Compliance News – SCW #19

March 4, 2020



Health compliance measures to improve pandemic recovery and reduce issues, World Bank pandemic awareness, Is coronavirus not a flu?, Dear passwords: Forget you. Here's what is going to protect us instead, Cyber insurance coverage reflects a changing threat landscape, and the greatest contest ever – privacy versus security.

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Compliance News

Jeff's Stories

  1. Dear passwords: Forget you. Here's what is going to protect us instead We promote 2FA but is the issue really which single form is most reliable?
  2. Why ‘no breach’ is bad news for your compliance So a certain amount of FUD is a good thing?
  3. Absolute Survey at RSA Conference 2020 Reveals More than Half of Respondents Very Concerned About the Security of Endpoints
  4. Time for cybersecurity to take back control of its story Because it's not everyday you are cited in the same article as Sulu!

Matt's Stories

  1. Cyberinsurance coverage reflects a changing threat landscape
  2. The greatest contest ever – privacy versus security

Scott's Stories

  1. How Compliance Programs Can Create a Better Business Culture "...I believe the way we are measuring companies today is this huge force that blinds people from being good people. And we have to find a way to counter this..."
  2. Spacex-contractor-hit-by-data-breach "...Rapid7 principal security researcher, Wade Woolwine, argued the case highlights the importance of conducting full incident investigations for all security breaches...."
  3. The Home Office GDPR Violations "...Between March 30 and August 31 2019 the government department admitted a catalog of errors including misplaced passports, documents sent to the wrong recipient’s address and unauthorized disclosure..."
  4. Canada-oag-runs-on-dos "...You can’t turn to a supplier and get updates, because they don’t exist. That’s our reality,..."

Josh's Stories

  1. Health compliance measures to improve pandemic recovery and reduce issues
  2. World Bank pandemic awareness
  3. IS coronavirus not a flu? Hmmm
  4. The CDC has a specific page for Coronavirus!
  5. Decision science for pandemic planning to mitigate - This is how we do compliance planning!


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  • Our first-ever virtual training is happening on March 19th at 11:00am ET with Adam Kehler & Rob Harvey from the Online Business Systems Risk, Security & Privacy Team. In this training you will learn how to generate a complex SHA-256 hashed password and then use password cracking tools to break it. Register for our upcoming webcasts & trainings by visiting, selecting the webcast/training drop down from the top menu bar and clicking registration.
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