Data Security & Fraud Prevention Roundup
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: A Merchant’s Step-by-Step Guide to EMV Implementation by PYMNTS (January 28, 2015)
EMV is coming to the U.S., no doubt about that, but have you planned out your organization’s implementation plan? If not, you don’t need to worry. PYMNTS has outlined an overview of all the steps merchants must take to go from simple magstripe to chip-and-PIN.
#2: Data Protection Day: Five steps to securing data by Warwick Ashford, Computer Weekly (January 28, 2015)
Even though Data Protection Day has come and gone, the fact remains that every business needs to be aware of how to improve data security. This article provides a great list of steps to help your organization meet regulatory compliance as well as protect your sensitive data at the same time.
#3: Cybersecurity Careers are for Everyone: Lysa Myers Interview by Matt Lichtfuss, HackSurfer (January 28, 2015)
Data security is one of the most influential topics in the cyber realm. Everyone needs it, but is there an opportunity to make a career out of it? According to Lysa Myers, businesses of every type are becoming more proactive in hiring employees with experience in this field. If you have experience in data security and you’re looking for a career, you should see the recommended sectors to work for in this article and check out our career offerings as well.
#4: How to create an effective data security communication plan by Larry Ponemon, CSO (February 4, 2015)
The majority of personnel handling data on a regular basis don’t typically work in the IT department. Rather, the responsibility for treating sensitive company data with care is spread around all departments, highlighting the need for data security policies that are enforced by all employees. This article discusses ways to engage all employees in a meaningful and effective data containment policy.
#5: Proposed Cloud Standard Would Guard Personal Data by George Leopold, EnterpriseTech (February 4, 2015)
Is an official cloud information security standard on the horizon? Quite possibly. The International Standards Organization has published a whitepaper that proposes guidelines for the protection of data within the cloud, a standard many have said is long overdue.
If you find something interesting that you’d like to see considered for our next Data Security & Fraud Prevention Roundup, don’t hesitate to let us know. We’re always on the lookout for new and interesting perspectives on data security news, issues, thoughts, and best practices. Send your best links to [email protected], or share them with us on Twitter (@Futurex).