so… I am hosting a moving sale at my house this weekend, and I decided to take credit cards. I purchased a Square credit card reader. After rethinking this, I wondered how secure the gadget is and was happily surprised to learn that all data is encrypted and that they are PCI compliant!
Do you use the ” square”? How does it work for you?
Today’s conference breakfast sponsored by MegaPath and Fortinet covers risk, compliance and security. Beginning in the 2000’s cybercrime from organized cyber-gangs to the sale of serviced such as bonnet rentals, malware distribution and technical support via social networks has become increasingly more complex!
Threats (advanced, persistent threats) are out there… And not just for notoriety, but for financial gain. What can be done to decrease your exposure to these risks? Malicious activity can occur within trusted applications…
Navigating the security landscape: connection security; application security and content security. Determine what your needs are - don’t let a vendor tell you what they are! whatever your needs, make sure you have complete content protection… Layer your security so that if one layer misses a threat another will catch it. The earlier you block the threat, the easier it is to control.
Look at all of your third party solutions (fixing one problem at a time) and try to consolidate… Most solutions (even from the same company) are not integrated.
Main thing to keep in mind: do what makes sense for your company! Review your environment and take the appropriate steps to mitigate risk based on your risk tolerance.
What things do you do to secure your company’s data?
The latest draft of the next version of ISACA’s governance of enterprise IT framework—the COBIT 5 Framework—is provided here for your review and feedback. This foundational COBIT volume introduces the following that combine to provide a comprehensive, effective framework to support the governance and management of enterprise information and related technology:
The primary objective of this exposure is to obtain public input and comment regarding the completeness, quality and value of the development work undertaken. Please complete the short survey questionnaire below to provide your feedback on the work completed to extend, improve and advance ISACA guidance in this area. This online questionnaire will remain open until 31 July 2011.
So, I usually don’t get into highly televised court cases; however, sometimes it is impossible to miss… The Casey Anthony verdict came out at 2:15pm EST today - see this Blog (thanks @CNN) for details.
What do you think about this verdict - did the jury get it wrong?