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msmart007 | 24 Oct 2012 | 0 comments

A few weeks ago, I returned from the European NG Security summit, held this year in Frankfurt. It was a successful summit with over 20 CISOs in attendance. There were a couple of things that really stood out for me.  Cyber, (Security, Threats, or Crime) & Risk.  Most of those in charge of their company's IT security business were conscious that they needed to do a better job communicating back to the business in their own language. Of the few that reported they already did this, they were clear that this approach meant they were able to build more strategic relations and gain additional budget.

Most organisations understand risk, after all, they would not be where they are today if they had not taken the occasional risk to grow the business! However, in the age of austerity, managing or controlling risk becomes even more important. Taking calculated risks through better business intelligence is not just an approach reserved for the research, sales or...

Yunsun Wee | 04 May 2011 | 0 comments

You can’t argue the positive potential impact of social media to an organization. It’s allows a company to have conversations with current and potential customers, helping to sway buying decisions. It helps to build relationships, brand trust and ultimately helps to create advocates for a company’s brand.

Social media ever present and simply blocking is no longer an option.  As IT professionals, you’re going to have to effectively manage the challenges of social media in the workplace and ensure that corporate data is protected and stored to comply with new government regulations. 

But how do you make sense of all it? For those you who missed our Vision session: How Social Media is Influencing Your IT agenda, here's a quick recap of the regulations we reviewed.

FINRA:The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority provided guidance on applying their communications rules to social media sites. FINRA released...

Yunsun Wee | 22 Apr 2011 | 3 comments

Social media giving you an IT headache?

Social media can give IT professionals a headache if the organization is not properly prepared to deal with each of the new government regulations requiring monitoring, logging, retaining and disclosure of their employee's relevant communications.

And, prohibiting access to social media sites in the workplace is no longer an option, largely due to the business benefits of social sites, and the uncontrollable nature of the Internet and mobile devices. Yet, IT is often tasked with helping companies comply with these requirements. 

There are four main areas in which IT professionals can effectively manage the challenges of social media in the workplace and ensure that corporate data is protected and stored to comply with these regulations. 

In understanding these four areas (Protection and Governance, Data Loss Prevention, Corporate Compliance, Electronic Discovery).

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