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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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Friend or foe? Bank regulator issues new information security exam procedures

Financial institution regulatory agency issues revised examination handbook that communicates enhanced regulatory expectations on how institutions should better manage cybersecurity risks. Some new and some enhanced requirements will...

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NY regulation aims to raise bank security standards

Next week, New York State will begin a 45-day public comment period on its new financial industry cybersecurity regulation -- and, so far, security experts have a favorable view of the proposal

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Plan now for the EU's privacy regulation revolution, says HPE exec

The cost of complying with the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation might seem like something best deferred until it enters force in 2018 -- but working on compliance could boost profit, not reduce it, say some vendors....

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How to protect your mission-critical information

A new report by the Information Security Forum (ISF) outlines the steps you can take to determine your mission-critical information assets &and create customized plans for protecting them.

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CISO Desk Reference Guide

A practical guide for CISOs belongs on the desk of every Chief Information Security Officer and wannabe.

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