With the current news fracas regarding the latest WikiLeaks disclosures, which have reached a pretty interesting juncture with Congressman Peter King asking for WikiLeaks and it’s founder Julian Assange to be declared “Terrorists and spies”, I thought I’d add my fire to the flame and say quite bluntly –
McAfee can help you protect your information!
Yes, you would not believe it but monitoring for inappropriate disclosure of sensitive information is bread-and-butter stuff to us. Read more…
This week as many of you know I’ve been working out of our South African office in Johannesburg, and in particular presented 4 sessions at the McAfee Executive Summit here.
ITWeb, who co-sponsored the event were kind enough to give me a writeup on their site which you can enjoy at your leisure.
Thankyou though to all the customers and partners who came to see us and made the event such a success!
No, I’m not talking about weddings or the like, Celebrations is a rather beautiful boat that sails around Lake Washington. McAfee have booked her out for a private tour. Attendance is by registration only, but if you think you might like to come you should approach your McAfee account manager.
For those who follow me around, I’ll be speaking at “The Security Standard” on September 13th 2010. It’s only a short spot but I’ll be introducing some new information about McAfee’s unified DLP solution, and talking briefly about data protection regulations.
Effective as of July 6th 2010, the new la Ley Federal de Protección de Datos Personales en posesión de los particulares, or “Federal Law for Protection of Personal Data held by Private Persons” enforces obligations of disclosure, and has penalties and fines. Companies must act on requests for information about personal data held, and can deny transfer of data and request deletion.
For those in the Washington DC area, or those interested in information security and healthcare, I will be speaking alongside Kevin DePeugh (Executive Director, Kaiser Permanente) at the HITRUST conference in Ashburn on the 20th July. You can find out more about the HITRUST initiative from their website, http://www.hitrustalliance.net/
One common question I get asked when I speak on Data Protection, is “what do I do first” – it’s interesting topic because although my presentation is exactly about what most people should do, and in what order, everyone and every organization is different and one size, absolutely does not fit all.
In my presentation I talk about “5 Steps to Data Protection Nirvana”: Read more…