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What Is the PCI Security Standards Council? E-commerce transactions have increased over the past decade to the mutual delight of e-commerce business owners and motivated consumers for their wares. In response, it has become increasingly crucial that e-commerce business owners provide safeguards to protect consumer data. The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI) states, as part

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What Is the Model Audit Rule? The Model Audit Rule (MAR) serves as the cornerstone for monitoring, regulation and governance over the insurance industry. Officially known as the Annual Financial Reporting Model Regulation, the Model Audit Rule “requires nonpublic insurers to comply with stringent regulatory provisions, increase transparency and improve corporate governance,” per Risk Management.

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The Importance of Attestation Standards Like SSAE 16 In Audits and Reviews Attestation standards, in the world of auditing, basically set the ground rules for official reviews. According to the American Institute of CPAS (AICPA), a well-planned set of specific attestation standards serves to “establish requirements for performing and reporting on examination, review, and agreed-upon

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Improve Organizational Performance and Oversight with the COSO Framework The Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) was created and designed to provide thought leadership through the development of comprehensive frameworks and guidance on internal control, fraud prevention and enterprise risk management. The overarching goal of a COSO Framework is to enhance and

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Learn the Basics About FISMA The Federal Information Securities Management Act of 2002 (FISMA), also known as Title III of the E-Government Act of 2002, specifies that all government agencies, as well as their affiliates such as government contractors, must design, develop, document and implement a security program that accounts for the entire organization’s operations

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Professional Mobile Use Is Not Slowing Down, So Keeping Up Your Data Security Efforts Is Essential Between work-related travel, a huge increase in some degree of part-time telecommuting, and contracted workers, the mobile work world has virtually exploded over the past decade. You probably see it and manage this work-from-anywhere revolution that is afoot and

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