In an effort to beef up internal controls and data security, service organizations have sought out SAS 70 reports to demonstrate their level of compliance. When businesses choose to outsource critical processes, the SAS 70 (Statement of Auditing Standards No. 70) helps them … [Read more...] about EXPERT ADVICE Data Security in an Outsourced World: Who Needs a SAS 70?
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2009 was the first year since 2005 that the number of data breach incidents recorded actually dropped. If that makes you feel a little more secure -- there is a counter side. The same site reports on personal records that have been exposed: 220 million records in 2009 as compared … [Read more...] about EXPERT ADVICE E-Commerce Data Security 2010: Learning From 2009’s Debacles
In the wake of a string of high profile data breaches reported by banks, retailers and credit card companies, a U.S. House panel on Thursday approved a bill drafted to protect consumers from identity theft and credit card fraud.The House Financial Services Committee cleared the … [Read more...] about Data Security Bill Sparks Privacy, Technological Concerns
Identity theft, a cyber-crime causing inestimable damage for scores of ordinary citizens, has prompted passage of the federal FACT Act Identity Theft Red Flags Rule, issued this year. Part of the 2003 Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act, the rule aims to combat the scourge … [Read more...] about The Art of Data Management Compliance, Part 2: Guarding Against Theft
Data management rules and regulations have become a major concern for businesses, due in large part to increasing oversight that often requires organizations to invest in new technologies in order to address compliance issues.However, the promise of enterprise technologies as a … [Read more...] about The Art of Data Management Compliance, Part 3: Executing Processes