Whether you've never had a data breach in your career or you've been scared straight by some nightmare security disasters, risk management strategies need to be revisited on a regular basis. Hackers are getting smarter and with the adoption of cloud and virtualization, new facets of this complicated information security web are making it even more crucial to stay ahead of the game.
We've loaded up an executive top 10 list focusing on the new players in technology as well as some basics, like password security protocols and Web security breaches. In this tutorial, we'll walk you through the maze of social media risks as well as the crucial legalities you face when your employees walk out the door with company smartphones.
- Amazon's EC2 outage clarifies requirements for an enterprise cloud SLA
During the EC2 outage, many businesses re-evaluated their cloud strategy and pulled back cloud initiatives. The takeaway? Even the unaffected must make sure good service-level agreements are in place from their service providers.
- Ten reasons why your DR plan could be in trouble
Think you're set with your disaster recovery (DR) plan? Everyone does, and yet we hear about big oversights and breakdowns all the time. Make sure you never get that 3 a.m. phone call during hurricane season by checking out this list of 10 deadliest DR sins.
- Considerations for an effective SMB password security policy
The best risk management strategy starts with a firm foundation. You can buy the best security in the world for your network, but if your users are imputing Password1, then your careful ministrations are pointless.
- Best Policy and Risk Management Products 2011
The readers have spoken and chosen their favorite risk assessment and modeling services, as well as monitoring and reporting products and services.
- Legal risks abound for firms without a mobile device security policy
If you're not locking down your mobile devices, it could go down on your permanent record.
- How can you avoid a Web security breach? It's all in the preparation
Anyone who has had a Web security breach knows that the devil is in the details. Multiple vulnerability points leave you wide open for nefarious intrusion. Kevin Beaver has your back.
- Five tips to balance risk management and compliance
When it comes to risk management and compliance, you can’t have one without the other. But being protected against risk doesn’t necessarily mean you‘re compliant. Check out this top five list for achieving perfect yin and yang.
- Midsized businesses not immune to attacks, data breaches, survey finds
While hackers previously focused on the enterprise, now they’re focusing on midmarket organizations. Experts believe midmarket companies are now the low-hanging fruit when it comes to data security.
- A guide to social media risk management strategies
Social media is valuable, but it’s also risky. Here are strategies for corporate social media policy, social network monitoring and risk management to protect sensitive information.
- Four lessons in IT disaster recovery planning from an FAA outage
If you were in the airport during the FAA outage, you might have had more concerns about how you were going to get to your destination, but there are vital lessons from the FAA outage that CIOs can apply to their own risk management strategies.
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