Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard: PCI DSS

Secure Shell is one of those unseen workhorses in IT infrastructure. It is the tool of choice for application developers and systems administrators to remotely connect to operating system and privileg… Read More

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX)

Encrypting Data-in-Transit

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) requires public companies in the US as well as foreign companies listed on US exchanges to assess their internal controls, have that assessment validated by an external auditor an… Read More

Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA)

Financial Privacy and Safeguards

The Financial Modernization Act of 1999, also known as the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), includes provisions to protect consumers’ personal financial information held by financial institutions. The… Read More

Cybersecurity Framework

Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is the US government agency responsible for promoting U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness. Under presidential executive order 13636… Read More


Technical Security Controls & Risk Management

The Federal Information Systems Act requires government agencies to implement an information security program that effectively manages risk. Under FISMA legislation, the National Institute of Standard… Read More


Safeguarding the Privacy of Health Information

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act requires the safeguarding of the privacy of Personal Health Information (PHI). Health care providers, insurance companies and other entities in … Read More


Technology Risk Management Guidelines by Monetary Authority of Singapore

The guidelines outline a set of principles and best practice standards for steering Financial Institutions (FI) operating in Singapore to establish a sound and robust technology risk management framew… Read More


Basel IT Control Objectives

The Basel accords (I, II, III) comprise a set of international standards for the capital reserves which banks must maintain in order to weather the potential consequences of financial and operational … Read More