As people who value privacy, we should be questioning our local version of the Patriot Act and PRISM programs, and should understand how these programs affect us and the organizations that we interact with.
Securing a hybrid cloud environment may be different from your traditional private cloud infrastructure. The security challenges include a dependency on networks that are outside your immediate control and may be accessed outside of the normal corporate access methods.
In the era of the public cloud, when employees are frequently using consumerized applications to share and store data, it's time for security and risk professionals to adopt a new security thought paradigm that focuses on the insider threat that employees create, not solely on protecting data itself.
A new amendment to Texas' breach notice law is designed to make it easier for Texas entities to comply with Texas law by giving those entities the choice of notifying under Texas law or the law of residents of other states.
The Omnibus Rule that updated the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) has the potential to be a game changer because of the things it says in writing, as well as some of the things that it doesn’t say.
When the subject of public cloud computing comes-up, it is inevitable that the concept of ‘risk’ soon follows. But the greatest risk to an organization considering public cloud is not security, it is cost.