Ever since the GDPR was introduced, the subject of data breach notifications has worried a lot of people. How do you write one? What do you need to include? What will the ramifications be? Will it make your customers run for the hills? Will it get you fired?
Database administrators are typically responsible for the security and availability of financial data. In this article, Robert Sheldon discusses SOX, passed in 2002, that governs financial data of publicly traded companies in the US.
See how the ITIL Framework's Asset Management standards make the DBA's job easier. Use the CMDB and DML to keep your data assets under tight control.
What is IT Compliance and is it really necessary for contemporary Agile applications to be constrained by the requirements of compliance? William Brewer argues that if the objective is rapid delivery of applications, then compliance controls must be understood as early as possible in development.
Get security practices, procedures and documentation to meet Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance. This tip includes checklists to guide SQL DBAs and developers to inspect systems.