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14
JAN
2020

New Cybersecurity Certification Validates Program Maturity

Information Shield program enables any organization to validate cybersecurity practices HOUSTON, January 10, 2019 – Information Shield today announced the release of the Information Shield™ Cyber Certification.   This new program dramatically reduces the time and cost of...
25
SEP
2019

Information Shield Simplifies US-CSF Compliance

Compliance platform update streamlines Tier 3 compliance with the US Cyber Security Framework Information Shield – a leading provider of cyber security compliance software – today announced a new Control Baseline for the US Cyber Security Framework (US-CSF).   This new...
19
JUN
2019

Sarbanes-Oxley for Cyber Security? It’s already here.

Formal Management Accountability for Cyber Security has Arrived. Organizations need to be prepared.
04
APR
2019

GDPR: Controller or Processor?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is already having more impact on data privacy than perhaps any regulation in history. Because of its broad reach and heavy fines (up to 4% of revenue), GDPR is forcing every organization that collects personal data to examine its...
15
JAN
2019

Policy Library Updates for CCPA Compliance

Information Shield today announced that the ComplianceShield Common Policy Library (CPL) has been updated with new sample data privacy policies that support the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) of 2018.   In addition to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the...
10
JAN
2019

Privacy Policies for California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) Compliance

California recently passed the most strict state-level privacy law designed to protect consumer data.   The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) puts some new restrictions on how organizations must interact with customers.   In this article we describe the key...
05
MAY
2017

Information Shield Simplifies NY DFS Cyber Law Compliance

New “IT Security Made Easy” platform automates key compliance requirements of new DFS cyber data protection law May 4, 2017 – Information Shield – a leading provider of IT security compliance software – announced support for the new NYS Department of Financial...
20
APR
2017

Simplify Compliance with new ACC Security Controls

Attorneys Create New Control Framework The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), which represents over 42,000 in-house counsel across 85 countries, recently released a new control model to help organizations interact with outside parties when dealing with sensitive information....
15
SEP
2016

Shadow IT – Security Policy Pillars

Many of our Information Shield customers are asking how to address “Shadow IT” within their information security policy programs.    In this article we will identify the common risks with unapproved IT devices and services and how to address them in your governance...
23
AUG
2016

Third Party Vendor Security – Regulatory Drivers

Third Party Vendors and Data Breaches So the bad news is sinking in.   Data breach reports are showing that significant information security risk can lie with third party vendors.  Starting with the now-famous Home Depot breach, a steady stream of breaches have been reported that...