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The Not-So-Secret Service: What Your Company Can Learn From the Rep. Chaffetz Scandal

Published on October 21, 2015 By | Posted in: Blog, Cybersecurity, Data, Data, Huffington Post, Secret Service

Of all the scandals that have struck the U.S. Secret Service over the past few years, I can’t think of any more damaging than the current controversy involving Congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman. While it’s probably safe to assume the U.S. Secret Service (like most government agencies) has established […]

Cyber Insecurity In Our New World of IoT

Published on July 13, 2015 By | Posted in: Big Data, Cyber Risk, Data, Internet of Things (IoT), Privacy, Security

I recently attended the Executive Women’s Forum Summit, in New York City, on Unintended Consequences: Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data which enabled a strategic dialog for information security, risk and privacy professionals navigating today’s changing digital landscape. In this two part blog series, I’d like to start a discussion on how both Big […]

Recently Released: Law Firm Briefing Paper by Shared Assessments

Published on May 19, 2015 By | Posted in: Briefing Paper, Data, Law Firm, Security, Third Party Risk Management

The Shared Assessments Program is pleased to present a briefing paper based on the significance of information security and privacy controls on law firms as third party service providers and collaborative opportunities for resolution. This paper focuses on the issues law firms are facing as they adapt to providing a secure IT environment that meets […]

New Study: Healthcare Vendors Challenged with Security Healthcare Data

Published on May 18, 2015 By | Posted in: Data, Healthcare, Security

The Fifth Annual Benchmark Study on Privacy & Security of Healthcare Data, by the Ponemon Institute and ID Experts was announced and we wanted to share some interesting findings. For the first time, Covered Entities and Business Associates were surveyed, revealing the differences and similarities these organizations face when protecting healthcare data. The results indicate […]

The Football Approach to Tackling Data Security Risks

Published on March 12, 2015 By | Posted in: Cybersecurity, Data, Privacy, Security

The legendary Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi was famous for his “Gentlemen, this is a football” speech at the beginning of each season. This return to fundamentals served his team well over the years–they won five NFL championships, including two Super Bowls. Businesses need the same back-to-basics approach when managing security risks to their […]

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