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August 26, 2013  7:05 PM

GRC, big data require law firms to reexamine information governance



Posted by: Ben Cole
CIO, compliance audit, compliance management, cyber security, data breaches, data protection, data security and storage, e-discovery, information governance, Information security, Law, Law firm

Big data presents numerous data governance challenges: Regulatory compliance, information security and risk management and are all complicated by the amount of data generated by the average business today. Law firms are very affected by this exponential data growth and the increased

August 10, 2012  6:36 PM

As IT reliance expands, data management and security lapses loom



Posted by: Ben Cole
CIO, cyber security, data protection, GRC

Data management and security could create huge problems in our increasingly-connected world, as two recent events have made evident: Earlier this month, a


December 13, 2010  4:05 PM

WikiLeaks shows how better compliance technology can protect data



Posted by: Fohlhorst
CIO, data protection, IT compliance, Wikileaks

The latest WikiLeaks debacle hopefully pounds home the point to corporate IT shops why


September 20, 2010  3:02 PM

Visibility the key to meeting compliance standards and data protection



Posted by: Fohlhorst
CIO, compliance standards, data protection

As IT managers struggle to meet the latest compliance standards, there is one challenge that remains constant: knowing what types of data you have and which subset of that data must be protected, and bringing in the appropriate


August 21, 2009  4:10 PM

Clarifying mobile encryption requirements for 201 CMR 17.00 compliance



Posted by: GuyPardon
201 CMR 17.00, business, Chief information officer, CIO, compliance, data protection, encryption, IT compliance, Mobile phone, Open source, Personally identifiable information

When I reported on amendments to the Massachusetts data protection law earlier this week, one of the comments that undersecretary of consumer affairs Barbara Anthony made was a point of interest...


August 20, 2009  6:09 PM

Amended Massachusetts data protection act focuses on risk management



Posted by: SarahCortes
201 CMR 17.00, compiance, consumer protection, data protection, Federal Trade Commission, FTC, Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, Information security, IT compliance, Massachusetts’ Data Privacy Law, privacy, regulation, risk management, Security

As Alexander Howard reported earlier today, the Massachusetts data protection law has been amended. The revised data privacy regulations -- 201 CMR 17.00, “Standards for the Protection of Personal...


August 17, 2009  9:22 PM

201 CMR 17 FAQ: Updates to Massachusetts data protection law



Posted by: GuyPardon
201CMR17, compliance, data protection, encryption, FTC, Information privacy, Information security, Personally identifiable information, privacy, Security

Earlier today, the Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation (OCABR) issued an update to 201.CMR.17, the


May 18, 2009  4:51 PM

What will compliance with the Massachusetts data protection act mean?



Posted by: GuyPardon
201CMR17, data protection, Information privacy, Law, MA data protection law, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Senate, privacy, regulatory compliance, Security

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


May 6, 2009  4:32 PM

Red Flags Rule delay reveals troubling pattern developing



Posted by: Scot Petersen
data leakage, data protection, FTC, MA data protection law, PCI, Red Flag Rule

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...


March 13, 2009  8:54 PM

Coming: State privacy laws run amok



Posted by: Scot Petersen
compliance, conference, data protection, encryption, governance, MA data protection law, regulatory compliance, risk management

As business owners are preparing for the new Massachusetts data protection law, also known as 201 CMR 17: Standards for The Protection of Personal Information of Residents of the...


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