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17
NOV
2013

Information Security Policies for PCI-DSS V3

The PCI Security Standards Council just released Version 3.0 of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS), the set of requirements for protecting credit card data.  The update had some significant changes, including a greater focus on third-party information...
11
SEP
2012

Information Classification – The Link between Security and Privacy

Most of the attention focused on information security today surrounds the public data breach. Almost daily we hear a new report about hundreds or thousands of records of personal information being improperly disclosed.  In fact, it is the loss of private data that drives most of...
11
JAN
2011

Five Reasons Why Security Policies Don’t Get Implemented

This article will explore five serious problems preventing information security policies from being implemented, even though these policies may have been written with the best of intentions. Cutting across all five of these causative factors is a theme involving a lack of...
26
JAN
2009

PCI Policy Compliance Using Information Security Policies

Many organizations are building or updating written information security policies in response to the newly updated Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). In this paper we describe how Information Shield security policy products can be used to save time and money...
09
DEC
2007

Regulatory Requirements for Information Security Policies

Some organizations still receive little management support or funding for a sound information security policy program. Within the last several years, however, numerous federal, state and international regulations have been passed that require the protection of information. Many...