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Content tagged with Compliance posted in January 2012
Jury Still Out On Mobile Adware
News  |  1/31/2012  | 
Malicious software or not? Defining the threat on mobile platforms becomes more difficult as some advertising software enters a gray area
Big Data Could Create Compliance Issues
News  |  1/30/2012  | 
The bigger data sets grow, the harder compliance could become
Cloud Means More Secure Remote Access
News  |  1/30/2012  | 
Connecting hosts running remote-access services directly to the Internet is so last decade. Instead, companies look to move to cloud-enabled services or virtual desktop infrastructure.
The Mechanics Of Breach Notification
Commentary  |  1/27/2012  | 
Organizations need to know what constitutes a breach of identity data according to state laws and how to respond
The Future of Web Authentication
News  |  1/27/2012  | 
Many security experts believe the Internet's trust model is broken. Figuring out how to fix it will take time and collaboration
Smartcards: Still A Smart Choice?
News  |  1/26/2012  | 
Despite recent security compromises, smartcard technology still has high potential
Microsoft Names Alleged Botnet Operator Behind Kelihos
Quick Hits  |  1/24/2012  | 
Russian suspect worked for antivirus and software development firms in Russia
Breach Notification: Know The Rules
Commentary  |  1/20/2012  | 
State and federal laws require notification when a breach of protected information occurs. You need to know which laws apply and how to comply
Tilde-D Detection Focuses On Coding Anomalies
News  |  1/17/2012  | 
An open-source tool from the Laboratory of Cryptography and System Security hunts for Duqu using telltale signs left behind by the Tilde-D creation toolkit
Top 10 PCI Compliance Mistakes
News  |  1/16/2012  | 
Configuration mistakes, access control gaffes, and scoping issues top the list of common PCI errors
WISeKey And INSIDE Secure Join Forces To Target Counterfeit Luxury Goods
News  |  1/12/2012  | 
New solution also will offer sales monitoring and direct marketing capabilities
Identity Versus Authentication
Commentary  |  1/12/2012  | 
Distinguishing between identity and authentication
Comcast Internet Service Now Fully DNSSEC-Based
Quick Hits  |  1/10/2012  | 
ISP finishes its rollout of the DNS security protocol
Partner Management 3: How To Assess Prospective Partners
Commentary  |  1/7/2012  | 
Regulations require organizations to periodically assess security and compliance practices; the key is to understand how to do so effectively -- without breaking the bank
Three Surefire Ways To Tick Off An Auditor
News  |  1/3/2012  | 
Avoid these common mistakes to improve your chances for a smooth compliance audit


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