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Posted on February 19, 2018 in ISO 27001, Market Research, Risk Management

While performing audits and security assessments in a variety of industries over several years, almost all of them have questions about the role of security in the organization. Although size plays an obvious role in determining the size and scope of a security team, there are three examples that we see over and over again […]

Posted on February 12, 2018 in ISO 27001, Market Research, Risk Management

Chief Information Security Officers are feeling less confident than ever about cyber-risk and data security this year, a new survey from data and privacy research leader Ponemon Institute shows. As today’s climate of high-profile data breaches continues, 67% of respondents believe their companies are more likely to fall victim to a cyber attack or data […]

Posted on February 8, 2018 in ISO 27001, Market Research, Risk Management

For many months now, countdown clocks across the market research and analytics space, as well as in much of the business world at large, have been set to May 25, the date the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect. It’s a significant deadline.

Posted on February 6, 2018 in ISO 27001, Risk Management

Phishing has narrowed its focus from the earliest attempts – hackers spreading a wide net to millions of emails loaded with malicious attachments or links, hoping a recipient would fall into the trap.

Posted on January 24, 2018 in ISO 27001, Market Research, Risk Management

Compliance regulations are a pain in the butt. There, I said it. They’re difficult to understand, there’s TONS of room for personal (and often incorrect) interpretation, and quite frankly there’s a lot of gray area regarding whether or not any legislative body actively enforces them. Even with all the difficulty, the number of compliance regulations […]