Acting on the cyber executive order: 3 keys to compliance

Read hawn Campbell’s article about the 3 keys to compliance to the new cyber security Executive Order on FCW : Nearly six months after President Donald Trump issued his Executive Order on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks And Critical Infrastructure, actual implementation is getting underway. Read his full article here.

5 common HIPAA compliance pitfalls for healthcare orgs to avoid

For a healthcare organization to be HIPAA compliant it needs to ensure the right patient controls and rights are in place when it comes to protected health information. But in an age where cyber threats are growing in both sophistication and proliferation, it adds a level of complexity. Read healthcare attorney Matthew Fisher list five […]

The Cybersecurity Regulatory Crackdown

Read Juliette Rizkallah’s article about the various regulatory compliance that companies have to go through in modern world on Forbes : We claim we are in a new era of cybersecurity threats and that ransomware is the threat du jour, given how WannaCry and Petya continue to make waves. But we are also in an […]

How to protect against data breaches and comply with Delaware law

Read Lisa Detwiler’s article about how companies can comply with the newly signed Delaware data breach notification law on Delaware Business Times : The Better Business Bureau reports that as of June 30 there have already been 2,227 data breaches this year resulting in the theft of more than 6 billion records — exceeding the number […]

Many organizations still stymied by global privacy and security rules

While companies generally are aware of and intimidated by global privacy and data security regulations, many fail to properly understand and address necessary organizational changes to comply, according to a recent study by Experian Data Breach Resolution and Ponemon Institute. Read about the new study by Experian Data Breach Resolution and Ponemon Institute which reveals that […]

HHS Updates HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool, Empowers Consumers

The recently updated HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool (HBRT) will highlight recent healthcare data breaches and help consumers learn how such incidents are investigated, according to OCR. Read about the newly updated online HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool designed to help consumers find out more information on healthcare data breaches on Health IT Security.

Less than half of global executives believe GDPR compliance is relevant

Many global business decision makers are unaware of the implications of the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), as well as other compliance regulations like PCI-DSS and ISO27001/2, with one in five admitting they do not know which regulations their organisation is subject to. Read about the new 2017 Risk:Value report by NTT Security which reveals […]

For U.S. Businesses, GDPR Takes Effect Next Year. Here are 9 Requirements You’ll Need to Meet

Read Alex Bennett list nine requirements that US companies will need to meet for the upcoming European Union GDPR regime on Business : With GDPR on the horizon, what can your business do to protect itself? U.S. companies are already allocating millions of dollars to accommodate GDPR, but more must be done. A data breach will […]

Hacking Healthcare: Compliance Alone Won’t Save You

Read why  Wesley McGrew says that only regulatory compliance wont save healthcare firms from data breaches on CIO : A breach of a healthcare provider can have a serious impact, both in terms of financial loss and patient confidence. HIPAA violations can involve fines of up to $50,000. That’s applicable to each patient record! In […]

Compliance Isn’t Enough to Meet Cyber Threats, Experts Say

To meet today’s cybersecurity threats, and those that experts predict will pop up in the near future, government agencies will have to do more than just meet compliance guidelines, according to current and former government officials. Read why cyber security experts say that meeting regulatory compliance is not enough to ward of cyber attacks on Meri […]