The UK information commissioner's office (ICO) can now fine up to £500K for data leaks. This may sound like bad news for businesses, but for IT security managers, it can help to make the case for new security investments.
A value proposition for IT security
Justifying the investment in the components of a compliance oriented architecture: The only way to resolve the dichotomy of the need to share data flexibly and protect it from falling into the wrong hands is to put in place a compliance oriented architecture (COA). This short report explains the background to these issues and describes the components of a COA.