The recent rash of credit and debit card breaches at retailers and other merchants, many of whom sign onto the PCI Data Security Standard for payment card security, has some security analysts questioning the effectiveness of that standard.
E-discovery attorney Ralph Losey suggests information governance as we know it has about another five to ten years of life left in it before it's no longer worth the trouble.
The safety of the service most often cited as the culprit behind "shadow IT" is looking better after one of the world's best-known accounting firms clears it for international certification.
IT downtime caused by an attacker or non-malicious infrastructure failure can cost firms more than $1 million per hour, as well as increase data security risks, according to a survey of 283 IT professionals and end users by security firm Globalscape.
The longer an enterprise maintains a cloud deployment--be it public, hybrid or private--the less worried it becomes, not only about security but everything else, according to the latest survey numbers from RightScale.
Hisoftware gets a new CTO.
Enterprises have enjoyed a mutually beneficial relationship between developer partners and Microsoft's SharePoint for some time--allowing the nearly ubiquitous software to jive with legacy systems and business-specific tools. But compliance and video updates unveiled at last week's SharePoint Conference in Las Vegas could unnerve some of the partners on which Microsoft relies.
Organizations are consistently failing to implement the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), which provides guidelines to secure credit and debit card information, according to the Verizon 2014 PCI Compliance Report.
The construction industry is increasingly adding telematics systems to equipment, notes ABI Research.
Enterprises need to pay more attention to the IT security of their suppliers, advises Jeffrey Lewis, global product positioning lead for HP Enterprise Security Services.