It’s the first Monday in August … and time for all those “back to school” ads. While you enjoy what is left of the summer of 2015 , we will kick off your week with a few privacy and security bits and bytes.
Welcome to March (and in the Northeast, the arrival of meteorological spring is welcome indeed……) We start this month with a question: Have you looked at your cyber resilience? The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) recently described “cyber resilience” as an organization’s ability to recover critical IT systems and resume normal business operations in… Continue Reading
sing it with me now…. Five Golden Rules…….(well, five new privacy laws/requirements) There are five significant new privacy laws/amendments that will be effective as of New Year’s Day — January 1, 2015 — and four are from California. Pull up a chair, brew that cup of tea. It’s time to review and prepare.
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. This is an opportunity to remind employees (and yourselves) about how to keep corporate networks and their own cyber lives secure. All month, we will post articles that might be useful for distribution as “reminders….” along with tips and reminders.
Written by Narges Kakalia Rarely do Microsoft, AT&T, Verizon, Apple, Cisco and the ACLU all agree on a particular subject; rarer still that such an unlikely coalition fails. Last week, in a case of first impression, a District Court in New York denied Microsoft’s request to quash a portion of a government warrant seeking data… Continue Reading
Written by Susan Foster, Solicitor England & Wales/Admitted in California (LONDON) The Art. 29 Working Party, a key advisory body to the EU Commission, recently proposed draft model clauses to cover the transfer of personal data from EEA data processors to non-EEA sub-processors. The draft model clauses have the potential to bring greater certainty to… Continue Reading
Written by Cynthia Larose Our headline today does not refer to those annoying ads that “pop-up” when you visit websites. We’re talking about the hottest trend in seasonal retailing – the pop-up store. These are the “here today, gone tomorrow” retail locations that you see during Halloween and Christmas seasons and are now everywhere capturing… Continue Reading
Written by Jonathan Cain Security and privacy are the most frequently expressed concerns about cloud computing (defined for this article to include software as a service, platform as a service and storage as a service), but for companies that engage in research, design, development, manufacturing and servicing of items that are subject to U.S. export… Continue Reading
Cloud Security According to Dr. Seuss Credit and props to Graham Thompson, CCSK, CISSP (www.intrinsec.ca) The budget was tight. For hardware we could not pay. So we sat around thinking All that cold, cold, wet day. I sat there with Sally We sat there, we two. And I said “How I wish we… Continue Reading