Our Data Security & Fraud Prevention Roundup contain links to the best data security and fraud prevention-related articles, blog posts, news releases, interviews, and anything else that we found interesting from around the web over the course of the last few weeks and our thoughts on them.
#1: Verizon 2015 PCI Compliance Report by Verizon (March 2015)
This new report on PCI DSS outlines some startling statistics on the state of compliance over the past year, including the rate at which businesses consistently fail their initial audit assessment. Itâs not all bad news, though, because this report offers some excellent recommendations on best practices for security and audit preparation.
#2: Adapting to the Changing Global Enterprise Security Landscape by Randy Sabett, Lindsy Solanki, Tech Crunch (March 26, 2015)
The technology landscape is fast-paced and ever changing, but security concerns and legislative action are catching up to strengthen regulations for data security. Randy Sabett, the former commissioner on cyber security for the White House, outlines the current landscape of data security in governments all over the world as well as how these new laws can affect the companies and industries that manage large volumes of sensitive data.
#3: Internet of Things: The New Frontier for Data Security and Privacy by Benjamin Kleine, Bethany Lobo, and Amanda Levendowski, Inside Counsel (March 27, 2015)
Imagine a future where all your devices are âsmartâ and can communicate with each other, from cars to refrigerators to your bank account. Along with this new communication capability, there needs to be an extra layer of security protecting the vast amounts of sensitive data that will be produced. In this breakdown of the inevitable Internet of Things, these authors from Inside Counsel highlight the security and privacy concerns that companies should recognize.
#4: Financial Services: Investing in Data Security Risk Mitigation by Ryan St. Hilaire, TECHZONE360 (March 30, 2015)
If your financial institutionâs risk mitigation plan is unsatisfactory or nonexistent, this article is a must-read. Ryan St. Hilaire discusses every aspect of a complete plan to protect your company from risk, including infrastructure assessment, security technologies, response protocols, and more.
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