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Risk Management

Posted on February 19, 2018 in ISO 27001, Market Research, Risk Management

Almost all of our clients have questions about the role of security in the organization, regardless of industry. Although size plays an important part in determining the composition of a security team, there are three primary examples that we frequently see in terms of security organization.

Posted on February 12, 2018 in ISO 27001, Market Research, Risk Management

Chief Information Security Officers are feeling less confident than ever about cyber-risk and data security this year, a new survey from data and privacy research leader Ponemon Institute shows. As today’s climate of high-profile data breaches continues, 67% of respondents believe their companies are more likely to fall victim to a cyber attack or data…

Posted on February 8, 2018 in ISO 27001, Market Research, Risk Management

For many months now, countdown clocks across the market research and analytics space, as well as in much of the business world at large, have been set to May 25, the date the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect. It’s a significant deadline.

Posted on February 6, 2018 in ISO 27001, Risk Management

Phishing has narrowed its focus from the earliest attempts – hackers spreading a wide net to millions of emails loaded with malicious attachments or links, hoping a recipient would fall into the trap.

Posted on January 24, 2018 in ISO 27001, Market Research, Risk Management

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…

Posted on October 26, 2017 in Risk Management

This week marks the last week of Cyber Security Awareness Month. Throughout the month, security experts have been sharing their tips for information security for you, your family, and your company. Here’s a compilation of the best tips. Week 1: Home & Family Security Make sure your family can recognize phishing scams to prevent them…

Posted on September 29, 2017 in Market Research, Risk Management

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…

Posted on September 21, 2017 in Risk Management

Sometimes, you won’t know that something is wrong with your company. You may have a major security breach but won’t know about it till it’s too late. Some malware will sit on your system and wait for an opportune moment to strike. Check out these signs that it might be time for a security audit.…

Posted on September 14, 2017 in Risk Management

Does your business accept credit cards? Whether you run an e-commerce store or simply accept cards at a retail location, then you need to make sure your business is PCI compliant. Ignoring PCI compliance can ruin your business as you’ll lose your ability to accept credit cards. Meeting the compliance isn’t difficult. Take a look…

Posted on August 30, 2017 in ISO 27001, Risk Management

You may know how to protect your company from hackers, scammers, and others with malicious intent. Your company’s security needs to be tight to ensure its success. Are you sure that your security can stand up to the problems of today’s workplaces? The workplace has changed in the past few years, and so have the…

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