At a recent debt collection industry event I was asked numerous times: “Do I really need an SSAE 16?” Well, the answer to that question depends on the intention of the request. Read my blog post to learn what you need to know before pursuing an SSAE 16 audit.
Organizations are taking today’s data breach environment very seriously—to the point of reporting on security threat management efforts at the board level—because they understand the economic impact to their businesses, and more importantly to their brands. But should boards themselves be required to include at least one member with cybersecurity-specific expertise?
Yesterday I joined Dana Barrett for her Biz 1190 AM radio show. The primary topic of our conversation was the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA), which passed by 74-21 vote in the U.S. Senate last week. A bi-partisan bill, CISA is favored on both sides of the political fence, but outside of Washington opinion is mixed surrounding its ability to protect consumers’ privacy while providing actionable information.