Virtualization changes everything. The agility and cost efficiencies enabled by virtualization and the cloud are beneficial, as long as you understand why virtualization requires different security.
In an attempt to put the issue to rest, the agency warned businesses against blocking guests' personal hotspots.
The wolf isn't at your door, it's inside. Ignorance is definitely not bliss. Just ask any of the regulatory agencies.
Identity is a critical component of proving compliance. Whether complying with industry regulations or security best practices, your auditors need to know who has access to what servers and data as well as who exactly did what, where and when.
A panel held during the annual NRF conference discussed ways that retailers could bolster security.
Last October, the FCC came after Marriott with a $600,000 fine.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed the legislation last Friday.
The privacy controls will be added to version 7 of HITRUST's CSF due out later this month.
Part of my role requires me to ask questions that an auditor might. This is especially true when it comes to compliance, why it matters, and how it makes a difference.
The alliance defined specifications for devices, servers and client software that will help usher in the "post password" era.
The reality of ubiquitous reliance on ICT has given rise to the criticality of cyber security, says Cisco CSO Edna Conway.
The company has agreed to pay $200,000 as part of the settlement, and will be required to beef up its COPPA-related reporting activities.
Veterans Affairs has failed an annual cybersecuirty audit for the 16th year in a row, a new report reveals.
Security teams are sharply focused on bringing security to applications and meeting compliance requirements in the delivery of these applications and services.
When a care provider supplied laptops to its roving employees, it added a security solution to enable efficient collaboration. Greg Masters reports.
Whether it's for PCI compliance or HIPAA assessments companies follow the conventional model of point-in-time certification accompanied by a costly and painful annual review and correction process.
The search engine company updates it piracy report to let users know how its adjusting search results to stop illegal piracy efforts.
The FCC launched an investigation last year after a consumer complained of the practice.
Needing more than signature-based remedies, First Financial Bank found a way to close the gap between what exists and what's possible. Greg Masters reports.
The nonprofit organization alleges that the Maricopa County Community College District violated the FTC's "Safeguards Rule."
We explore the landscape today with which security teams must contend and compile a number of best practices and strategies you can apply to protect your company.
The Center for Digital Democracy has asked the FTC to investigate 30 U.S. firms' data collection practices, including Adobe, AOL and Datalogix.
The guidance is meant to help merchants and third parties better understand their roles and responsibilities in the payment security ecosystem.
The consensus from our panel of experts is that PCI DSS should be just one item on a far broader effort to integrate data security into enterprise risk management.
As a precaution, the ID theft protection service has removed the app from the App Store, Google Play, and Amazon Apps.
The Federal Trade Commission banned the retailer from misrepresenting its abidance in an international security framework
The agreement marks the largest HIPAA settlement to date.
Is there such a thing as an exchange of secure information in an insecure world?
A Texas-based company, Concentra, paid the HIPAA settlement stemming from a 2011 breach.
Introduced Tuesday, the Digital Privacy Act includes stiff penalties for organizations that fail to adequately respond to breaches.
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