Controlling Risk to Information Assets – Cyber & Data Security in the Workplace

Is information security an afterthought in your business?  At what point is security considered? Now being a technologist you might answer that it is at the forefront of your activities and that’s great but for the business people at what point does it enter the business discussion?  Chances are it doesn’t. The reason I raise the question is simple.  Effective security should be core to business operations and culture, not a bolt on application,... [Read More...]

Preparing for the FACTA Red Flags Rule

Perhaps you have heard about new regulations that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has proposed for some time now called the Red Flags Rule.  The Red Flags Rule stems from The Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act of 2003 (FACTA).  As of this writing the mandate will be enforced beginning November 1, 2009. FACTA added sections to the Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act intended primarily to help consumers fight the growing crime of identity theft.... [Read More...]

US Intelligence Detects Cyber Spies

WSJ’s Intelligence Reporter Siobhan Gorman says that Intelligence officials have found cyber spies lurking in the U.S. electrical infrastructure.  Read More →