What every CIO should know about the new ISO 27001:2013 framework
November, 2013, Karl Steinkamp, Director, PCI Product and Quality Assurance
Originally released in 2005, the ISO 27001 standard has recently been updated with additional guidelines for assessing risks within information management systems. These changes constitute the first revisions to the standard in eight years and have major implications for organizational compliance. With greater focus on risk ownership and continuous improvement, ISO 27001:2013 will require companies to formulate new risk management processes that incorporate procedures to ensure compliance. According to CSO magazine’s David Braue, these revisions in ISO 27001:2013 address the complex current security environment and incorporate necessary user feedback.
The Ponemon Institute 2013 Cost of Cyber Crime Study is out
November, 2013, Rick Dakin, CEO, Co-founder and Chief Security Strategist
Before anyone else conjures up the image of Steve Martin (in the Jerk) running down the street with the new phone book and declaring the obvious to all around him, let’s put this study in perspective. There is nothing new or unexpected in the 2013 study. We have had it confirmed that cybercrime is still a big issue and it costs all of us a lot of time and money to combat a growing list of criminals and terrorists.
2013 PCI SSC European Community Meeting Wrap-Up
November, 2013, Andrew Barratt, Managing Director, Europe
Matt Getzleman – PCI Practice Director, Dan Fritsche – Director, Solution Validation, Andrew Barratt - Managing Director UK, and Brian Pennington – Regional Sales Director, discuss the recent PCI SSC Community Meeting in Nice, France.