Service Provider Risk and Compliance

Service Provider Risk and Compliance In our continuing effort to educate on the importance of risk assessment and compliance, this week we wanted to touch base on service provider risk and what you can do to help reduce it. We’ve had many customers unclear on the terminology of [...]

How to Prepare for a Security Audit

The Unnecessary Torture of Security Audits From financial services to healthcare, nearly every industry gets audited for security, and no one looks forward to it. Just the thought of getting audited can generate chaos, stress and headaches to those involved. But what if I told you, it doesn’t have [...]

Top Five Supplier Risk

A supplier can be defined as a person or organization that provides a product or service to a vendor. Most all organizations use suppliers to provide goods and/or services to them. Though most do it, it must be done with caution, as there is a plethora of potential [...]

Top Three Industries that Need an Effective Risk Management Solution

We live in a society where risk is ever present and impossible to avoid, no matter what industry you are in. It is no secret that some industries tend to face higher risk than others, therefor they must take additional precautions. PCI-DSS, HIPAA, and NERC-CIP-01 all require risk assessments. [...]

NERC Files for Approval of Physical Security Standard

In wake of the April 2013 attack on PG&E’s Metcalf substation in San Jose, California, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued an order directing the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) to develop a physical security standard requiring transmission owners to identify risks posed by physical security threats [...]

NSA Chief: Cybercrime constitutes the “greatest transfer of wealth in history”

NSA Chief: Cybercrime constitutes the “greatest transfer of wealth in history”  The loss of industrial information and intellectual property through cyber espionage constitutes the "greatest transfer of wealth in history," the nation's top cyber warrior Gen. Keith Alexander said Monday. U.S. companies lose about $250 billion per year through [...]