OK, it's Tuesday before Thanksgiving, and we're all starting to think ahead to a long holiday weekend and then the quick windup to the Christmas/New Year's break. Hate to say it, but 2010 is all but here.
Commerce Bank of Southwest Florida, Fort Myers, Florida, was closed on Nov. 20 by the Florida Office of Financial Regulation, which appointed the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) as receiver. The FDIC entered then into a purchase and assumption agreement with Central Bank, Stillwater, Minnesota, to assume...
FaceBook, Twitter, LinkedIn -- Social-networking sites are now used both as recruitment tools for new talent and as screening sites for potential employees. As such, information security professionals should be careful to cultivate the right image on these and other popular sites.
Tough times require "softer" leaders.
This is the perspective of careers coach Heidi Kraft, who says that today's senior leaders need to focus more on emotional intelligence and other "soft" qualities to be able to better recruit and retain quality employees.
In an exclusive interview, Kraft discusses:
What does it take for an information security professional to make it into the United States Secret Service?
We asked Kevin Sanchez-Cherry, IT Security Specialist within the agency's Information Security Operations. In this exclusive interview, Sanchez-Cherry discusses:
Types of Secret Service careers available...
The final model privacy notice form was released by eight federal regulatory agencies on Tuesday and is designed to help consumers understand how financial institutions collect and share personal information.
President Barack Obama issued an executive order today to create a new interagency Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force headed by the Department of Justice.
The order directs the task force, made up of officials from a broad range of agencies, to investigate and prosecute financial crimes connected to the past...
A new online Master of Science in Information Security degree program has been developed by Georgia Tech to address the growing demand for qualified information security professionals both within the government and the private sector.
What have been the biggest privacy issues of 2009, and what emerging trends should you watch heading into 2010?
We posed these questions to J. Trevor Hughes, Executive Director of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). In an exclusive interview, Hughes discusses:
The role of the IAPP;...