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Risk assessments essential to secure third-party vendor management

Panelists at Infosec North America advised those charged with third-party vendor management to perform due diligence and assess the innate risk vendors create for business processes.

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  • compliance audit

    A compliance audit is a comprehensive review of an organization's adherence to regulatory guidelines.

  • regulatory compliance

    Regulatory compliance is an organization's adherence to laws, regulations, guidelines and specifications relevant to its business processes.

  • Whistleblower Protection Act

    The Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 is a law that protects federal government employees in the United States from retaliatory action for voluntarily disclosing information about dishonest or illegal activities occurring in a government organization.

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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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  • compliance audit

    A compliance audit is a comprehensive review of an organization's adherence to regulatory guidelines.

  • index fund

    An index fund is a type of mutual fund collection that follows the trend of a given security or market index, which represents a number of sectors of a market and offers comprehensive exposure to several markets.

  • Whistleblower Protection Act

    The Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 is a law that protects federal government employees in the United States from retaliatory action for voluntarily disclosing information about dishonest or illegal activities occurring in a government organization.

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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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  • 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.

  • RegTech

    RegTech, or regulatory technology, is a term used to describe technology that is used to help streamline the process of regulatory compliance.

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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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  • compliance audit

    A compliance audit is a comprehensive review of an organization's adherence to regulatory guidelines.

  • regulatory compliance

    Regulatory compliance is an organization's adherence to laws, regulations, guidelines and specifications relevant to its business processes.

  • SLAPP

    A SLAPP suit is a legal action undertaken or threatened to make the target stop any public activities in opposition to the interests of the person or organization bringing the suit.

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  • compliance audit

    A compliance audit is a comprehensive review of an organization's adherence to regulatory guidelines.

  • regulatory compliance

    Regulatory compliance is an organization's adherence to laws, regulations, guidelines and specifications relevant to its business...

  • Whistleblower Protection Act

    The Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 is a law that protects federal government employees in the United States from ...

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  • RSA algorithm (Rivest-Shamir-Adleman)

    The RSA algorithm is the basis of a cryptosystem -- a suite of cryptographic algorithms that are used for specific security ...

  • remote access

    Remote access is the ability to access a computer or a network remotely through a network connection.

  • IP Spoofing

    IP spoofing is the crafting of Internet Protocol (IP) packets with a source IP address that has been modified to impersonate ...

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  • virtual disaster recovery

    Virtual disaster recovery is a type of DR that typically involves replication and allows a user to fail over to virtualized ...

  • tabletop exercise (TTX)

    A tabletop exercise (TTX) is a disaster preparedness activity that takes participants through the process of dealing with a ...

  • risk mitigation

    Risk mitigation is a strategy to prepare for and lessen the effects of threats faced by a data center.

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  • disk array

    A disk array, also called a storage array, is a data storage system used for block-based storage, file-based storage or object ...

  • enterprise storage

    Enterprise storage is a centralized repository for business information that provides common data management, protection and data...

  • optical storage

    Optical storage is any storage type in which data is written and read with a laser. Typically, data is written to optical media, ...

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