Regulatory Reality:

August, 2010


August 25, 2010  4:07 PM

Are you GLBA compliant and ready for year-end?

David Schneier David Schneier Profile: David Schneier

Summer at home officially ended this morning as my children returned to school.  Beyond the fact that I consider it cruel and inhuman punishment to resume academic activities before Labor Day, it also serves as a wake-up call that we're well past mid-year on the traditional calendar and eying the...

August 16, 2010  2:43 PM

Data security risks in the new age of banking

David Schneier David Schneier Profile: David Schneier

Earlier this month, I blogged about my concerns regarding a drop-off in information security oversight by banking regulators. In this age of safety and soundness first, everything else is second, if at all.  It's more than a week later and I'm not feeling any better about things; as a matter of...

August 2, 2010  9:29 PM

Where’s the information security oversight?

David Schneier David Schneier Profile: David Schneier

We were watching a baseball game the other night when one of Microsoft's recent IE8 security commercials aired.  It's the one where a fictitious bank is set up and people off the street, deceived by its appearance, wind up turning over boat loads of personally identifiable information (PII)...


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