Standards

July 19, 2013

ISACA To Update IS Audit And Assurance Standards

ISACA, who offer the well-known Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT) and Certified in […]
July 20, 2011

Business Assurance in the 21st Century

As you may recall from my “Outlook is Cloudy” post I am the Chief Operations Officer for the Common Assurance Maturity Model (CAMM).  I have been […]
January 21, 2009

Largest Breach Ever

Courtesy of Brian Krebbs from the Washington Post it appears that the largest ever breach of credit card data may have occurred.  It appears that a […]
January 15, 2009

Implementing ISO 27001 In A Windows Environment

One of the biggest projects I worked on last year was writing my first book.  The book is called “Implementing ISO 27001 in a Windows Environment“.   […]
September 7, 2008

Keeping Data safe at work

Today’s Sunday Independent ran a piece in their business supplement on what companies should be doing to protect the data stored on various devices such as […]
August 9, 2008

Criminals Break Into Irish Online Retailer

The Irish Examiner broke the news this morning that an Irish online retailer’s computer security was breached by criminals who managed to compromise an undisclosed number […]
May 16, 2008

NIST Issues Draft Guidance for Securing Servers

NIST, the US National Institute of Standards and Technology, have released a draft version of their Special Publication 800-123 “Guide to General Server Security” for comments.  […]
May 1, 2008

Call for More Companies to Certify to ISO 27001

Michael Brophy, CEO of Certification Europe, makes a strong argument for companies here in Ireland to certify against the ISO 27001 Information Security Standard, especially in light […]