Week In Review: WikiLeaks: Is Cloud Computing the Solution? and The Future of Electronic Payments
- WikiLeaks: Is Cloud the Solution? As the WikiLeaks controversy brews, corporate ethics, privacy and the rights of whistleblowers are hot topics. But what about security? An access governance system might have prevented the unauthorized download of State Department reports that were leaked to WikiLeaks. But experts say internal systems can only go so far;
- The Future of Electronic Payments. The e-commerce business shift and emergence of real-time interaction is impacting every link in the payments chain. For Fed Reserve Bank of Atlanta's Cindy Merritt, that shift, while exciting, is also posing unforeseen challenges for banks and credit unions. A payments convergence is taking place, and it involves more than mere banking channels; and
- 2011 Outlook: 'Complexity is the Biggest Problem'. IBM Vice President of Security Strategy Kristin Lovejoy says the complexity of global security compliance may be the biggest task facing IT professionals in 2011. The global compliance landscape creates unique challenges for organizations across industries, but the greater issue is prioritizing how institutions will respond.