Posts Tagged Computer security

Presentation: Helping Businesses Prepare for Computer Fraud and Data Breaches

Last night I had the wonderful opportunity to present to IMA – The Association of Accountants and Financial Professionals in Business on the topic of Helping Businesses Prepare for Computer Fraud and Data Breaches. Here are the presentation slides. I was really impressed with the quality of this event on many levels — these folks […]

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We Are The Biggest Security Risk To Our Companies

“We are the weakest link.” Wow, this is certainly the theme of the last few weeks — people are realizing that the biggest threat to companies’ security defenses are the people people inside the companies. You may recall that I discussed this issue in two blogs about this over the last couple of weeks: Guarding […]

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Guarding Against the Inside Job (Part 1 of 2)

“You are only as strong as your weakest link” It is becoming clear that the weakest link in most companies’ information security defenses is the people who work inside the company. The company must identify the most likely risks those people face, train them to minimize those risks, develop policies to protect against those risks, […]

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Personal Data Privacy and Security Act of 2011

On June 7, 2011 Senator Leahy introduced bill S. 1151 in the Senate called the Personal Data Privacy and Security Act of 2011, which is linked HERE. The stated purpose of the bill is as follows: To prevent and mitigate identity theft, to ensure privacy, to provide notice of security breaches, and to enhance criminal […]

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