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Balance between Privacy, cybersecurity, and compliance is not there yet
How many enterprises are compliant with all mandated security and privacy requirements
There is a misconception that privacy and security are in conflict with each other, and thats not true. Privacy purists often think that cybersecurity tools track a lot of personal data and invade privacy.
There now is an evolution of the privacy community, driven by significant data breaches. Lots of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) has made its way into the Dark Web, thanks to some of the huge data breaches of the past few years, so much so that the price of Social Security numbers has dropped considerably. Unless organizations are required to implement security, the fight to protect privacy wont be won. Thats been a shift over the last five or so years. When that happens, there will be a much better relationship between the privacy community and the security industry, and this will spill over into rules and regulations.
Thre should be a set of federal mandates that are designed to level the privacy playing field when it comes to consent but at the same time obligating organizations of all sizes to take privacy seriously.
GDPR is a good start because it provides a good roadmap on how to think from a privacy point of view.Balance between Privacy, cybersecurity, and compliance is not there yet
Top 10 Technologies 2019
Top 10 Technology Trends 2019 and Beyond according to Janco
Janco has identified 10 technologies with the potential to make the greatest impact on business operations, customer interactions, and can create business opportunities. Staffing will be the constraining factor.
- Top 10 Technologies 2019
New Productivity Tool - IT Governance Infrastructure, Strategy, and Charter Template
IT Governance key to productivity
With the explosion of technology into every facet of the day-to-day business environment there is a need to define an effective infrastructure to support operating environment; have a strategy for the deployment and technology; and clearly define responsibilities and accountabilities for the use and application of technology.
Janco has created a framework which is easily applied and cover everything from day-to-day IT activities to change control and version management. In addition, you have the option to purchase this offering with 24 months of update service.New Productivity Tool - IT Governance Infrastructure, Strategy, and Charter Template
Companies now depeding on selected cloud providers
How to Guide for Cloud Processing and Outsourcing provides everything that is needed to select a vendor, enter into an agreement, and manage the relationship
Many businesses are doing more in the cloud these days. It has some good and bad points, like being locked into various vendors has they have done in the past. It is important for business leaders to actually learn rather than just keep moving on to the new thing.
- Companies now depeding on selected cloud providers
IoT - IT Infrastructure Policies and Procedures
What security issues associated with IoT security devices, network, and back-end. All of them are potential targets, and they all require attention, according to Forrester principal analyst Merritt Maxim. Right now, devices are getting the bulk of the attention the huge number of different manufacturers, some of whom havent worked very hard to make their products secure, makes device-level IoT security problematic.IoT Security