Tag Archive: Information security controls

How Can RMIS Support Risk Management?

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Published 07/10/2018

A risk management information system (RMIS) allows you to automate many of the difficult to organize tasks involved in compiling, storing, and communicating risk information.

What Is A Compliance Managers Role?

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Published 02/27/2018

Compliance managers act as the C-3POs of the compliance landscape. Similar to C-3PO monitoring etiquette and protocol, compliance managers maintain a company’s legal and ethical integrity through policy planning and enforcement. What is a compliance manager? Your compliance manager, often referred to as a compliance officer, ensures your organization remains within the strict boundaries of regulatory requirements and meets all official standards governing your business. In the same way that C-3PO continually monitored protocols for the Rebellion, your compliance manager oversees all of your risk management activities. What is Compliance? Compliance means following orders and directives. In supporting these directives, compliance managers fulfill five essential functions. After identifying business risks, they design and implement controls as part of your compliance…

ILOVEYOU Not H1N1: InfoSec as Business Continuity

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Published 12/14/2016

Information security and business continuity increasingly commingle. Traditionally, business continuity planning focused on natural occurrences such hurricanes, H1N1, and freak ice storms. However, corporations utilizing information technology or cloud services recognize that internet threats constitute a greater danger to their current business operations than nature. With this in mind, business continuity plans need to change to reflect this. The SANS Institute noted in its 2002 whitepaper that there were five alternative options for business continuity: Mutual Backup Two organizations with similar system configuration agreeing to serve as a backup site to each other. Hot Site A site with hardware, software and network installed and compatible to production site. Remote Journaling Online transmission of transaction data to backup system periodically (normally…