Information Security

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What the Skills Shortage Means for Existing Cybersecurity Practitioners

By now, most practitioners have heard (probably from a few different sources) that organizations struggle when it comes to finding, hiring and retaining the right resources for information security and/or cybersecurity professionals. There has been quite a bit written about this trend: the impact that it has on security efforts within enterprise, advice and guidance … Continue reading

Two Steps to a Robust Security Culture

By Kwinton Scarbrough, CISSP In the midst of the business and technology merge, organizations of all industries have started their journey into the cognitive era of cybersecurity. In this era, it is essential for a business to have an IT security strategy to govern how the organization will protect itself from internal and external cyber … Continue reading

Data Breach Preparation and Response in Accordance With GDPR

Many may be familiar with guidelines on personal data breach notification from Article 29 Working Party (WP29) prepared in October 2017 under Regulation 2016/679. In addition, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) introduces the requirement for a personal data breach (henceforth “breach”) to be notified to the competent national supervisory authority. The basic concept of … Continue reading

GDPR Can’t Fix Stupid

GDPR, the much-discussed General Data Privacy Regulation from the European Union, will not be a cure-all for the world’s data privacy problems simply because the GDPR, like every law, is subject to the bureaucracy out of which it was born. This bureaucracy can be compared to a super tanker and those who would violate the … Continue reading

Should CISOs Expand Their Portfolios?

CISOs have traditionally focused on the triad of “Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability.” Recently, emphasis has been placed on confidentiality, hackers and zero-day attacks. However, industry trends now require that focus to broaden to all business information risks within organizations. Since information is a key part of almost all business transactions, information risks are becoming pervasive. The … Continue reading

CCSK obtains course mapping approval under IMDA’s CITREP+ Programme

SINGAPORE – March 21, 2018 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment, is pleased to announce that its Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) course has successfully completed course mapping under CITREP+ Through this recognition, attendees who are Singapore citizens … Continue reading

What is Standalone Virtual Reality, and Why Are Enterprises Betting On It?

If you are interested in virtual reality, you surely know that the buzzword of 2018 is “standalone.” All the major VR companies are betting on standalone VR devices: HTC Vive China president Alvin Wang Graylin announced in a recent interview that his goal for 2018 is to see standalone devices becoming successful and Oculus’ Hugo Barra has expressed … Continue reading

The Age of the DPO

Articles 37 and 38 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) provide information on the principles and impartiality of the critical data protection officer (DPO) role, specifying the high-level rules on what can and can’t be done. But like most of the GDPR, it leaves wide open the interpretation of the how and when it … Continue reading

Securing the Internet of Things: Connected Cars

Establishing safety and security in automotive design goes far beyond crash test dummies. By 2022, the global automotive Internet of Things (IoT) market is expected to skyrocket to $82.79 billion – and manufacturers are racing to capitalize on this growing opportunity. While embedded computation and networking has been around since the 1980s, the advent of connectivity opens … Continue reading

Growing Global Spotlight on Privacy, GDPR, Resonating in India

India is a country at the cross-roads of transformation. As one of the fastest-growing economies, it is expected to be the most populous country in the world in a few years, potentially home to about 20 percent of the world population. Therefore, events in India are becoming increasingly relevant from an economic as well as … Continue reading

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