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Feds Buckle Down on Customer Information Security
In an effort to improve the state of consumer privacy, Federal Reserve Board, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the Office of the Comptroller of

office of information security and privacy  Corporation (FDIC) ,     the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) ,     and the Office of Thrift Supervision ,   on January last year announced that they have put together joint guidelines to safeguard confidential customer information. The guidelines, that took effect last July, implement section 501(b) of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) initiated by the Senate Banking Committee, and passed into law on November 4, 1999. This announcement had significant implications for online

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Study Shows: FBI Alienates Industry Security Experts


A comprehensive study done by TechnologyEvaluation.Com has shown that, for years the FBI has been alienating industry security experts. Some of the best industry security professionals want nothing to do with helping the FBI resolve cybercrime. Recently, one of the leading Department of Justice attorneys general, well-known for expertise in successfully prosecuting cybercrime, asked TechnologyEvaluation.Com why so many security and information technology professionals snub their noses at law enforcement agencies that exist to protect our nation's vital assets - private and public. TechnologyEvaluation.Com went behind the scenes to find o

office of information security and privacy  FBI's Wasington, D.C. headquarters office to investigate. The Director justified the case by presenting a considerable amount of evidence that supported $2-3million worth of damages. The domain that was hijacked was a very well known and lucrative domain name. A week after the incident, the Director met with the FBI and submitted the initial report. In the next 9 months, the only thing he heard was that according to the FBI agents, the work the director's team had done saved the FBI several months of Read More

Data, Data Everywhere: A Special Report on Managing Information


The quantity of information in the world is soaring. Merely keeping up with, and storing new information is difficult enough. Analyzing it, to spot patterns and extract useful information, is harder still. Even so, this data deluge has great potential for good—as long as consumers, companies, and governments make the right choices about when to restrict the flow of data, and when to encourage it. Find out more.

office of information security and privacy  the company changed its office layout and its work processes—and the project quickly got back on track. Needle in a haystack The uses of information about information AS DATA become more abundant, the main problem is no longer finding the information as such but laying one's hands on the relevant bits easily and quickly. What is needed is information about information. Librarians and computer scientists call it metadata. Information management has a long history. In Assyria around three millennia ago Read More

Making Gramm-Leach-Bliley Security Compliance Fast and Easy


Designed to improve consumer financial services, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) includes security provisions for protecting confidential electronic financial information. For the approximately 9,500 financial institutions affected, compliance can be complex and process-intensive. Learn about network security auditing and vulnerability management solutions that can make GLBA compliance faster and more cost-effective.

office of information security and privacy  National Credit Union Association Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Office of Thrift Supervision Secretary of the Treasury Securities and Exchange Commission Federal Trade Commission Organizations can comply with Gramm-Leach-Bliley security rules faster, easier and for less cost with the automated QualysGuard web service. This paper maps QualysGuard capabilities to specific requirements of the law, helping security managers to quickly understand a fast, easy and cost-effective compliance path. It Read More

Product Review: GFI's LANguard Network Security Scanner


Performing patch management is one of the most tedious chores that must be completed by network administrators. While there are many patch management tools available, they can be expensive, have sharp learning curves, or are not deployable across all software platforms. One third party solution, however, GFI LANguard Network Security Scanner, version 5, is an affordable option that can scan the network and deploy patches efficiently while looking for other potential security vulnerabilities.

office of information security and privacy  and even for Microsoft Office. It even has the ability to deploy patches for non-Microsoft products (although the need for such patches is not automatically detected). Although GFI LANguard is clearly superior to SUS, GFI recommends using GFI LANguard as a compliment to SUS rather than as an alternative to it. In fact, GFI has published a white paper that details the specifics of using SUS and GFI LANguard together. You can read this white paper at www.gfi.com/whitepapers/patch-management.pdf . Another Read More

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Ernst & Young Leads Big 5 in Security


Announcing an upgrade to its online security portal, Ernst & Young, takes the lead in big 5 security services.

office of information security and privacy  & Young Leads Big 5 in Security Ernst & Young Leads Big 5 in Security L. Taylor - May 19, 2000 Event Summary Announcing an upgrade to its online security portal, Ernst & Young is clearly out in front of the big five when it comes to security consulting services. Its newly expanded online portal, eSecurityOnline.Com, offers a multitude of resources including newsgroups, mailing lists, vulnerability and virus information, a listing of security service offerings, security training, a library, and much Read More

Information Builders


Information Builders has provided business intelligence (BI) and integration solutions to over 12,000 customers in its 30 years of operation. The vendor serves its 12,000 customers from forty-seven offices and twenty-six distributors worldwide, and is headquartered in New York, New York (US). Information Builders has specific solutions for various industries, including banking and financial, education, energy and utilities, media and publishing, retail, telecommunications, and government. In addition to providing software, the company also offers training and education, with customized Web-based courses.

