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Cybersecurity much more than a compliance exercise

An overwhelming number of security executives view compliance as an effective strategy. But it’s not, and many CISOs need to rethink their priorities.

Will the European Union's new General Data Protection Regulation impact your business?  

The European Commission has approved the most stringent data privacy regulation anywhere and it is sure to impact businesses worldwide

Edith Ramirez

Watch what you do with that big data, FTC warns businesses

If your company uses big data, be aware: the FTC is watching, and it's concerned.

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Cloud adoption soars, but integration challenges remain

With approximately 90 percent of businesses using the cloud in some fashion, it's safe to say the technology has become a mainstay in IT. But challenges remain beyond the initial integration.

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The top 6 Governance, Risk and Compliance certifications

CEOs are always on the lookout for dependable folks who can identify potential exposures and quantify the impacts of risk on an organization while protecting the interests of employees, shareholders, other organizations and the...

IT Vendor Risk Management: Improving but Still Inadequate

Despite advances over the past five years, IT vendor risk management is still done haphazardly and relies on static paper-based audits.

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Amazon makes it easier to lock down the cloud

Amazon unveiled a pair of services Wednesday that are designed to make it easier for companies to keep their cloud deployments secure and within the parameters they want.

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California's virtual currency license bill: Bad for innovation and business

California’s AB 1326 virtual currency license bill: Bad for innovation and business

DOJ calls for encryption balance that includes law enforcement needs

Companies encrypting customer data should weigh the benefits to cybersecurity against needs of law enforcement, officials say

AT&T a closer partner of NSA than previously known, Snowden docs show

A new analysis of documents leaked by Edward Snowden highlights massive surveillance efforts with special help from AT&T

Mozilla tests a true stealth mode for Firefox

A new tool in prebeta is designed to block browser tracking across sites

DOJ calls for encryption balance that includes law enforcement needs

Companies encrypting customer data should weigh the benefits to cybersecurity against needs of law enforcement, officials say

How Japan's Privacy Visor fools face-recognition cameras

The visor angles overhead light into cameras, confusing computer vision systems

Oracle's new 'PULA' license promises unlimited database use in perpetuity

'We have seen them in the wild,' one consultant confirms

Hackers show off long-distance Wi-Fi radio proxy at DEF CON

The device uses the 900 Mhz band but hides the data in the background radio noise

Carly Fiorina calls on Apple, Google to provide greater access for FBI

Republican candidate says public and private sector should share more information

Tech industry objects to terrorist activity reporting section in US legislation

Industry groups have asked the Senate to delete the section which requires them to report vaguely-defined terrorist activity

EFF-led group wants to give do-not-track some bite

The initiative is the first credible attempt to define what "do not track" actually means, according to backer

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