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1405, 2018

Legal quicksand: Shrink-wrap and click-wrap agreements – Part 2

By | May 14th, 2018|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Security|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Typical Shrink-Wrap Terms and Conditions While the type of terms and conditions found in shrink-wrap agreements vary greatly from vendor to vendor, there are a number of common themes. In general, shrink-wrap agreements include the following potentially problematic terms: [...]

1405, 2018

Legal quicksand: Shrink-wrap and click-wrap agreements – Part 1

By | May 14th, 2018|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Security|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Shrink-wrap and click-wrap agreements are the fine print you see, among other things, when you click through terms and conditions in accessing an online service (e.g., in connection with a cloud computing service) or as part of the installation [...]

2604, 2018

DFARS 252.204-7012: Terms to know

By | April 26th, 2018|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

DFARS 252.204-7012 requires that, as a DoD contractor, your organization and your subcontractors must obtain certification of compliance. The deadline has now passed to meet DFARS compliance rules that put cybersecurity safeguards on what the U.S. government calls 'controlled unclassified [...]

1804, 2018

8 early warning signs of IT disaster

By | April 18th, 2018|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog|Tags: , |0 Comments

I am flattered to have provide input for a story by an authored whose work I have read for years. His name is Dan Tynan and he wrote “8 early warning signs of IT disaster” for CIO Magazine. Here is [...]

804, 2018

Imran Awan case shows lax security controls for Congressional IT staff

By | April 8th, 2018|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog|Tags: , |0 Comments

By Kevin McDonald Investigations into the conduct of the IT staff of the House of Representatives raised alarms. Kevin McDonald explains what we can learn from the case of Imran Awan. Those who operate with high-level system access, [...]

2703, 2018

GDPR: The Regulatory Iceberg of 2018

By | March 27th, 2018|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Security|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

You're heading into dangerous waters. On May 25, 2018, the European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into full effect, and it will almost certainly affect you. If you are not compliant with the GDPR by this date, you could [...]