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NEWS & INDUSTRY UPDATES

CEO Eugene Kaspersky will testify before Congress regarding the use of Kaspersky products by the U.S. government [Read More]
DHS orders government agencies to stop using Kaspersky products due to concerns about the company’s ties to Russian intelligence [Read More]
Apache Struts 2 vulnerability reportedly exploited to hack Equifax and gain access to customer data [Read More]
Industry professionals comment on the Equifax hack, which may affect as many as 143 million people [Read More]
Lenovo settles FTC charges over the Superfish adware shipped with many of its laptops, but the company will not pay a fine [Read More]
Vulnerabilities in PoS systems from SAP and other vendors allow hackers to steal payment card data and change prices [Read More]
Cisco adds end-to-end encryption, mobile device security for non-managed devices, and other capabilities to Spark collaboration platform [Read More]
Organizations reminded that ICANN will soon change the root zone key signing key (KSK) for the DNSSEC protocol [Read More]
Amazon launches Macie, a new service that helps AWS users discover, classify and protect sensitive data [Read More]
The UK government has announced its plans for a new Data Protection Bill to ensure that the United Kingdom retains its world-class regime protecting personal data. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Compliance

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Steven Grossman's picture
Why do we seem to need layer upon layer of regulation and guidance to try to ensure a more secure business world? Is it working?
Travis Greene's picture
Reducing the amount of personal data subject to GDPR is a critical step towards minimizing the amount of risk that GDPR will expose.
Steven Grossman's picture
The PCI DSS 3.2 should greatly help companies reduce third party vendor risk, and is starting to shift from just a check-the-compliance-box activity to a more continuous compliance model.
Travis Greene's picture
To understand why return on Access Governance is lower versus other security technologies, we first need to understand why Access Governance is implemented in the first place.
Torsten George's picture
To achieve continuous compliance and monitoring, organizations are forced to automate many otherwise manual, labor-intensive tasks.
Torsten George's picture
The NIST Cybersecurity Framework is an important building block, but still just the first step towards implementing operationalized defenses against cyber security risks.
James McFarlin's picture
U.S tech giants are playing a game of high-stakes global brinksmanship around who has rights to control their data, which impacts their European growth prospects, business models, and ultimately stock valuations.
Mark Hatton's picture
The oversight for the protection of healthcare information is only getting tighter, and it is incumbent upon the security teams to ensure healthcare professionals have all the tools necessary to improve patient outcomes, while we worry about keeping the bad guys away.
Nimmy Reichenberg's picture
With the release of PCI-DSS 3.0, organizations have a framework for payment security as part of their business-as-usual activities by introducing more flexibility, and an increased focus on education, awareness and security as a shared responsibility.
Mark Hatton's picture
Complacency is never a good thing, but in security it can have devastating effects. While it’s good to acknowledge progress, that should never stand in the way of staying ahead of the next potential threat.