Posts Tagged ‘security benchmark’

Compliance and Information Security: Common Sense Confirmed

Thursday, July 26th, 2007

So many times I’ve heard business leaders complain that the data protection requirements within the multiple laws and regulations only hurt business; that they are not necessary and have no true impact on really protecting data…they are just bureaucratic hoops forced upon businesses to placate the politicians’ constituents by lawmakers who know nothing about the nuts and bolts of implementing information security…and that the cost of compliance is only hurts the business’ bottom line.


New Benchmark Research Report Released Today from IT Policy Compliance (ITPC): “Taking Action to Protect Sensitive Data”

Wednesday, March 7th, 2007

Today IT Policy Compliance released a new benchmark research report, “Taking Action to Protect Sensitive Data.”
I had the great oppportunity to not only have a sneak peak at the report, but also to speak yesterday about the report with Jim Hurley, the Managing Director for IT Policy Compliance who authored the report, and Heriot Prentice, Director of Technology at The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) which is one of the sponsors for the IT Policy Compliance site.