New York Times Law Firms Are Pressed on Security for Data New York Times Some financial institutions are asking law firms to fill out lengthy 60-page questionnaires detailing their cybersecurity measures, while others are doing on-site inspections.
The official Microsoft Security Blog provides in-depth discussion of security, cybersecurity and technology trends affecting trust in computing, as well as timely security news, trends, and practical security guidance.
Peter Merker's insight:
Data classification drives many aspects of information security
Insurance for Identity Theft Insurers have added for identity theft insurance to their portfolio along the common home, health and automobile coverage. There are companies available to help you monitor your credit and personal information.
Peter Merker's insight:
Where there is crime, there is an insurance business!
With breaking news about data breaches a common occurrence, you'd think security threats to an organization's data would be something CEOs and their management teams were kept in the know about. Apparently not.
CNNMoney How hack attacks can cost you money CNNMoney Recent hacks of millions of usernames, passwords and credit cards have many asking: What's the worst that could happen? Usually, having an account hacked is just annoying.
Peter Merker's insight:
It's money for sure, but also the time you need to invest and your personal reputation amongst peers which is at stake. I believe too many of us behave naively thinking identity theft doesn't matter as in most cases we are insured financially and then when it happens the big awakening happens. --P.
The latest revelations from the documents leaked by former NSA analyst Edward Snowden could not have been more timely for EU’s privacy advocates. Two weeks ago was the summit of the 28 EU heads of government in Brussels and – while the spying scandal was not originally on the agenda – the meeting was hijacked by the recent reports showing massive transfers of European citizens’ data and, more seriously, continuously spying on politicians, heads of government and other high-placed officials.
Just a few days ago the German, French, and Spanish foreign ministers summoned their respective US ambassadors to express their anger, demanding clear explanations of those activities and the immediate cessation of them. Also both the French president and the German chancellor received assuring calls from US President Obama that their phones are not subject to any current tapping. But neither Obama nor White House spokesman Jay Carney actually confirmed or denied that Merkel’s phone had been previously tapped.
Recently the EU parliament approved, in a landmark vote, the revision of the Data Privacy Directive (the otherwise know as “cookie” directive), including heavy restrictions on data collection and sharing, plus “the right to be forgotten”. While a few weeks ago many European leaders wanted to scale down the restrictions on foreign internet and cloud computing companies that operate in the Union, now all of them are in favor of stricter European controls, plus heavy fines. As currently written, the directive includes fines that could run as high as 5% of a company’s annual global revenue, replacing a previous cap of 2%.
Cybersecurity and the duty of care: a top 10 checklist for board members Lexology (registration) Visibility on information security, including cybersecurity as well as physical security aspects, is increasingly permeating corporate life.
Companies, government and medical institutions should know what to do to protect their business assets, customers and employees. Some data breaches take place after the physical theft of electronic equipment. Businesses should install security measures such as cameras, to record break-ins. Security alarms can scare off thieves who want to gain access to personal or financial information. Business owners can also use the Kensington lock port located on desktop and laptop computers and physically secure them to desks with a strong cable [...]
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