Taking The Pragmatic Approach to Compliance-Related Security for SaaS Providers – Pt. 1

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You probably know this even if you have never vocalized it; cyber threats to businesses and individuals will continue to evolve and adapt to whatever defensive measures we employ and therefore there is no achievable end-game approach for your security and compliance program. For large businesses with mature security and IT departments the allocation of funds and time to protect their resources is a given. For small to medium businesses (SMBs) it’s just not as simple. When SMBs try to address their security and compliance needs, they are often diverting much-needed resources from their core business objectives, and that’s a …

Taking The Pragmatic Approach to Compliance-Related Security for SaaS Providers – Pt. 2

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Part 2, read Part 1 here In my previous post, I pointed out that because of the evolving nature of security today there is no end-game that a business could prepare for.  Businesses must focus on their core objectives and minimize the security and compliance distractions and try to engineer their security and compliance efforts directly into their intellectual property. With all of that in mind a leader must decide what to do.  Much of the advertising for security services and products portend an imminent calamity about to befall your business, a la, a crime suspense drama you might see …