Blogs from Industry Experts
In my travels, I've had the privilege of meeting many, very interesting people. I was recently in Napa Valley, CA and ran into a woman whose specialty is fraud prevention. Wow - her stories were amazing! The cunning and the lengths people go to to commit fraud are mind-boggling - like knowing the laws and regs well enough to be able to skim money just below the limit where, what she was taking wouldn't be noticed unless someone looked very closely.
The reason I bring this up
Bang, Bang, Bang. No, that's not an opening scene of a gangster movie. It's my head banging against the wall in frustration. Over what, you ask? The fact that, even though an organization clearly falls under some law or regulation (as in they store credit cards or retain healthcare information), some people in selected organizations don't think the laws and regulations apply to them. They're in total denial that they have compliance requirements that need to be addressed. How can this be?
Updated 04-12-2010 at 04:36 PM by D.Uptmor
Welcome to my first blog posting. As I write this from a Starbucks ... not in my native Seattle ... but in London, I can confirm that the security issues faced in the States are the same as those faced in other countries. Growing government and industry regulation over the use and protection of data is a common theme wherever I go. The need for good security practices is permeating all industries in all countries around the world. And so this discussion begins. I hope to offer