Archive for January, 2016

Three Tips on How to Argue a Case for Hiring a CISO

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The goal? A head of security member needed to provide a well-positioned document to his organization’s executives, which advocated the need to formalize a CISO position. Many organizations shy away from a CISO because they don’t feel the company will benefit from the position, and they are hesitant to spend the…

Hot Right Now: IT Pros Question Role of CISO and Safe Harbor Agreement

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The two hottest topics according to latest Wisegate newsletter? CISOs and data sharing. IT pros questioned specifics about the role of the CISO and discussed the current events and challenges surrounding the Safe Harbor agreement. Both topics were discussed and measured through Wisegate polls, which poll trending newsworthy topics within…

SOC Compliance Nightmare: How One Wisegate Member Fast Tracked the Learning Curve

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  Service Organization Controls (SOC) 1, SOC 2 and SOC 3 are assurance reports for internal controls beyond financial data, and are driven by an increasing popularity of outsourcing business processes to service organizations. Many of these third party service organizations include cloud data storage and computing providers, which causes…