Posts Tagged ‘information security and privacy convergence’

Don’t let differing authority levels damage info sec, privacy & compliance collaboration

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

I first realized the need for information security and legal compliance areas to closely collaborate on converging issues in the mid-1990’s while establishing the information security and privacy requirements for one of the first online banks. Over the past 5+ years I’ve been actively evangelizing through my 2-day classes, conference and meeting speeches, and many articles and other publications about the need for information security, privacy and legal compliance areas to collaborate, and pointing out the areas where these responsibilities converge.


Information Security and Privacy Convergence and Collaboration

Monday, October 6th, 2008

Effectively addressing and coordinating privacy and information security initiatives has moved to the top of the list for companies maintaining customer and employee information. However, there are often gaps in communication and collaboration between Privacy and Information Security activities.
These gaps create more complexity and bigger challenges for companies to handle, as well as putting the organization at greater risk for incidents, along with contractual and regulatory noncompliance.