IT Compliance Advisor:

Virtualization


January 13, 2012  7:44 PM

EPIC letter questions Google’s online consumer privacy



Posted by: Ben Cole
FTC compliance, Google, online consumer privacy

Just last April, Google Inc. settled Federal Trade Commission (FTC) charges that it used "deceptive tactics and violated its own privacy promises" to consumers when it launched

August 29, 2011  6:10 PM

Cloud Security Alliance seeks transparency over secrecy for compliance



Posted by: Fohlhorst
CIO, Cloud Security

The Cloud Security Alliance is launching a new program for gathering information on how cloud service providers are securing their services and meeting compliance initiatives. The CSA...


July 21, 2011  7:50 PM

What’s in a name? Why ’private‘ clouds may not be secure as you think



Posted by: Fohlhorst
CIO, Cloud Security, private clouds

Cloud is a word that has helped to misclassify IT operations. Throw the word private in front of cloud, and now you really have some confusion, especially when it comes to security. The problem is that the word cloud implies a nebulous entity that allows...


March 11, 2011  8:33 PM

Survey: Cloud computing puts IT at the forefront of business strategy



Posted by: Ben Cole
cloud compliance, Cloud computing, cloud strategy, cloud-based services

There is no doubt that cloud use is expanding, and its influence is starting to rear its head across several industries. For example, at a recent energy...


January 25, 2011  6:51 PM

Cloud computing services can turn compliance pain into compliance gain



Posted by: Fohlhorst
CIO, Cloud computing, compliance

Bound by what they feel are overly strict compliance regulations, many companies are shying away from cloud computing services. On the surface, their reasons for...


March 26, 2010  7:46 PM

Experts provide a scary peek into cloud computing security risks



Posted by: Linda Tucci
CIO, cloud computing security, risk management

The cloudiness of cloud computing security is already getting to be an old joke -- certainly, an overused headline. But it was no joke this week listening to the head of IT security at Boston College, the CISO of Brown University, a prominent Boston intellectual property lawyer and the CEO of a...


February 24, 2010  10:10 PM

CloudAudit.org 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...


January 28, 2010  8:59 PM

FTC roundtable examines cloud computing security, social media privacy



Posted by: GuyPardon
#FTCprivacy, Cloud computing, cloud computing privacy, cloud computing security, compliance, Federal Trade Commission, FTC, FTC compliance, online privacy

Technology can both enhance the lives of consumers and create significant privacy issues, said David Vladeck, head of the Bureau of Consumer Protection at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Speaking from the FTC’s second roundtable on online privacy at the University of California, Berkeley,...


January 5, 2010  6:47 PM

IT security and health care compliance resources to start 2010 strong



Posted by: GuyPardon
Cloud computing, compliance, Computer security, Federal government of the United States, Health care, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, healthcare compliance, HITECH, identity theft, Red Flags Rule, Security, SOX

Last week, we looked back at the top IT compliance management news stories of 2009. From tougher state data protection laws to compliance in the cloud, 2009 held plenty of IT compliance management...


December 8, 2009  12:39 PM

Yahoo adds online privacy tool ahead of expected FTC compliance rules



Posted by: GuyPardon
Advertising, behavioral marketing, behavioral targeting, compliance, Federal Trade Commission, FTC, Google, Internet marketing, Internet privacy, IT compliance, Jon Leibowitz, Microsoft, online privacy, Security, Yahoo, Yahoo and Microsoft

FTC compliance now means new rules for social media marketing. By next year, FTC compliance could also mean ensuring that online advertising doesn’t violate tougher consumer privacy...


Forgot Password

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an e-mail containing your password.

Your password has been sent to: