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We're Still Not Ready for GDPR? What is Wrong With Us?

Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Darkreading wrote an excellent article about GDPR. It is both reprimanding and encouraging to get off our collective butts and do something about GDPR very ...
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Federal Contractor? Insider Threat Training Deadline June 1- Don't Lose Your Clearance

Insider Threat Training Requirement for US Gov't Contractors (Deadline May 31, 2017) SANS just alerted US federal contractors that wish to maintain their clearances must have completed an ...
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Cybersecurity Top Risk Consideration In Board Room

The Wall Street Journal polled its readers and asked them to rate the top compliance issues of 2014. The answers were very interesting!
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PCI Publishes Guidance On Security Awareness Training

The Payment Card Industry Council thinks Security Awareness Training is so important that they just published a 25-page guidance paper that fully explains the why, how and what of ...
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NISTs New Approach to Cybersecurity Standards

Applying Engineering Values to IT Security. The National Institute of Standards and Technology is developing new cybersecurity standards based on the same principles engineers use to ...
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80% Fail To Maintain PCI Compliance Between Assessments

OUCH. Verizon said in a report this month that nearly 80% of organizations that achieve annual compliance with the PCI Data Security Standard -fail- to maintain that status after passing ...
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Dont Let Your C-Level Execs Wind Up At Capitol Hill Like This

Major U.S. retailers at Senate hearing: hackers have upper hand
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INFOGRAPHI​C: The Illusion of Personal Data Security in E-Commerce

Dashlane’s first quarterly Personal Data Security Roundup was released recently. The roundup takes a look at password policies of the top 100 e-commerce sites, and the results are ...
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Do You Automate Sending SMS/Text Messages For Marketing?

My friend Chip Cooper at digicontracts sent me this, and I think it's a good heads up for all of you. There is a common misconception that text/SMS messages are subject to the same ...
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