Pentagon Considers Preemptive Strikes as Cyberdefense

September 17, 2010 Added by:Theresa Payton

Safety & privacy - they can coexist but there is a healthy tension. Sometimes we give up privacy to be secure. Sometimes we guard our privacy and knowingly or unknowingly give up some of our security. It's a true conundrum. How much privacy are we willing to give up for that safety?

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Strategies for Quality in Software Development

September 01, 2010 Added by:Rahul Neel Mani

Dr. Bill Curtis, Director, Consortium for IT Software Quality (CISQ) and the co-author of Capability Maturity Model (CMM), in an email interview with Geetaj Channana, talks about the need for standards in software development...

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What CXOs Fail to Grasp about Enterprise Security

August 10, 2010 Added by:Richard Stiennon

Government regulations and outside auditors have tremendously distracting effects on IT security people. They got into security because they like the day to day battle with bad guys- the technical challenge of securing networks and applications. They did not sign up for endless meetings and paper work...

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School Directors Face Background Checks

August 07, 2010 Added by:Robert Siciliano

A new bill in New Jersey would disqualify school board members from serving if they’ve been convicted of serious crimes. Further, it would require them to pay for the cost to get background checks themselves or with campaign money...

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Congress Proposes Sales Tax For Internet Sales

August 04, 2010 Added by:Michael Volkov

So far, 23 states have adopted streamlined tax systems to collect taxes and generate revenues, RILA said. Critics of the change argue closing the loophole on purchases made over the Internet would mean a tax increase for Americans...

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10 Reasons for Ongoing Policy and Procedure Management

July 28, 2010 Added by:Katie Weaver-Johnson

Based on lessons learned and today's highly litigious, increasingly-regulated and safety-oriented society, it is critical for organizational policies and procedures to be clearly defined and communicated...

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Beyond Due Diligence - A Guide for Business

July 14, 2010 Added by:Anthony M. Freed

If your organization approaches due diligence as a measure of the minimum effort and expense required to satisfy conventional norms, your organization is woefully unprepared to navigate a rapidly changing business landscape...

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Internet Security Alliance Briefs White House

July 12, 2010 Added by:Marjorie Morgan

ISA was a major participator in the development of the "Cyber Space Policy Review." The very first source cited in the Review is the ISA Social Contract for Cyber Security and the Executive Summary both begins and ends by citing the ISA...

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10 Essential Security Polices

July 08, 2010 Added by:Global Knowledge

Every organization needs a corporate security policy to firmly establish guidelines that will keep the company's resources and knowledge safe. This paper discusses ten such guidelines that should be included in every security policy. While certainly not a conclusive study of essential practices, these ten suggestions are a good place to start...

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ISA to Address NATO on Global Cyber Security

June 30, 2010 Added by:Marjorie Morgan

ISA President Larry Clinton has been asked to detail the implications of the ISA Cyber Security Social Contract as it relates to the future of Cooperation and Conflict in the Global Commons at an invitation only meeting in Virginia Beach today, June 30th.

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Security Policy Pontification

June 28, 2010 Added by:Mike Meikle

I recently answered a question regarding why the security policies for remote access were difficult to manage and adapt to change. The question came through Linkedin from a PR professional. “So why is the policy so hard to adapt?..."

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More IT complexity = More data-centric security

June 27, 2010 Added by:Eli Talmor

IT security professionals are engaged in a game of cat and mouse with hackers. As fast as they deploy security countermeasures, these rogue elements discover loopholes or entirely new avenues of attack. Traditional security methods have relied upon closely guarding the perimeter of a company's network.

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Cloud Computing Data Protection World Map

June 25, 2010 Added by:Bozidar Spirovski

Security and privacy in cloud computing are hot topics, and everyone has a take on it. Cloud computing providers deliver their levels of security and privacy by their internal policies and procedures, but the rigidity of these policies are strongly influenced by government regulations.

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What could BP learn from our industry?

June 24, 2010 Added by:Jason Remillard

So do I think BP could learn from our industry on incident and emergency response? To be sure, they are very different industries, impacts and processes. However, for me, the responsibilty of business to be protective of their clients, supportive and acknowledging of client concerns and responsible for their actions.

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Telco SLA Parameters and Penalties

June 23, 2010 Added by:Bozidar Spirovski

Communication links provided by Telco providers are critical to most businesses. And as any network admin will tell you, these links tend to have outages, ranging from small interruptions up to massive breakdowns that can last for days.

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How to get certified against ISO 27001?

June 23, 2010 Added by:Dejan Kosutic

You have been implementing ISO 27001 for quite a long time, invested quite a lot in education, consultancy and implementation of various controls. Now comes the auditor from a certification body - will you pass the certification?

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