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Was Stratfor Breached By an Insider?

January 03, 2012 Added by:Jeffrey Carr

I'm not accusing Michael Mooney of being involved. I am, however, stating that attacks by insiders who hold a grudge against their employer are common and Mooney's position along with the circumstances around his departure will certainly be explored by law enforcement...

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The Visible Hand: A New Compliance Model

December 09, 2011 Added by:Thomas Fox

A company should look for small ways to expand employee autonomy in the compliance area. This does not mean a complete abdication of the role of the Compliance Department, but it does mean a notch-by-notch transfer of authority to persons in the field...

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What To Do About Insider Threats

November 14, 2011 Added by:PCI Guru

Insiders must have access to information that the general public or even you business partners do not. As a result, should an employee get sloppy with controls or go “rogue,” you can expect to lose whatever information that person had access. Remember my mantra – security is not perfect...

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Social Media and Security in the Enterprise

November 14, 2011 Added by:Eric Cissorsky

The goal of this article is not to disparage social media. It is to have organizations review their policies with the purpose of aligning them with their mission, vision and business culture. The best way is through an informed, clearly communicated and enforced acceptable use policy...

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The Legal Implications of Social Networking Part Two

November 08, 2011 Added by:David Navetta

As social media and networking continue to revolutionize modern-day marketing and become the norm for organizations of all types, shapes and sizes, it is even more important to adequately address the legal risks associated with social media use...

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The Impact of Mobility on the SMB Workforce

November 04, 2011 Added by:Bill Gerneglia

Small and medium businesses are increasingly more mobile as their employees are demanding increased access from both the home and the road like never before. SMBs face a wide range of challenges when it comes to providing this access for these mobile workforces...

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Did You Take the National Cyber Pledge During October?

November 02, 2011 Added by:Allan Pratt, MBA

National Cyber Security Month 2011 is now history. Did you implement any special awareness activities for your employees? At a minimum, did you require that your employees change their passwords? Check out these facts from the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center...

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The Other Top Issues Facing Computer Security

October 27, 2011 Added by:Dan Dieterle

There is a disconnect between management and IT. Sometimes management doesn’t fully understand what the IT department is doing. Veteran computer personal are being removed from companies – “due to cutbacks”, only to be replaced shortly thereafter by inexperienced or even temporary workers...

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California Restricts Use of Consumer Reports in Hiring

October 25, 2011 Added by:David Navetta

With the wind blowing on state and federal level against use of consumer reports for employment purposes, employers should review their HR policies to ensure that they collect consumer report information only in accordance with state and federal requirements...

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The Great Infosec Cop-Out?

October 17, 2011 Added by:Javvad Malik

Often, security people find ways to pass the blame onto our end users. In some cases this is justified; but not all the time. And because of this, I feel it’s come to be one of the biggest cop-outs in the field of information security...

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The Dark Side of Collaboration

October 06, 2011 Added by:Steven Fox, CISSP, QSA

Realizing the value of security investments requires teamwork. However, corporate teams play in a competitive arena that demands flexibility and responsiveness. Managers must be ready to recognize when to use tactical collaborations for the benefit of team strategy...

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How Social Media Impacts Your Compliance Program

October 02, 2011 Added by:Thomas Fox

In a September 26, 2011 article in Forbes magazine, titled “Social Power and the Coming Corporate Revolution”, author David Kirkpatrick argues that the social media revolution has so empowered employees and customers that they will soon be calling the shots, not management...

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Insider Threats: Ghostwriter Gone Rogue

September 29, 2011 Added by:Javvad Malik

Consider what assets the employee has had access to during their time. Do you need to get a laptop back from them? A mobile phone perhaps, revoke their access maybe? What you don’t want is someone who is no longer employed by you to still have access to your systems or information...

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Compliance Champions: People Solving Problems

September 20, 2011 Added by:Thomas Fox

One of the goals of such a Compliance Champion program is to train employees to be your first line of compliance people on the ground, both to respond to routine queries and to alert the Legal/Compliance Department if a problem needs to be escalated...

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Using HR to Change your Company’s Compliance DNA

September 17, 2011 Added by:Thomas Fox

What type of training should HR utilize in the compliance and ethics arena? The consensus seems to be that there are three general approaches which have been used successfully. The first is the most traditional and that is classroom training. A key role for HR in any company is training...

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NLRB Report Reviews Social Media Enforcement Actions

September 13, 2011 Added by:David Navetta

The Associate General Counsel of the NLRB issued a report analyzing the Board’s recent social media enforcement actions. The report seeks to provide guidance to employers that want to ensure that their social media policies appropriately balance employee rights and company interests...

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