Compliance regulations are a pain in the butt. There, I said it. They’re difficult to understand, there’s TONS of room for personal (and often incorrect) interpretation, and quite frankly there’s a lot of gray area regarding whether or not any legislative body actively enforces them. Even with all the difficulty, the number of compliance regulations…
There are so many acronyms that float around when you’re talking about security policy compliance. It can get overwhelming to think about all these mysterious jumbles of letters, and your security might be compromised if you’re too confused. What do these acronyms mean, and how do they apply to your business? Check out the quick…
The first six months of 2017 have seen an excessive number of cybersecurity failures. And they weren’t just your standard corporate breaches. It’s only July, and already there’s been viral, state-sponsored ransomware, leaks of spy tools from US intelligence agencies, and full-on campaign hacking. And that’s just the beginning.
How ISO 27001 will help your business This article outlines the benefits of achieving certification to the international information security management standard, ISO/ IEC 27001. Accredited certification to ISO 27001 demonstrates to existing and potential clients that an organization has established and implemented best-practice information security processes.
Effective March 1, 2017, the New York Department of Financial Services (“NYDFS”) has implemented 23 NYCRR 500, which requires “Covered Entities” regulated by the NYDFS, and their “Third Party Service Providers”, to implement strict information security practices and procedures in order to ensure the security of Nonpublic Information.
Small businesses are an important part of our nation’s economic and cyber infrastructure. According to the Small Business Administration, there are approximately 28.2 million small businesses in the United States. These businesses produce approximately 46% of our nation’s private-sector output and create 63 % of all new jobs in the country.
U.S. bank regulators on Wednesday outlined cyber security standards meant to protect financial markets and consumers from online attacks against the nation’s leading financial firms.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday issued long-anticipated proposed cyber security regulations for banks and insurers in the state, the first of their kind in the United States by any state or federal agency, the governor said in a statement.
From the White House: In February, President Obama announced a Cybersecurity National Action Plan (CNAP) that takes a series of short-term and long-term actions to improve our cybersecurity posture within the Federal Government and across the country.