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February, 2010


February 26, 2010  6:37 PM

DoD releases new policy for the secure use of social media on NIPRNET

Posted by: GuyPardon
Department of Defense, military social media, policy for the secure use of social media, social media, social media compliance, social media policy, social media security

This afternoon, the Department of Defense (DoD) announced the release of its new policy for the secure use of social media. The policy officially recognizes that "Internet capabilities are integral to operations across the Department of Defense"...

February 24, 2010  10:10 PM to offer tools for verifying cloud computing compliance

Posted by: GuyPardon
Audit, Cloud computing, compliance audit, compliance in the cloud, IT compliance, regulatory compliance

The Automated Audit, Assertion, Assessment, and Assurance API (A6) working group is newly organized under the brand of CloudAudit. The stated goal of CloudAudit is to “provide a common interface that allows cloud providers to automate the Audit, Assertion, Assessment, and Assurance (A6) of their...

February 19, 2010  8:00 PM

Is continuous controls monitoring at the top of your GRC agenda?

Posted by: Linda Tucci
Automating compliance processes, compliance, Compliance framework software, Compliance reporting software, GRC

Is there a groundswell in business for using continuous controls monitoring to beef up corporate governance risk and compliance programs? Analysts and vendors have certainly launched a full-out campaign for its relevance. AMR Research Inc. in Boston named CCM one of the

February 1, 2010  8:30 PM

ISO 31000, Tom Peters and preparing for the upside of risk

Posted by: Linda Tucci

In my interviews for last week’s piece on the new ISO 31000 risk-management standard, risk expert Brian Barnier pointed out that one of the standard’s salient features is its concept of risk. ISO...

February 1, 2010  5:38 PM

Clear advice on cloud computing security and compliance

Posted by: GuyPardon

Phil Cox, a contributor to, recently shared some advice that will be helpful to those faced with understanding the challenges of cloud compliance. In his tip, he focuses on...

February 1, 2010  3:08 PM

Regulatory compliance predictions for 2010: More regulations, new tech

Posted by: GuyPardon

When it comes to technology predictions, there are a few certainties: Apple will grab the world’s attention with a new product, the


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