Transparent Use of Personal Data Critical to Election Integrity in UK

Transparent Use of Personal Data Critical to Election Integrity in UK

Editor’s note: The ISACA Now blog is featuring a series of posts on the topic of election data integrity. ISACA Now previously published a US perspective on the topic. Today, we publish a post from Mike Hughes, providing a UK perspective. In some ways, the UK has less to worry about when it comes to protecting the integrity [...]

Workforce Study Methodology and Defining the Gap

Workforce Study Methodology and Defining the Gap

2,930,000 That is the size of the global cybersecurity workforce gap. The breakdown is around 498,000 in North America, 136,000 in Latin America, 142,000 in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, with the largest deficit coming in Asia Pacific at 2.14 million. But what does this big, scary number even mean? Where did it come [...]

Key Considerations for Assessing GDPR Compliance

Key Considerations for Assessing GDPR Compliance

The European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which took full effect in May this year, solidifies the protection of data subjects’ “personal data,” harmonizes the data privacy laws across Europe and protects and empowers EU citizens’ data privacy, in addition to changing the way data is managed and handled by organizations. The GDPR regulation [...]

The Path to Improved Cybersecurity Culture

The Path to Improved Cybersecurity Culture

The recent ISACA-CMMI Institute cybersecurity culture research illustrates the accomplishments and gaps that are seen in organizations’ cybersecurity culture. The survey-driven research focuses on culture and continuous improvement, both essential components to a successful cyber risk management program. In this blog post, I will highlight some of the survey’s findings and then discuss ways you can improve [...]

Guideline on Effectively Managing Security Service in the Cloud

Guideline on Effectively Managing Security Service in the Cloud

The cloud computing market is growing ever so rapidly. Affordable, efficient, and scalable, cloud computing remains the best solution for most businesses, and it is heartening to see the number of customers deploying cloud services continue to grow. From the beginning of cloud’s existence, cloud service security has been among the top concerns of deployment. [...]