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May, 2009


May 29, 2009  4:21 PM

White House releases cybersecurity report on cyberspace policy

GuyPardon Guy Pardon Profile: GuyPardon

Earlier today, the White House released a long-awaited cybersecurity report, including a video (below) featuring commentary and perspective from officials and experts: [kml_flashembed...

May 27, 2009  4:51 PM

Zero liability limits legal recourse for PCI data breach violations

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May 21, 2009  4:11 PM

Watch that carbon footprint: Running a sustainable business

Scot Petersen Scot Petersen Profile: Scot Petersen

Get used to it. Regardless of what you may think about Al Gore or climate change, if you are running a business you are going to have to start paying attention to your carbon footprint. Governments and businesses around the world already think quite a bit about it. Tough, enforceable regulations...


May 18, 2009  4:51 PM

What will compliance with the Massachusetts data protection act mean?

GuyPardon Guy Pardon Profile: GuyPardon

A bill being discussed in the Massachusetts Senate proposes major changes to MA GL 93H, the Data Breach Notification Act. These changes could in turn result in revisions to

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May 18, 2009  12:58 PM

Podcast: OWASP’s Hess on security and compliance in the cloud

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Georg HessToday’s episode features an interview with Georg...


May 11, 2009  3:35 PM

Understanding the risk of penalties for violating data privacy laws

SarahCortes Sarah Cortes Profile: SarahCortes

The "Massachusetts Data Privacy Law? We call it 'the toothless wonder,'" laughed one smug senior technology executive from a prominent high-tech firm at a MIT industry gathering April 30 in Cambridge, Mass. But not everyone is laughing. In April 2008,

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May 6, 2009  4:32 PM

Red Flags Rule delay reveals troubling pattern developing

Scot Petersen Scot Petersen Profile: Scot Petersen

May 1 passed without the raising of the Red Flags: The Federal Trade Commission announced a delay in the enforcement of the Red Flags Rule, which requires companies to come up with programs to detect and...


May 6, 2009  11:16 AM

New on our compliance blogroll: Think Privacy

GuyPardon Guy Pardon Profile: GuyPardon

We noticed a new blogger joined ITKE this May Day: Matthew Barach, Esq. CIPP/G.

As his bio notes, Barach, is the founder of

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May 5, 2009  6:03 PM

A certified security professional is not a compliance guarantee

Scot Petersen Scot Petersen Profile: Scot Petersen

Compliance and security consultant and TechTarget contributor Kevin Beaver checked in about the Cybersecurity Act of 2009, aka the kill-switch bill. He agrees with some other experts I've talked...


May 5, 2009  12:37 PM

Podcast: HITECH Act adds new compliance requirements, penalties

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Rebecca HeroldThe

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