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.
Blogger Norman Marks offers concrete guidance on how to build a more effective audit and compliance program.
A new startup, Convercent is attempting to disrupt compliance software with a mobile, social and cloud solution.
Iron Mountain, along with a partner, has developed a solution to mantain and track paper and digital records, regardless of location, using Microsoft SharePoint.