Cybersecurity engineering under the Federal Trade Commission

When the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) releases new regulations or changes to existing ones, the implications may not be obvious to the average business or company employees. The FTC and privacy The FTC is a federal agency that protects consumers from fraudulent, deceptive, and unfair business practices. The Commission, often in collaboration with other regulatory […]

Continue Reading

Don’t wait for medical device cybersecurity legislation: Act now to save patients’ lives

Cyberattacks can cost lives — especially in the healthcare sector. Nearly a quarter of healthcare providers victimized by ransomware reported increased mortality rates following an attack, and 70% experienced longer hospital stays or procedure delays leading to poor patient outcomes. Congress is working to pass cybersecurity legislation, but the process is laborious. Consequently, healthcare systems […]

Continue Reading

The challenges of achieving ISO 27001

ISO 27001 is a widely-known international standard on how to manage information security. In this Help Net Security video, Nicky Whiting, Director of Consultancy, Defense.com, talks about the challenges of achieving ISO 27001, a widely-known international standard. ISO 27001 certification is not obligatory. Some organizations choose to implement it in order to benefit from the […]

Continue Reading

How to deal with with unprecedented levels of regulatory change

There are four primary options available to legal and compliance leaders to cope with unprecedented levels of regulatory change, according to Gartner. These regulatory changes are being driven by increasing regulatory oversight, renewed geopolitical tensions and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “The blistering pace of regulatory change right now is threatening to overwhelm some legal and […]

Continue Reading