Already established as international best practice, the information security management standard ISO 27001 has become an effective weapon in the fight against cyber crime.
Every year, merchants who transmit, process, or store payment card data must conduct a suite of security tests to comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (or PCI DSS), now in Version 3.0.
The forthcoming Office of Civil Rights (OCR) audits for HIPAA compliance have seen some delays this fall – but that doesn’t mean covered organizations can delay their audit preparations.
When asked to give one piece of advice about how companies should improve their privacy and data protection programs in 2015, I suggest that we begin to think about privacy and security protections in a new context – that of “Crime and Punishment”.
Identity theft continues to grow, and while significant awareness activities are undertaken to ensure people are aware of the attempts to gather information through digital means, an application form, hotel promotion, or even simply checking in ups the level of risk.
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