In terms of information security, what is the state of auditing as we end 2009 - and what are the trends foreseen for 2010?
Warren Stippich Jr., Practice Leader of the Chicago Business Advisory Services Group of Grant Thornton LLP, discusses:
Where organizations are most vulnerable;
Organizations and security controls have changed, so senior management and regulators now demanding more of internal auditors.
Beyond financial and control issues, internal auditors now are being asked to assess the effectiveness of an organization's enterprise risk management program, says Warren W. Stippich, Jr....
Los Alamos National Laboratory has spent $45 million to secure its classified computer network over seven years, according the GAO, yet significant weaknesses remain in safeguarding its classified computer network.
One of the pleasures of my job is that I get to talk to a lot of people. Bankers, regulators, analysts, security professionals. I enjoy the privilege of speaking to a broad range of thought-leaders and tapping into their insights into the challenges and opportunities of the world today.
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So, how many banking institutions have failed in 2009?
If you pay attention to the popular news media, then your answer is 106. And you'd be partially right. That is the number of FDIC-insured banks to have failed this year - the most in any year since about two President Bushes ago.
Increased demand during a severe pandemic could exceed the capacities of Internet providers' access networks for residential users and interfere with teleworkers in the securities market and other sectors, the Government Accountability Office says.
This month didn't slip out of my scope, but it's already October 15 -- halfway through Cybersecurity Awareness Month, designated for the last six years as the month when the public relation arms of security vendors, governors of states and other political types with predetermined agendas set forth to right a whole...