Compliance - Infoworld http://www.infoworld.com/t/1965 en Where PCI compliance fails: Security testing, network monitoring http://www.infoworld.com/t/security-standards/where-pci-compliance-fails-security-testing-network-monitoring-235948?source=rss_compliance <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/cash_register.jpg" alt="Where PCI compliance fails: Security testing, network monitoring" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: shuchun ke</p></em></div> Networking Security Compliance Network Monitoring Intrusion Detection Network Security Security Standards Vulnerability Assessment Fri, 07 Feb 2014 19:57:46 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 235948 at http://www.infoworld.com Cloud-based app suite takes aim at e-discovery speed and cost http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/cloud-based-app-suite-takes-aim-e-discovery-speed-and-cost-229689?source=rss_compliance <p>A company that helps enterprises through e-discovery will give customers new tools to streamline the process and cut costs.</p> <p>Kroll Ontrack is bringing several features together under Ediscovery.com, a site that enterprises will be able to use as a one-stop shop for managing the e-discovery process. The new apps will also offer greater automation. In doing so, the company plans to turn e-discovery from an art to a science, according to Kroll President and CEO Dean Hager.</p> Cloud Computing Compliance Data Discovery SaaS Tue, 29 Oct 2013 11:55:36 +0000 admin 229689 at http://www.infoworld.com IBM says SEC is investigating how it reports cloud revenues http://www.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/ibm-says-sec-investigating-how-it-reports-cloud-revenues-223843?source=rss_compliance <p>IBM is the subject of a probe by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission into how it reports revenue related to its cloud computing business, the vendor revealed Wednesday.</p> <p>"In May 2013, IBM learned that the SEC is conducting an investigation into how IBM reports cloud revenue," the company said in a <a href="http://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/51143/000110465913058041/a13-13617_110q.htm">filing with the SEC</a>. "IBM is cooperating with the SEC in this matter."</p> Cloud Computing The Industry Standard IBM Compliance Internet Private Cloud Startups Wed, 31 Jul 2013 20:58:36 +0000 admin 223843 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft's cloud licensing sets up a compliance nightmare http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-explosion/microsofts-cloud-licensing-sets-compliance-nightmare-221251?source=rss_compliance <p>On the list of items that IT pros would rather never have to think about, software licensing takes a close second behind <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-explosion/beyond-backup-5-other-needs-world-backup-day-215458">backups</a>. Holding frequent license compliance checks and ensuring that licensing is purchased as it's needed is frequently a challenging, time-consuming process. All too often, these tasks are neglected, leaving many enterprises open to substantial legal liability.</p> Applications Cloud Computing Data Center Data Explosion Microsoft Microsoft Exchange Compliance Collaboration Software Managed Services Email Software Software Licensing SaaS Office Software IDG Insider Mon, 24 Jun 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Matt Prigge 221251 at http://www.infoworld.com The ticking time bomb known as cloud forensics http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/the-ticking-time-bomb-known-cloud-forensics-214229?source=rss_compliance <p>We've seen the news reports with carloads of FBI agents, windbreakers and all, rushing into a business to seize paper records and servers. The evidence is analyzed later to prove a crime using computer forensics. However, the more likely use of computer forensics will be requirements around lawsuits: accounting records, emails, transaction data, and so on, all used to tell a story that will benefit either the plaintiff or the defense.</p> Applications Cloud Computing Compliance Cloud Storage Federal Regulations Fri, 15 Mar 2013 10:00:00 +0000 David Linthicum 214229 at http://www.infoworld.com Update: HP's Autonomy acquisition under investigation in the UK http://www.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/update-hps-autonomy-acquisition-under-investigation-in-the-uk-214334?source=rss_compliance <p>Hewlett-Packard's purchase of Autonomy is under investigation by the U.K. Serious Fraud Office, the company said in a regulatory filing ahead of its annual meeting where there are expected to be challenges to the re-election of Chairman Ray Lane and two board members.</p> The Industry Standard Hewlett-Packard (HP) Compliance Federal Regulations M&A Tue, 12 Mar 2013 11:35:34 +0000 admin 214334 at http://www.infoworld.com When is your data not your data? When it's in the cloud http://www.