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New financial regulations go into effect in New York

On March 1, new regulations go into effect in New York State, requiring that all regulated financial services institutions have a cybersecurity program in place, appoint a Chief Information Security Officer, and monitor the...

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HIPAA compliance report card

The HIPAA data breaches immediately followed the US government's directive to push healthcare data online as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Jan 1 2014. HIPAA is a law that is implemented with IT frameworks like...

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Hey New York - ready for CyberSOX?

If your organization is regulated by New York State’s Department of Financial Services (DFS), your organization will need to comply with a new cybersecurity regulation that goes into effect on March 1, 2017.

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Learn how to get a rate cut on your cyberinsurance

Companies with optimized Microsoft Office 365 security settings may qualify for lower cyberinsurance rates through The Hartford.

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A CISO’s guide to avoiding certain CISO jobs

Some Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) jobs are unwanted security executive positions that might not be good for your career. If you are looking for a new CISO position, you may want to know what type of CISO position a...

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U.S. companies spending millions to satisfy Europe's GDPR

PwC says CIOs are allocating millions of dollars from their budgets to accommodate the Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation, which will require U.S. companies to meet stringent data privacy rules in 2018.

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Looking back at privacy in 2016

Trevor Hughes, president & CEO of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), recaps the top privacy stories of 2016.

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2016: A reflection of the year in cybercrime

A look back at 2016 predictions in cyber crime and how it all actually played out.

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Who's responsible for data compliance? 25% of executives don't know

A new survey sheds some light on just how little grasp U.S. organizations have on privacy and security regulations.

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7 cybersecurity best practices that regulated industries deal with

Whether you work for an organization controlled by compliance standards or you are an independent IT firm looking to build your enterprise business, understanding industry regulations is crucial as it pertains to cybersecurity....

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Visibility, security top concerns for cloud computing adoption

Enterprises considering adopting public clouds are concerned about where their data is located and how it's protected, according to a new survey by IDG.

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Healthcare industry is the bullseye for hackers in 2017

Cybercrime at hospitals and healthcare institutions is on the rise

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Name and shame cybersecurity: a gift for cybercriminals?

Cybersecurity “name and shame” practice may significantly boost global cybercrime.

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5 tools for making sense of system logs

Security and systems administrators discuss the best and worst features of log management products such Splunk, ArcSight and LogRhythm.

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The privacy perils of rocks and hard places

J. Trevor Hughes, president & CEO of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), examines the privacy dilemmas of today's technology-driven world.

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IT audits must consider the cyber kill chain and much more!

Its not enough to perform an IT audit to achieve compliance alone, Today's threat landscape includes sophisticated APT's, Advanced Persistent Threats, Remote access Trojans and Ransomeware to name a few, In order for an IT audit to...

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Swift CEO reveals three more failed attacks on banking network

Banks stopped three new attempts to abuse the Swift financial transfer network this summer, its CEO Gottfried Leibbrandt said Monday, as he announced Swift's plan to impose tighter security controls on its customers.

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Cybersecurity: is it really a question of when, not if?

Can you imagine your banker saying “it’s not a question of if I lose your money, but when will I lose your money”?

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