If you own a cell phone, you likely know that Apple releases a new version of the iPhone virtually every year. But sometimes, the versions look so similar you wonder what the difference is between models and you have to go digging into the specs of each before you fork over your hard-earned dollars.
On the television show Alone, contestants must self-document themselves attempting to survive in harsh terrain. Without established shelter, a consistent food supply, or any other humans in the remote area to help—it’s a heavy lift in every way even for the most seasoned survivalist.
Ever seen those jugglers that manage to balance multiple spinning plates at the same time? As impressive as it is, you figure you’d be happy to spin just the one plate successfully. For cloud service providers (CSPs), you have lots of different proverbial compliance “plates” to choose to channel your effort into—the trick is knowing the differences and which is best for you.
They say, “X marks the spot,” but in compliance, that’s not always a good thing.
Chances are, if you know anything about our space program, you know that when we send a manned mission beyond our atmosphere, those astronauts remain in constant communication with their fellows back at Mission Control.
In the context of the U.K. education system, “revision” is sometimes defined as the act of reviewing material to ensure retention and updating with new information where necessary.
When you think of a data breach, what comes to mind? It’s probably the image of a hacker stealing data from a large business or company that stores an abundance of customer data—like Target, for instance. Data breaches are expanding from companies and healthcare organizations and are also becoming a real concern for law firms.
The intent of achieving and maintaining compliance with ISO 27001 is for an organization to demonstrate its continuing ability to proactively assess their information security risk posture and manage that risk according to the organizations’ risk appetite. The focus is truly on the governance and maintenance of the information security management system (ISMS).