100 Best Practices in Big Data Security and Privacy

100 Best Practices in Big Data Security and Privacy

‘Big data’ refers to the massive amounts of digital information companies and governments collect about human beings and our environment. Experts anticipate that the amount of data generated will double every two years, from 2500 exabytes in 2012 to 40,000 exabytes in 2020.  Security and privacy issues are magnified by the volume, variety, and velocity [...]

Important Security News Flash Regarding SSH Vulnerabilities

Important Security News Flash Regarding SSH Vulnerabilities

The SSH protocol that is embedded on Unix, Linux, Mainframe, and Windows 16 Servers – in additional to Switches, Routers, IOT devices, etc. can be compromised by bad actors with access to keys. This is also true for anyone deploying applications in the cloud. The SSH protocol creates an encrypted tunnel providing users with root [...]

New E-book Spells Out GEIT Implementation

New E-book Spells Out GEIT Implementation

Technology can be a double-edged sword for business. On the one hand it can provide extraordinary advantages, and on the other it can present potential risks. A new ISACA e-book, Getting Started With GEIT: A Primer for Implementing Governance of Enterprise IT, spells out how to get greater efficiency and effectiveness out of IT assets [...]

Cloud Security Alliance Big Data Working Group Releases ‘100 Best Practices in Big Data’ Report

Cloud Security Alliance Big Data Working Group Releases ‘100 Best Practices in Big Data’ Report

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), today announced the release of the new handbook from the CSA Big Data Working Group, outlining the 100 best practices in big data security. The Big Data Security and Privacy Handbook: 100 Best Practices in Big Data Security and Privacy strives to detail the best practices that should be followed [...]

Process Improvement for Management of IT-related Processes

Process Improvement for Management of IT-related Processes

Most organizations have objectives for quality and improvement. Enterprises want employees to continually look for opportunities that fuel effectiveness and strengthen the company. The improvement theme is both a nice to have and a basis to survive, providing a direction to get better and a model for personal behavior and work culture. The basic improvement [...]