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NEWS & INDUSTRY UPDATES

Any U.S. company that operates a website that collects user information (a log-in form, or perhaps a subscription application) could unwittingly collect protected European PII. [Read More]
DigiCert addresses the concerns raised by Mozilla and others regarding its acquisition of Symantec’s certificate business [Read More]
UK's Financial Conduct Authority launches investigation into massive Equifax breach [Read More]
Asia-Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC) informs users of Whois security incident that led to the exposure of passwords [Read More]
Proposed European Union ePrivacy regulation, whose goal is to harmonize e-communications confidentiality laws, edges closer to fruition [Read More]
Kaspersky launches new Global Transparency Initiative, which includes independent source code reviews and bug bounties of up to $100,000 [Read More]
US President Donald Trump's administration has "dispelled" doubts over whether it will stand by a hard-won personal data protection accord with Europe struck during Barack Obama's presidency, the EU said Wednesday. [Read More]
IT security professionals, particularly executives, admit snooping on the corporate network, One Identity study shows [Read More]
RSA unveiled new products to help address many of the challenges related to compliance with data protection regulations like the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). [Read More]
DHS issues binding operational directive requiring all federal agencies to use HTTPS, DMARC and STARTTLS [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.