office of information security and privacy  12,000 customers from forty-seven offices and twenty-six distributors worldwide, and is headquartered in New York, New York (US). Information Builders has specific solutions for various industries, including banking and financial, education, energy and utilities, media and publishing, retail, telecommunications, and government. In addition to providing software, the company also offers training and education, with customized Web-based courses. Read More

New Market for Security Insurance


Some insurance companies are now offering policies which protect companies against system, network, and website security losses. What do these policies offer corporations that they don't get in their standard General Liability Insurance Policy coverage?

office of information security and privacy  Market for Security Insurance Event Summary In light of the heightened exposure various companies are facing regarding website, network, and system security compromises, insurance brokers are jumping on the bandwagon, offering customized Security Insurance Polices that protect companies with information technology infrastructures against numerous risks not covered by their required standard corporate General Liability Insurance Policy. Some of the kinds of protections these policies cover are: Loss due Read More

Security Innovation


Security Innovation has been identifying application security risks for top software vendors and US government agencies since its inception. The company offers security services from application testing, to security code review, to auditing. Security Innovation was founded by a recognized authority in software security and is managed by software industry veterans and a team of experts that came from companies like Microsoft, Lockheed Martin, Harris Corporation, and IBM. The company is headquartered in Melbourne, FL (US) and has offices in Boston, MA and Bozeman, MT.

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Jeeves Information Systems


Jeeves Information Systems AB is a Sweden-based independent software vendor (ISV) that develops ERP systems for small and medium-sized companies in the manufacturing, commercial and service sectors. The company focuses on product development while sales are dealt with by 500 committed and professionals and consultants with industry specific skills within various business processes. Jeeves Information Systems AB collaborates with more than 70 partner locations in 15 countries, with partners being represented at 20 locations in Sweden alone. The company’s products are Jeeves Selected and Jeeves Universal, which are installed at more than 2,000 companies with over 20,000 users.

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Compaq, HP, IBM, Intel and Microsoft Create New PC Security Alliance


Five key vendors, Compaq, HP, IBM, Intel, and Microsoft have allied together to develop a new hardware and software specification for personal computer security. The alliance has set a goal of publishing a specification proposal by the second half of 2000. It remains to be seen what impact this will have on the rapidly increasing number of information security attacks.

office of information security and privacy  Elias Levy, Chief Technical Officer of Security Focus and moderator of the well-known Bugtraq security mailing list says, The alliance is a good idea and has potential. There is a great need to build security features into the basic structure of the computer and the operating system. Only when these features become universal will application writers start making use of them benefiting the end user. Although it is still too early to tell what the exact deliverables are that the alliance hopes to produce, Read More

Collaboration 2.0: Taking Collaboration to the Next Level: From the E-mail and Document-centric World of 'Enterprise 1.0' to the People-Centric World of Enterprise 2.0


Most business collaboration continues to be conducted via e-mail and shared folders, but forward-looking organizations are increasingly considering socially oriented and real-time collaboration solutions to instantly and seamlessly increase productivity between employees, suppliers, customers, and stakeholders. This white paper discusses new products, services, and technologies entering the enterprise collaboration space.

office of information security and privacy  2.0: Taking Collaboration to the Next Level: From the E-mail and Document-centric World of 'Enterprise 1.0' to the People-Centric World of Enterprise 2.0 Most business collaboration continues to be conducted via e-mail and shared folders, but forward-looking organizations are increasingly considering socially oriented and real-time collaboration solutions to instantly and seamlessly increase productivity between employees, suppliers, customers, and stakeholders. This white paper discusses new Read More

Data Security Is Less Expensive than Your Next Liability Lawsuit: Best Practices in Application Data Security


Insecure data. Heavy fines due to non-compliance. Loss of customers and reputation. It adds up to a nightmare scenario that businesses want to avoid at all costs. However, this nightmare is preventable: knowledge base-driven data security solutions can be critical tools for enterprises wanting to secure not only their data—but also their status in the marketplace.

office of information security and privacy  Security Is Less Expensive than Your Next Liability Lawsuit: Best Practices in Application Data Security Insecure data. Heavy fines due to non-compliance. Loss of customers and reputation. It adds up to a nightmare scenario that businesses want to avoid at all costs. However, this nightmare is preventable: knowledge base-driven data security solutions can be critical tools for enterprises wanting to secure not only their data—but also their status in the marketplace. Read More

The Future of Talent Management: Underlying Drivers of Change


The next generation of talent management practices and solutions will largely be driven by economic evolution, demographic changes, and technology advancements. These factors are dramatically influencing the way people work, the way companies are organized, and the way talent is managed. This paper explores how current business and talent management processes and technology must evolve in order to effectively deliver business value in the next 5 to 10 years.

office of information security and privacy  Future of Talent Management: Underlying Drivers of Change The next generation of talent management practices and solutions will largely be driven by economic evolution, demographic changes, and technology advancements. These factors are dramatically influencing the way people work, the way companies are organized, and the way talent is managed. This paper explores how current business and talent management processes and technology must evolve in order to effectively deliver business value in the next 5 Read More