I read and hear the term “compliance” used liberally in infosec, often without a clear context. The graphic above is intended to illustrate some business drivers such as statutory laws, regulatory agencies (e.g. GAO’s HIPAA), industry-imposed requirements (e.g. PCI DSS), customers’ and shareholders’ expectations (some of which are legally and contractually required). These plus other… Continue reading What is Compliance?
While reading ComputerWorld’s Fueled by Analytics article in their December 2nd edition I was struck by the company’s use of data collection and analytics to deliver “… cars that most customers want most of the time.” The article immediately thereafter points out that Ford’s Smart Inventory Management System (SIMS) has profited the company thus far by… Continue reading Marketplace Analytics … When Knowing Data About You May Benefit You