espellman Archive

Taking the DIY approach to ISO 27001 compliance

ISO 27001 is the international standard that describes best practice for an ISMS (information security management system). Achieving accredited certification to ISO 27001 demonstrates that your organization is following information security best practice, and delivers an independent, expert assessment of whether …

Did IBM violate BIPA?

In mid-March, NBC reported that IBM collected nearly one million photos from photo hosting site Flickr to use as data sets to help develop facial recognition algorithms. Although IBM claims the data set is designed to help academic researchers make …

North Country hit with malware attack

North Country Business Products, Inc. (North Country) announced a data security incident on February 15, 2019, alerting customers who paid by card at its restaurants that their PII (personally identifiable information) may have been compromised. More than 50 of its …