Saturday, October 19, 2013

Business Data Security Guidelines

Business Data Security Guidelines


John Kyriazoglou*


A business data security policy and related procedures should include protection controls and measures that cover the following issues:

1. Comprehensive due diligence of all critical staff, including external parties (outsourcing, external suppliers, sub-contractors, etc.). 

2. Authentication of all customers.

3. Non repudiation and accountability for all on-line transactions.

4. Segregation of duties.

5. Authorization controls.

6. Business data, transactions, records and information integrity.

7. Transactions audit trails.

8. Information confidentiality.

9. Appropriate disclosures for organizational services.

10. Data privacy.

11. Business continuity and contingency planning.

12. Security and other crises incident response planning.

13. Access controls: encryption, passwords, password control devices, tokens, user authentication devices, anti-hacking tools/techniques, digital signals origin identification, anti-tapping tools/techniques.

14. Data confidentiality.                              

15. Data integrity.

16. Anti-virus and e-crime detection software.

17. Time stamping.

18. Biometrics.

19. Digital signatures.

20. Smart cards.                            



John Kyriazoglou (

John Kyriazoglou, CICA, B.A (Hon-University of Toronto)

International IT and Management Consultant, author of several books

SSRN Free Publications:




  1. Hello John Kyriazoglou

    Could you please help me about "how to audit IT management" , I am a student and my Doctor need a report about this topic.


  2. Hello,

    Please see my book 'IT STRATEGIC AND OPERATIONAL CONTROLS'. Everything is explained there. You can get this book from Amazon or my publisher www.itgovernance,
    John Kyriazoglou

  3. ceo compensation data
    Main Data Group is one of the nation’s leading providers of executive compensation benchmarking data. We offer a robust cloud based reporting platform providing compensation planning information far above the typical standards. We include retirement plan data, wealth accumulation pay mix analytics and much more. Join the dozens of law firms, publicly traded corporations and researchers that rely on our services.

  4. I recently came across your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I dont know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.

    Hosting Services Karachi

  5. I've been looking to find some really good business management software. My brother has used some and he really liked it. Do you know where to find this?

  6. Its very important information about business security. I have learn lot of things from your post. Thanks for sharing.

    Jayson Carter UK, Business & Management consulting

  7. Atlanta House for rent Got Our Home will qualify you and determine the likelihood of you getting a mortgage loan down the road and provides quality house rentals for tenants that want to own their own home.

  8. Learning all the things that help us somehow with a certain growth in a better direction scrum guide is what that help us with knowing a lot each day which works surely with a right management way,

  9. Wonderful job in making the best blog ever, thanks for the good work. AQM

  10. Very useful blog. I use Ideals virtual data room for my documents and data protection. And this service really gives a lot of possibility and very good level of security.

  11. Have a fun with all the friends and classmats.
    Online Expense Tracking

  12. We have on offer the best in trend for prom dresses and prom gowns for a truly memorable prom.

    Best Prom Dresses

  13. I am glad to find your impressive way of writing the post.Thanks for sharing the post.i'm sharing your information to all friends.If you
    Want more details kindly click cash against credit card

  14. This is my very first time that I am visiting here and I’m truly pleasurable to see everything at one place. termite pre-treatment port st lucie

  15. Thanks meant for sharing this type of satisfying opinion, written piece is fastidious, that’s why I’ve read it completely.

  16. That's wonderful stuff you've written up here. Been searching for it all around. Great blogConsulting Companies in India | Management Consulting Services

  17. If you're interested in business, you probably know how important consulting could be. Check out Anegis microsoft dynamics ax – one of the best consulting companies!