Fortune 1000 companies are emphasizing new privacy initiatives this year, increasing annual privacy budgets to $3 billion in 2015. According to Linda McReynolds, a senior attorney at Marashlian & Donahue, LLC, the CommLaw Group, enterprises can be better positioned to weather unintended data breach emergencies by following these five tips.
Data security used to be relatively simple. Office buildings and areas within them presented clear “perimeters” that companies could protect with locks, alarms, and if necessary, searches of belongings.
Building off of technology from Intel Corporation, this system lets organizations proactively control where virtual workloads can run, further mitigating the risks of data mobility that virtualization and cloud computing create.
At some point during your career you will find yourself interacting with a search firm and/or a recruiter who has been assigned a project to fill a professional level security risk related role. This firm may or may not have a specialty security risk related practice and may or may not be a firm that you have ever heard of.
Back in October, I was speaking as part of a panel discussion when someone asked about the role security issues should play when an organization is entering into a joint venture. It’s an interesting question and an area where I’ve had some experience.
Not all employees are saboteurs or malicious actors, but without education, unwitting employees could cause just as much damage as a targeted data theft in the long run. Read how to prevent this in the August 2015 issue of Security. Also read how building stronger relationships with local and national law enforcement can aid in school security awareness and response, learn about the dangers of continuing to use old credit card terminals, and see the ASIS International 2015 product review.