Author Archives: Industry Perspectives

HIPAA and PCI Compliance Are Not Interchangeable


When thinking about compliance, many companies assume PCI DSS is interchangeable with HIPAA or it is assumed that the gap between the two is small, writes Mike Klein of Online Tech. The real issue is thatt HIPAA and PCI DSS compliance protect different types of information, with different audit guidelines, safeguard requirements, and consequences for non-compliance or breaches. Read More

Understanding IT Risks


Most IT risk comes from failure of the enterprise to properly oversee or govern its projects, not from technical or low-level people issues. Hani Elbeyali of Dell writes on how to further your understanding of IT risks to lead to better management of potential issues. Read More

Mind the IT Skills Gap and the STEM Cliff!


However, the demographic “time bomb” is about more than the loss of programmers who know COBOL or of test engineers who know transaction processing. There’s also been a major shift in how companies organize their IT staffs, and their roles and skill sets, writes Bob Supnik of Unisys. Read More