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NEWS & INDUSTRY UPDATES

VMware has patched important vulnerabilities in some of its AirWatch applications for Android [Read More]
Symantec revokes over 100 misissued certificates, including for domains such as example.com and test.com [Read More]
Western Union admits failing to maintain anti-money laundering program and facilitating wire fraud, and agrees to pay $586 million to settle charges [Read More]
Oracle gives Java developers more time to ensure that their JAR files are not signed with MD5 [Read More]
The DHS has improved its information security program, but an OIG evaluation still uncovered problems at the agency and its components [Read More]
DHS publishes the National Cyber Incident Response Plan (NCIRP), which describes the role of federal agencies when dealing with cyber incidents [Read More]
GoDaddy has revoked nearly 9,000 certificates after discovering a bug that caused the domain validation process to fail [Read More]
D-Link has hired government accountability organization Cause of Action Institute to defend it against “baseless” FTC charges [Read More]
FTC files lawsuit against D-Link, accusing the vendor of making false claims about how secure its products are [Read More]
New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) has published its revised proposal for what it calls a 'first-in-the-nation cybersecurity regulation' for New York regulated financial services. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Compliance

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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.
Chris Hinkley's picture
For security professionals, PCI DSS 3.0 means that PCI compliance will become more of an everyday business practice, rather than an annual checklist obligation.