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/when-your-data-not-your-data-when-its-in-the-cloud-213988?source=rss_compliance <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Cloud_Security_hp.jpg" alt="Google" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Think the <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/t/cloud-storage/cloud-storage-booming-trouble-brewing-191818">data you upload to a cloud storage site is private</a>? Not necessarily.</p> Cloud Computing Storage The Industry Standard Compliance Cloud Security Cloud Storage Federal Regulations Encryption Internet Privacy Thu, 07 Mar 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Bill Snyder 213988 at http://www.infoworld.com EU punished Microsoft for its history, not its crime http://www.infoworld.com/t/government/eu-punished-microsoft-its-history-not-its-crime-214019?source=rss_compliance <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Microsoft_hp.jpg" alt="EU punished Microsoft for its history, not its crime" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>When news broke early on Wednesday morning that <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/microsoft-windows/microsoft-fined-731-million-european-commission-213963">Microsoft had been fined more than $730 million by the European Commission</a> for o Microsoft Compliance Government Thu, 07 Mar 2013 11:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 214019 at http://www.infoworld.com E.U. to Microsoft: Brother, can you spare a dime? http://www.infoworld.com/t/cringely/eu-microsoft-brother-can-you-spare-dime-213986?source=rss_compliance <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/code_gavel_hp_0.jpg" alt="EU to Microsoft: Brother, can you spare a dime?" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>The E.U.</p> Application Development Microsoft Windows Windows 7 Compliance Cringely Federal Regulations Microsoft Windows Cyber Crime Web Browsers Wed, 06 Mar 2013 19:18:47 +0000 Robert X. Cringely 213986 at http://www.infoworld.com Tech groups question new do-not-track bill http://www.infoworld.com/t/internet-privacy/tech-groups-question-new-do-not-track-bill-213752?source=rss_compliance <p>New legislation in the U.S. Senate that would allow Internet users to tell companies to stop tracking them is unnecessary and could slow e-commerce growth, some tech groups said.</p> Security The Industry Standard Compliance Federal Regulations Internet Privacy Fri, 01 Mar 2013 20:40:31 +0000 admin 213752 at http://www.infoworld.com IT certifications can't measure capability http://www.infoworld.com/d/open-source-software/it-certifications-cant-measure-capability-213660?source=rss_compliance <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 190px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/diploma.jpg" alt="IT certifications can't measure capability" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: iStockphoto</p></em></div> Open Source Software Compliance IT Training Open Source Software Fri, 01 Mar 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Simon Phipps 213660 at http://www.infoworld.com HP faces shareholder revolt over Autonomy purchase http://www.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/hp-faces-shareholder-revolt-over-autonomy-purchase-213573?source=rss_compliance <p>An investor advisor group is asking shareholders of Hewlett-Packard not to re-elect two long-standing board members and to oppose the ratification of the company's audit firm in connection with the continuing controversy over the company's purchase of Autonomy.</p> <p>HP met with shareholder groups this week, though it is not clear whether there has been a resolution on the issues, a source said.</p> The Industry Standard Hewlett-Packard (HP) Compliance Technology Business Wed, 27 Feb 2013 12:45:25 +0000 admin 213573 at http://www.infoworld.com Why you should sign the phone-unlocking petition right now http://www.infoworld.com/d/consumerization-of-it/why-you-should-sign-the-phone-unlocking-petition-right-now-213114?source=rss_compliance <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/iPhone_Security_hp.jpg" alt="Google" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>The headlines have been fearmongering at their worst, claiming that a recent Library of Congress ruling made the unlocking of smartphones purchased after Jan. 26 illegal. It didn't.</p> Consumerization of IT Mobile Technology The Industry Standard Compliance DRM Federal Regulations Smartphones Fri, 22 Feb 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Galen Gruman 213114 at http://www.infoworld.com 13 IT security myths debunked http://www.infoworld.com/d/security/13-it-security-myths-debunked-213017?source=rss_compliance <p>They're security myths, oft-repeated and generally accepted notions about IT security that ... simply aren't true.