Tag: compliance

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Don’t Touch That Dial! Transform Your Infrastructure

Any fan of late night TV is surely familiar with the infommercial. These programs are everywhere touting the latest gadget or gizmo. “Don’t touch that dial!” announcers proclaim. Following simple steps, any viewer is sure to transform their lives with … Read more…

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Moving from Compliance to Threat-Based Security Programs

In my experience working with enterprises of different sizes, security managers usually face a choice between compliance and advanced threat-based security countermeasures. In this article, I explore how to navigate this tension and improve your overall security and compliance posture … Read more…

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What MiFID II Means for the IT Department in 2016

If you manage IT at an EU-based financial institution, you are likely staring down an onslaught of new rules from the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II).  MiFID II picks up where MiFID I left off in 2007, … Read more…

Security and Compliance: “Don’t Lose Any Sleep” Vs. “Gotcha!”

Security and compliance may seem like abstract arts, desk-based and cerebral. To a point, they are, but the reality is that senior security managers are guarding the enterprise’s most valuable information assets against some of the worst that humanity has … Read more…

Four Ways Compliance Can Cost Your Business

You’ve got gaps? You’ve got issues. It’s a hypothesis rife with irony: In our digital age we demand ubiquitous access to information. However, even access has its limits, which is why the government stepped in with regulations it developed to … Read more…

We’ve Been Compromised! Banks Struggle to Fight Fraud

Information security is a hot button for all businesses. But for banks, it is particularly critical due to the nature of the information they have as well as increasing compliance regulations. As part of our ongoing series, we are taking an in-depth look at the security profile of banks in America and what they are doing to protect personal information. Read more…

Are You PCI-Ready for the Peak Holiday Shopping Season?

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday under our belts, it’s officially peak shopping season for millions of American consumers. Retailers will be working overtime to meet demand and earn much-needed revenue—but if they’re not careful, each credit card transaction they handle could expose both their customers and their business to risk. Read more…

It’s Official

When we heard that Microsoft used its B2B Worldwide Partner Conference to show off phones, an iPad-like slate, and motion sensors for the Xbox video game system, it confirmed one of our latest theories and one of our customers’ biggest challenges: Consumerization has hit the corporate mainstream. Read more…