Omnibus Rule that updated the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) has the potential to be a game changer because of the things it says in writing, as well as some of the things that it doesn’t say.
Dr. Mike Lloyd's picture
2012 was an interesting year in security – publicity around breaches led to greater awareness than we’ve seen in years, encouraging many in the Federal sector to look into our corner of IT. So what will happen in IT Security 2013?
Dr. Mike Lloyd's picture
Santa doesn’t care if you were naughty or nice on Christmas Eve – what matters is how you did all year. Security is much the same.
Gant Redmon's picture
You can have security without privacy, but you cannot have privacy without security. To have privacy, you must have security to protect things you wish not to share from those who are interested...
Gant Redmon's picture
Data breach notification laws are confusing and ever changing. Legislators trying to harmonize all the different state breach notification laws are going to have three big political challenges.
Chris Hinkley's picture
As e-commerce ramps up again in advance of the holiday season, businesses need to take mobile payments security seriously. Here are three ways to protect your customers’ information when accepting mobile payments.
Marc Solomon's picture
To combat the risks associated with web applications, one of the most significant evolutions in network security over the last few years has been the advent of application control.