IT Departments and Data Breach Prevention IT Departments and Data Breach Prevention
A new survey of 185 IT professionals indicates that while data breach prevention is a top priority, current data protection strategies are consistently undermined by employees. Download 

 

Benefits of Outsourcing

Benefits of Outsourcing
Outsourcing — the practice of using outside firms to handle work normally performed within a company is a familiar concept to many entrepreneurs. Small companies routinely outsource their payroll processing, accounting, distribution, and many other important functions — often because they have no other choice. Download

 

Security Issues and Recommendations for Online Social Networks

Security Issues and Recommendations for Online Social Networks
This paper aims to provide a useful introduction to security issues in the area of Social Networking, highlight the most important threats and make recommendations for action and best practices to reduce the security risks to users. Examples are given from a number of providers throughout the paper. Download

 

PCI DSS Pre-assessment: Managing the process to limit liability

PCI DSS Pre-assessment: Managing the process to limit liability
Remember all the things you used to do in college to prepare for final exams? You took preparation quizzes and reviewed only the topics you knew would be on the exam, and you usually passed. Preparing for a Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) audit is not that different. Download

 

Guide to Passing PCI's Five Toughest Requirements

Guide to Passing PCI’s Five Toughest Requirements
It is well known by now that the major credit card companies have collectively mandated that all members, merchants and service providers storing, processing or transmitting cardholder data must adhere to the Payment Card Industry (PCI)‘s “12 commandments”. This learning guide will review a few of the more challenging PCI DSS requirements and provide some tips that enterprises can use to achieve PCI DSS compliance. Download