Planning for a System Security Plan

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By Ron Stamp, NYSTEC Information Security Consultant

Many organizations today are involved with collecting and processing Personal Identifying Information (PII) or Personal Health Information (PHI). Because it’s crucial that such data is protected and handled properly, regulating agencies are requiring System Security Plans (SSPs) to be completed. Continue reading

Link: 10 Lessons Learned from a Security Breach

catena d'oroBack in 2014, JP Morgan was one of 12 financial institutions hacked by cybercriminals who stole personal information from more than 100 million customers. The hackers didn’t use the stolen data for identity theft. Instead, they used it to push penny stocks in what amounted to multimillion dollar “pump and dump” schemes.

Such high-profile crimes can be a wake-up call for businesses to reevaluate their cybersecurity protocols. See the 10 Lessons Learned from a Major Security Breach slideshow at CIO Insight.

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A Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Checklist

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As business processes and their supporting Information Technology (IT) systems become more important to public and private entities, the requirements for an effective Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery (BC/DR) program are becoming more critical. There are many factors to consider when developing an effective BC/DR program. The checklist below can help you get started. Continue reading