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October 19, 2018 | Team Structure and Management
By Bruce Bonsall, IANS Faculty

 Grow Your Infosec Program Over Time

When the business is expected to double in five years, information security needs a growth plan as well. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Bruce Bonsall uses specific results from IANS' Organizational Engagement and Technical Diagnostics to help a team focus on immediate and long-term steps.

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October 17, 2018 | Privacy
By George Gerchow, IANS Faculty

 GDPR 5 Months Later: Where You Should Be By Now

The deadline to comply with the European Union’s data protection regulation was May 25, but for many organizations the work is just beginning. Myriad questions remain for individual companies as to the size and scope of what they must do to be in compliance. In this webinar, IANS Faculty George Gerchow walks through where you should be and how to get there.

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October 15, 2018 | Privacy
By George Gerchow, IANS Faculty

 Pros and Cons of a Combined CISO/DPO Role

With new regulations like the EU's GDPR and California's privacy law, many organizations are realizing the need for a data privacy officer (DPO). In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty George Gerchow explains the pros and cons of combining the CISO and DPO roles, including a full SWOT analysis.

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September 19, 2018 | Regulations & Legislation
By Rebecca Herold, IANS Faculty

 5 Steps to California Privacy Law Compliance

The new California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CA-AB375) is a major step forward in U.S. consumer privacy regulations, but ensuring compliance is no simple matter. In this written Ask-an-Expert response, IANS Faculty Rebecca Herold provides a high-level five-step process organizations can follow.

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August 27, 2018 | Cloud Application and Data Controls
By Shannon Lietz, IANS Faculty

 Cloud-Based Audit and Compliance: Know the Pitfalls

The key to audit and compliance success in the cloud is to realize each cloud provider addresses the issue differently. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Shannon Lietz offers tips on dealing with cloud logging, obtaining inspection-level capabilities, using serverless architecture and handling antivirus, access management, object storage and more.

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July 25, 2018 | Vendor and Partner Management
By Dave Shackleford, IANS Faculty

 Optimize Your Vendor Toolset

Security teams typically find they accumulate too many security tools, many of which may overlap in scope or provide less value over time. In this report, IANS Faculty Dave Shackleford explains how to put the right processes in place to ensure you continually re-evaluate your critical toolsets and more fully optimize your operations. 

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