Posted on September 10th, 2009 No comments
PGP Corporation, a global leader in enterprise data protection, has announced the results of its inaugural annual study by The Ponemon Institute, identifying the steps French organisations are taking in order to safeguard their confidential data. The 2009 Annual Study: France Enterprise Encryption Trends study, which polled 414 IT security professionals at enterprises and public sector organisations, found that 67 percent of French organisations have been hit by at least one data breach incident within the last year, with 18 percent having been hit by more than five incidents.
Posted on June 4th, 2009 No comments
Is it justifiable to implement a less secure technology if employees’ jobs are preserved in the process? GuestView PCI Columnist David Taylor has noticed a “protectionism” trend when it comes to the outsourcing of payment management for the purpose of reducing PCI compliance scope.”We’re talking about companies opting to store and manage more credit card and other confidential data than necessary, and we suspect protecting jobs in technology, compliance and finance is the main reason for this,” Taylor writes. “But is this necessarily bad?”
Rethinking Payment Security Outsourcing