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February 17, 2014
Experts differed over whether the NIST cybersecurity framework provides critical infrastructure firms with the tools to defend themselves.
October 30, 2008
Ernst & Young's 2008 Global Information Security Survey finds both positive and negative trends in information security depending on how you look at the numbers.
January 16, 2006
The man in charge of information security at a Massachusetts insurance company explains how he built up the company's IT defenses from the top down.
October 20, 2005
It's difficult for most organizations to cope with today's multitude of compliance regulations, but an expert at Information Security Decisions said security frameworks may be the answer.
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Expert Joseph Granneman details the MEHARI risk management framework and compares it to the ISO 27000 and NIST 800 series. Continue Reading
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Expert Mike Chapple details the ISO 27001 certification and why achieving it may not make an organization Safe Harbor compliant. Continue Reading
Learn the difference between ISO 27001 and ISO 27002, and how the latter can be used to build an infosec program. Continue Reading
Three organizations reveal how they use a combination of frameworks such as COBIT or ISO 27001 along with GRC tools satisfy overlapping industry and federal regulatory demands. Continue Reading
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Expert Joe Granneman introduces several IT security frameworks and standards, and offers advice on choosing the right one for your organization. Continue Reading
Mike Chapple clarifies the difference between ISO 27001 certification and HIPAA and HITECH compliance. Continue Reading
Struggling to develop an ISO implementation plan? Expert Charles Denyer offers advice on getting started with an enterprise ISO implementation. Continue Reading