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Understanding BC, resilience standards and how to comply

Follow these nine steps to first identify relevant business continuity and resilience standards and, second, launch a successful compliance program at your organization.

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  • risk assessment

    Risk assessment is the identification of hazards that could negatively impact an organization's ability to conduct business.

  • PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard)

    The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a widely accepted set of policies and procedures intended to optimize the security of credit, debit and cash card transactions and protect cardholders against misuse of their personal information.

  • risk management

    Risk management is the process of identifying, assessing and controlling threats to an organization's capital and earnings.

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Regulatory compliance needs

Find the latest information, news and resources that CIOs and other IT professionals use to asses regulatory compliance needs. Learn which compliance regulations apply to which industries, including which systems are affected.

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  • risk assessment

    Risk assessment is the identification of hazards that could negatively impact an organization's ability to conduct business.

  • COSO cube

    The COSO cube is a diagram that shows the relationship among all parts of an internal control system.

  • PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard)

    The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a widely accepted set of policies and procedures intended to optimize the security of credit, debit and cash card transactions and protect cardholders against misuse of their personal information.

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Compliance software and solutions

As compliance has become a priority for organizations of all sizes, the regulatory compliance software and solutions market has grown to meet the increasing need. Learn more about evaluating compliance software and solutions with news, advice and other resources related to policy, content and document management software; financial and accounting tools; and log management software.

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  • privacy compliance

    Privacy compliance is a company's accordance with established personal information protection guidelines, specifications or legislation.

  • smart contract

    A smart contract, also known as a cryptocontract, is a computer program that directly controls the transfer of digital currencies or assets between parties under certain conditions.

  • going dark

    Going dark describes a scenario in which communication appears to have ceased, but in reality has just moved from a public communication channel to a private, encrypted channel.

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Managing compliance

Compliance has become part of the day-to-day operations at many organizations. Learn about the various aspects of managing compliance operations at your company, with news, advice and best practices related to managing compliance teams, handling compliance reporting, automating processes, responding to audits and more.

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  • Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA)

    The Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) is United States legislation that defines a framework of guidelines and security standards to protect government information, operations and assets.

  • risk assessment

    Risk assessment is the identification of hazards that could negatively impact an organization's ability to conduct business.

  • risk management

    Risk management is the process of identifying, assessing and controlling threats to an organization's capital and earnings.

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  • risk assessment

    Risk assessment is the identification of hazards that could negatively impact an organization's ability to conduct business.

  • PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard)

    The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a widely accepted set of policies and procedures intended to ...

  • risk management

    Risk management is the process of identifying, assessing and controlling threats to an organization's capital and earnings.

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  • call tree

    A call tree is a layered hierarchical communication model that is used to notify specific individuals of an event and coordinate ...

  • Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS)

    Disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) is the replication and hosting of physical or virtual servers by a third party to provide ...

  • cloud disaster recovery (cloud DR)

    Cloud disaster recovery (cloud DR) is a combination of strategies and services intended to back up data, applications and other ...

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