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Privacy/Data Protection

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Bavarian Data Protection Authority (DPA) fined two companies for Transfer of Customer Data in an M&A Asset Deal. Read more and comment:
M.Lambert | 9/1/2015 7:56:20 AM | COMMENTS(0)
What are this group's thoughts on this? See more at:
M.Lambert | 8/26/2015 3:23:07 AM | COMMENTS(2)
Based on a very interesting and clear reading article about Windows 10 and its handling of privacy, I wonder what you think about this? And would you now wait or still press ahead installing Win10?
Marc Vael | 8/26/2015 2:59:08 AM | COMMENTS(8)
This is amongst the 6 scariest hacks revealed at 2015 DefCon hacker conference. Article points out that: " One of the most illuminating presentations from DefCon 23 came from a computer security expert who warned about the ease of falsely declari...
M.Lambert | 8/26/2015 2:58:21 AM | COMMENTS(3)
Article indicates that up to 32 stock traders and hackers are alleged to have infiltrated computer servers over a five-year period and used the early access to 150,000 news releases on mergers, acquisitions and financial results to trade prior to the info...
M.Lambert | 8/16/2015 5:57:07 PM | COMMENTS(1)
Does anyone have a good resource for what the technical guidelines are for data protection and privacy across the globe? I read the work from DL Piper, but I'm looking for something a little more technical. For Example, the encryption requirements in Ch...
Geeta167 | 7/27/2015 2:51:11 PM | COMMENTS(1)

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Information Systems Assurance and Control Guideline for Verifing Compliance with Personal Data Protection Act [POLAND]
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In Google Spain v AEPD and Mario Costeja Gonzalez (C-131/12), the Court of Justice for the European Union (CJEU) ruled that Google must delete "inadequate, irrelevant or no longer relevant" data from its results when an individual requests it. This has generated a lot of discussion as the "right to be forgotte"n is a new right that is introduced in the Draft Proposal for a General Data Protection Regulation of 2012,
Posted by yves_le_roux 348 days ago
In this publication the four European data protection authorities from Poland, the Czech Republic, Croatia and Bulgaria tried to compare the different practices implemented in their countries and find the general rules which might be common for all or most of the EU countries in the field of data protection from the point of view of a natural person searching for a job or being employed in one of the EU countries.
Posted by yves_le_roux 348 days ago

Events & Online Learning: 12 total

19 Aug 2013
ISACA International Event
San Francisco, CA, USA
6 Nov 2013
ISACA International Event
Las Vegas, NV, USA
North America ISRM features relevant security and risk management topics presented by leading industry experts and practitioners.
17 Aug 2015
ISACA International Event
Phoenix, Arizona, US
2015 GRC Conference - August 17-19, Phoenix, AZ. Explore the future of Governance Risk and Control through expert-led workshops and sessions developed by the IIA and ISACA. Register early for our GRC learning tracks.

Journal Articles: 123 total

Volume 4, 2015
by Mohammed J. Khan, CISA, CRISC, CIPM
This article will align the UK Data Protection Act of 1998 and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Generally Accepted Privacy Principles in order to help global companies with a presence in both the US and the UK.
Volume 4, 2015
by Sivarama Subramanian, CISM, Varadarajan Vellore Gopal, CEH, and Marimuthu Muthusamy
The Internet of Things (IoT) is captivating organizations because of its potential to rapidly transform businesses and people’s lives.
Volume 3, 2015
by Brett van Niekerk, Ph.D., and Pierre Jacobs
According to a survey by Infonetics Research, companies operating their own data centers spent an average of US $17 million on security products in 2013.
Volume 2, 2015
by Marcelo Hector Gonzalez, CISA, CRISC, and Jana Djurica
There are a number of definitions of Internet of Things (IoT), with all of them having slightly different meanings.
Volume 1, 2015
by Tieu Luu
In November 2013, the US Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued memorandum M-14-03 requiring all federal departments and agencies to establish an information security continuous monitoring (ISCM) program.
Volume 1, 2015
by Dimitri Vlachos
On the one hand, user-based attacks—whether from hackers using stolen credentials, careless third-party vendors, or negligent or even malicious insiders—represent the largest IT security threat to organizations.

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Blog Posts: 21 total

During an audit you may find that shell scripts are used to connect to your Oracle database (these are often scheduled jobs).  In many instances this represents a security risk as the Oracle database password is hardcoded into the script.  This means th...
Posted By : Ian Cooke | 1 comments
Data Privacy in today's world has crossed over from a requirement dependent on one agency or organization to be the global phenomenon.  Today the data traverses across the countries as well as continents at the speed unimaginable in past. In a flash of se...
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13 Nov 2014
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One of the many challenging risk management issues faced by organisations today is protecting the privacy of customers’ and employees’ personal information. When privacy is well managed, organisations earn the trust of their customers, employees, and othe...
Posted By : Patrick Soenen | 0 comments
13 Nov 2014
Now a days, you don’t need to be a IT guru or best software programmer to access /control other personal/organization data. If you follow below techniques, you can easily get confidential information.1. Masquerading2. Tailgeting (Piggy back)3. Dumpster di...
Posted By : Shaklain | 1 comments
On March 1st,  I was invited to speak at the CampIT conference on Enterprise Risk/Security Management at Rosemont Convention Center. Before me there were two speakers. The first presenter spent an hour presenting the story from the trenches of technolog...
Posted By : appolloconsulting | 2 comments