News of Google's $22.5 million settlement with the FTC has come and gone, yet privacy issues reflected in the case remain a concern. How should organizations react, and what steps should they take now?
One takeaway from the $1-billion-plus verdict against Android-maker Samsung for infringing Apple patents is that the users of infringed technology also could be held legally liable, patent attorney Jim Denaro says.
CSC's Sam Visner sees organizations, in growing numbers, thinking more intelligently about cloud computing, its security and architecture. Yet, he says, they're being very deliberate in their approach in adopting cloud computing.
By combining responsible management, risk management and compliance functions and internal audits, organizations will go far in securing their data and systems, says PricewaterhouseCoopers Partner Carolyn Holcomb.
People with good analytical backgrounds that understand regulatory compliance are in demand. Their counterparts - defenders of IT systems - will always be in demand.
"We need the tens of thousands that can manage those defenders and then we need 100,000 that are out there learning the trade, that are passionate...
Increasingly, security and risk issues have the attention of boards of directors. What are the keys to discussing these topics with the board? John South, CSO of Heartland Payment Systems, shares tips.