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Storing customer data securely (compliance)

I came a cross this data breach where developers of an organization stored some customer PII data on their github account. Common sense tells me that this is obviously stupid and careless thing to do. ...
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Possible setup for a direct democracy voting system to prevent fraud

My Government is designing a direct democratic voting system and would like the system to be open sourced and unable to be corrupted by individuals and other stakeholders. Some requirements as of now:...
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How to start with an Information Security Program?

I am a software tester, InfoSec is mostly tangential to my job, and people only ask me questions about InfoSec because I am not afraid to use Google or Stack Exchange when I don't know something. (...
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Challenges in Information security management [closed]

Information security management involves challenges that are essentially unique due to the combination of technical and organizational constraints. Identify two such challenges and discuss in ...
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Information Security Validation

One of the business units (ou1) within our company is in the process of establishing an encrypted communication feed with an external vendor. The vendor provided a set of requirements for the actual ...
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What does Technical Constraint and Organisational Constraint mean in terms of Internet Security Management

I am on an essay with regards to the following topic: Information security management involves challenges that are essentially unique due to the combination of technical and organisational ...
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Thumbdrive and its obsolescence?

Using USB drives in the corporate environment is always the topic of security because viruses and malware can be introduced maliciously or unintentionally. For corporate environment, I am thinking to ...
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What is the relation between ANSI and ISO regarding ISO 27000?

So in one answer I was told that ANSI is a governing body (the only one in the world) for ISO 27000? I think I got something wrong, because I don't see ANSI mentioned anywhere when I read about ...
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How to determine risk ratings for third party mobile apps

Having rolled out corporate mobile phones and tablets, we have MDM in place enabling us to centrally deploy apps to all our users, and can perform remote wipe in the event of a lost device etc, ...
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Are there specific reasons or benefits to using a tiered information security policy architecture?

I had another question in mind, but thought that I should ask this one first. Background: Everywhere I have been in the past has used a tiered policy architecture. What I mean is there is one ...
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Choosing the Path in IT Security [closed]

I graduated last year from an Informatics and Security degree program. This program was taken in a Canadian college. It equipped me with the basic security knowledge in all fields; networks, systems ...
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How to get top management support for security projects?

I am facing an issue regarding security projects, for example: last year we bought an antivirus licence for 500 (end point security), and made a policy in order to force everyone to install it, ...