French Caldwell

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#RSAC Buzz — Regulators Raising the Bar on Vendor Risk Management

by French Caldwell  |  February 27, 2014  |  2 Comments

  I went to the RSA conference once¬† — it was really busy and hearing from my buddies at the front, it’s now busier than ever.¬† So much for the boycott, eh? A lot of my security buddies are at RSA this week, and are broadcasting the buzz back to the rest of us here […]

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Time to Stop Misusing SSAE 16 in Vendor Marketing

by French Caldwell  |  October 9, 2012  |  5 Comments

Some vendors and their auditors appear to be misusing SSAE 16 the same as they did SAS 70. For example, today I saw an announcement from security vendor Prolexic with the headline, “Prolexic Completes SSAE 16 Examination for Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Attack Mitigation Services.” SSAE 16 (aka SOC 1) like SAS 70 before […]

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