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NEWS & INDUSTRY UPDATES

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]
Home Depot has agreed to pay banks $25 million as part of a settlement over the 2014 data breach [Read More]
New study shows that companies in the US, UK and Germany are increasingly interested in taking out cyber insurance [Read More]
Former U.S. government contractor Harold Thomas Martin III indicted for stealing top-secret materials [Read More]
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]

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.