OPM Breach: Training and Skills Are Key to Safeguarding Information

In a recently filed class-action lawsuit filed against OPM, the plaintiffs cited a November 2014 Office of the Inspector General (OIG) report stating that the “drastic increase in the number of [software] systems operating without valid authorization is alarming and represents a systemic issue of inadequate planning by the OPM offices to authorize the [software] […]

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Important Considerations for Cloud Security, Whether Public or Private

Security is one of the most critical considerations for cloud computing, regardless of whether the deployment is public or private. We recently teamed up with the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) to offer “Security Considerations for Private vs. Public Clouds,” a whitepaper covering important topics for securing cloud infrastructure, including: Contracts and service level agreements Roles and responsibilities […]

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Taking Needed Steps to Protect Network Connected Devices

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for the oversight of food and medical products sold in the United States. As such, when it finds previously unknown safety concerns, the FDA takes measures to let the public know. Perusing the list of safety communications issued by the FDA, one typically sees product recalls […]

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