Explosive revelations in the past six months about the U.S. government's massive cyber-spying activities have spooked individuals, rankled politicians and enraged privacy watchdogs, but top IT executives aren't panicking -- yet.
More companies are tackling how to best set up their electronic records to be able to respond to any legal requests related to "electronic discovery" to quickly find internal documents for court purposes, but this "e-discovery" process is still a struggle, a survey published today indicates.
Revelations over the U.S. National Security Agency's Prism surveillance program have much of the general public in uproar, but in terms of the controversy's impact to enterprise IT, some CIOs have measured, albeit watchful reactions.
Keeping up with the tracking and reporting required to achieve regulatory compliance costs organisations considerable time and resources. And yet many of the risks faced by organisations go far beyond these requirements. In today’s shifting landscape, safeguarding against more abstract risk is another essential element of success. So how can you effectively mitigate abstract risk and ensure regulatory compliance?