Sai Sireesh: Pro-active Systemic Risk Mitigation by German Regulator BaFin

There is increased speculation against euro over concerns of euro zone sovereign debt levels triggered by the Greek debt refinancing crisis.  The euro has already hit a four year low of $1.2209.  As expected and predicted in one of my earlier blogs, this crisis is forcing the shift much more aggressively towards water tight regulation mode…

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Jeff Jinnett: Prepare for Coming HITECH Act Healthcare Privacy & Security Audits

The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act[i], signed into law on February 17, 2009, is designed to promote the adoption and meaningful use of health information technology. Subtitle D of the HITECH Act strengthens the civil and criminal enforcement of the privacy and security requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and…

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Sai Sireesh: Next generation Communication Compliance

The explosion in information channels, and increasing use of Web 2.0 and social media poses new challenges. Financial regulations are trying to keep pace – Social Media compliance, eDiscovery, content protection, acceptable use policies, logging and archiving of messages, Instant Messaging tracking, etc.  One way to meet this challenge is to deploy a Unified Communications (UC)…

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Jeff Jinnett: Open Text Content Day in New York City

  On April 21, 2010, I participated as a speaker at the Open Text Content Day, which was held at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City (i).  Open Text is one of Microsoft’s strategic partners in the enterprise content management space(ii). Speakers from Open Text at the Content Day included Richard Sheroff, Vice…

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