vBlog: Regulatory Compliance vs Operational Readiness (2 of 4): SEC and SOX

This month, I am taking a look at the differences between ‘Regulatory Compliance’ and ‘Operational Readiness’ through a series of videos. Regulatory Compliance The efforts to check the boxes before audits – often mandated by an industry (e.g. HIPAA), corporate (SOX) or legal (DOD 5.015.2-STD). Operational Readiness The IT efforts to ensure that key IT … Read more

vBlog: Regulatory Compliance vs Operational Readiness (1 of 4)

This month, I am taking a look at the differences between ‘Regulatory Compliance’ and ‘Operational Readiness’ through a series of videos. Regulatory Compliance The efforts to check the boxes before audits – often mandated by an industry (e.g. HIPAA), corporate (SOX) or legal (DOD 5.015.2-STD). Operational Readiness The IT efforts to ensure that key IT … Read more

New Years Resolution – back up my own stuff better (part 1)

With twenty years of backup experience, you might presume that my own personal backups might be flawless and in triplicate.   And for my professional workstation, it actually is.  But admittedly, for the rest of my data, such as those invaluable family photos, personal data and other stuff – it admittedly isn’t as well or frequently … Read more