The recent breaches of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management illustrate the importance of an effective information security program for businesses in both the public and private sector. A recently released exhaustive investigative report by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee outlines findings and recommendations to help the federal government better acquire, deploy, maintain and monitor its information technology. “The [Report] is replete with recommendations that private sector entities should be considering seriously,” DLA Piper partner Jim Halpert told Cybersecurity Law Report. This article summarizes the committee’s findings and examines valuable lessons applicable to both the public and private sectors. See also “White House Lays Out Its Broad Cybersecurity Initiatives” (Feb. 17, 2016).
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What Private Companies Can Learn From the OPM Data Breaches
- Jill AbitbolCybersecurity Law Report
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The CSLR’s Rebecca Hughes Parker will be participating in Millennium Alliance’s Transformational CISO East Assembly on March 19 and 20, 2019, in Charlotte, N.C. The event brings together prominent security professionals to delve into the top trends affecting the industry today. She will be moderating a panel and hosting two roundtables. More information is here.
Measuring the effectiveness of a compliance program can be tricky, but some companies are finding ways to use their existing internal controls to generate useful data. Join our sister publication the Anti-Corruption Report (ACR) for a complimentary webinar that explores Hewlett Packard Enterprises’ new travel-and-entertainment-approval tool. On Wednesday, March 27, 2019, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EDT, the ACR’s Megan Zwiebel will interview Becky Rohr, vice-president of anti-corruption and global trade at Hewlett Packard Enterprises, about how they are using their T&E tool to measure and improve compliance. Registration information is here.