</p> <p><a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2012/021412-security-myths-256109.html" target="_blank">As we did a year ago</a>, we've asked security professionals to share their favorite "security myths" with us. Here are 13 of them (if you'd prefer to zip through a slideshow version of this, click <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/slideshow/86918/13-of-the-biggest-security-myths-busted.html" target="_blank">here</a>).</p> Security Compliance Anti-virus Application Security Cyber Crime Malware Vulnerability Assessment Tue, 19 Feb 2013 12:59:08 +0000 admin 213017 at http://www.infoworld.com The iPad revolution is coming to a hospital near you http://www.infoworld.com/d/consumerization-of-it/the-ipad-revolution-coming-hospital-near-you-211472?source=rss_compliance <div id="image" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/ipad-doctor.jpg" alt="Health care, the iPad, and why HIPAA is no barrier" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em></em><p align="right"><em>Credit: Reuters</em></p></div> Applications Consumerization of IT Security The Industry Standard Compliance E-health Federal Regulations iPad Risk Management Mobile Apps Fri, 25 Jan 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Galen Gruman 211472 at http://www.infoworld.com Lynch declares innocence in open letter to HP board, HP fires back http://www.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/lynch-declares-innocence-in-open-letter-hp-board-hp-fires-back-207874?source=rss_compliance <p>The feud between Autonomy founder Mike Lynch and Hewlett-Packard's leadership over alleged accounting fraud at the software vendor has intensified, with Lynch declaring his innocence in an open letter to the company's board and HP quickly returning fire.</p> Applications The Industry Standard Hewlett-Packard (HP) Compliance SaaS Computer Hardware Technology Business Tue, 27 Nov 2012 19:49:05 +0000 admin 207874 at http://www.infoworld.com The race toward compliance is 'not optimal' http://www.infoworld.com/t/compliance/the-race-toward-compliance-not-optimal-205815?source=rss_compliance <p>According to our tenth annual Global Information Security Survey, conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers, many of the 12,052 business and technology execs surveyed reported that IT security spending is justified by legal and regulatory demands.</p> Compliance Federal Regulations Security Management IDG Insider Fri, 26 Oct 2012 16:35:37 +0000 admin 205815 at http://www.infoworld.com Download the PCI Compliance Deep Dive Report http://www.infoworld.com/d/security/download-the-pci-compliance-deep-dive-report-204655?source=rss_compliance <p>One of the most important industrywide computer standards, PCI is also one of the most specific, comprehensive, and prescriptive. Any IT professional who wants to establish a benchmark state of security satisfaction can do so by implementing PCI. This Deep Dive by InfoWorld contributing editor Roger Grimes, a leading authority on enterprise security, provides the essential details.</p> <p>This Deep Dive report covers the broad tenets of PCI, as well as the finer details, how PCI compliance fits into the bigger enterprise security picture, and how to survive a PCI audit.</p> Security Compliance Security Standards IDG Insider Fri, 12 Oct 2012 10:00:00 +0000 uphan 204655 at http://www.infoworld.com Ad industry to Web: Trust us, we're lying http://www.infoworld.com/t/cringely/ad-industry-web-trust-us-were-lying-204537?source=rss_compliance <p>The battle over the Do Not Track standard called for by the FTC last year and currently being wrangled over by privacy wonks and the ad industry apparently <a href="http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1012/81988.html" target="_blank">isn't going so well</a>. Simple reason? Privacy wonks want Do Not Track (DNT) to actually let people avoid being tracked; the ad industry, not so much.</p> Security Compliance Cringely E-commerce Internet Privacy Wed, 10 Oct 2012 18:05:10 +0000 Robert X. Cringely 204537 at http://www.infoworld.com Good IT architecture means knowing when to take control http://www.infoworld.com/t/enterprise-architecture/good-it-architecture-means-knowing-when-take-control-195909?source=rss_compliance <p>Should the management of your IT architecture be centralized or decentralized?</p> <p>Last week's Advice Line took the position that <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/t/enterprise-architecture/your-it-architecture-code-195292">ETAM (enterprise technical architecture management) is a regulatory function</a>, and that this is a good thing. Regulation is, in other words, what businesses call compliance, and IT calls enforcing standards. While it might not be obvious, ETAM-as-regulator and decentralized ETAM are one and the same.</p> Enterprise Architecture Compliance IT Strategy Enterprise Architecture Wed, 20 Jun 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Bob Lewis 195909 at http://www.infoworld.com