Commentaries and Analyses

Info privacy still lags in India: Deloitte

Though Indian organisations have gradually started to realise the importance of data privacy and security focus on employees and other internal security, information privacy is lagging behind in India, according to a survey by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India. Almost half of the Indians experienced at least one internal security breach during the past one...

Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Announces Data Breach Notification Mandate

Joseph Lazzarotti of Jackson Lewis writes: On August 18, 2010, the Connecticut Insurance Commissioner issued Bulletin IC-25 which mandates that entities within its jurisdiction notify the Department of Insurance of any “information security incident.” This post provides a brief summary of this new requirement. What is an “information security incident”? Under this Bulletin, an information...

3 areas where FUD needs to stop

Joan Goodchild writes: There is a new breed of animal appearing in the infosec community, according to Dr. Jimmy Blake, chief security officer for Mimecast, a cloud-services company based in London, and host of the blog Cloud Computing and Bad Behavior. The new breed is what he calls the “attention monger” (he actually used...