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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...
11
JUN
2016

Information Security Policy Lessons from Recent SEC Actions

Many financial services firms are currently building programs to comply with the information security requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). In this article we discuss some key information security policy and compliance lessons that organizations can learn...
31
MAY
2016

InformationShield – NetDiligence Alliance Aids Cyber Insurance

Houston, Texas – Information Shield and NetDiligence announced a strategic alliance to enhance information security options within the cyber insurance industry.  NetDiligence®  operates the ERiskHUB(TM), a platform that provides loss-mitigation and breach response solutions...
17
MAY
2016

SEC Affirms the Need for Custom Security Policies

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been increasing its focus on the cyber security program of registered firms. In a recent SEC action, the SEC has highlighted an important point:  That firms must show that they have worked to customize information security policies...
03
MAR
2016

Information Shield addresses SEC Information Security Requirements

Houston, Texas – Information Shield today announced that their latest information security product – ComplianceShield – can be used by clients to save time and money addressing security requirements from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC.) Since the...