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NEWS & INDUSTRY UPDATES

The European Union unveiled plans to setup a new intelligence-sharing agency, cyber war games and product safety labels. [Read More]
Google and Spotify announce Forseti, a community-driven collection of open source security tools for Google Cloud Platform (GCP) environments [Read More]
In response to the massive Equifax breach, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced plans to make credit reporting firms comply with the 23 NYCRR 500 cybersecurity regulations. [Read More]
Equifax’s cybersecurity failings, including ignored vulnerability reports and executive credentials up for sale on the dark web, revealed following the breach [Read More]
Equifax shares more details about the breach and how it was discovered by the company [Read More]
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]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Compliance

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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.
Danelle Au's picture
You’ve handed over controls to a third-party, so how do you implement the right levels of security in a cloud environment, trust the provider to take care of the rest, and still meet compliance initiatives?
Chris Poulin's picture
Part 1: Why the Star Trek Medical Tricorder Didn’t have an App Store. The future of information security is looking brilliant: by the 23rd century there will be no computer hacks—at least according to Star Trek.
Jeff Hudson's picture
The latest iteration of PCI compliance regulations adds to the already increasing burdens of the typical IT security professional. For example, exposing cryptographic key management information to more than those that need to know creates a compliance violation.
Steve Ragan's picture
For most CISOs, the pain of an audit is part of the job, but it doesn’t have to be the nightmare that most of the IT community envisions.
Chris Hinkley's picture
Cloud infrastructures can be secure, and they must be for the need is growing quite fast. In this vein, organizations don’t have to be fearful of public clouds. They just need to better understand them.
Oliver Rochford's picture
To a security guru, GRC feels like a waste of time. It will provide artificial challenges that make a difficult task even harder, with very little gain or advantage in return other than a report containing lists of items with a marked checkbox.
Michael Goff's picture
In 2011 we were reminded that software piracy cannot be stopped. Despite the best efforts of software vendors, industry watchdog groups and government, software piracy continues to proliferate.
Mandeep Khera's picture
Merchants who are required to be PCI-DSS Compliant will have to get their validation under provisions of PCI-DSS 2.0 by December 31st, 2011. What are some of the key changes in PCI-DSS 2.0? Are you ready?
Chris Hinkley's picture
Mobile applications and the platforms they are built on make PA-DSS compliance difficult due to the rapidly evolving threat landscape. With increased attacks and their tragic affects on businesses and consumers, it's important to make make sure your mobile operations properly secured.