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Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act

Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act

The US Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), also known as the Financial Services Modernization Act of 1999, requires US-based financial institutions – companies that offer consumers financial products or services like loans, financial or investment advice, or insurance – to explain their information-sharing practices to their customers and to safeguard sensitive personal data. The GLBA primarily seeks to “modernize” financial services by […]

What is the ISO 27001 Standard?

What is the ISO 27001 Standard?

The ISO 27001 Standard (ISO/IEC 27001:2005) is the international standard describing best practice for an Information Security Management System. The ISO 27001 Information Security Management standard can be applied to all types of organisations and specifies the requirements for establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, reviewing, maintaining and improving a documented Information Security Management System (ISMS) within […]