Sienna Group Joins Informatica Partner Program to Offer Managed Data Security Services

Sienna Group Leverages the Power of Informatica to Support Sensitive Data Discovery and Protection Tampa, FL. – June 25, 2018 – Sienna Group, a leading data-centric managed security services provider, today announced it has joined the Informatica Partner Program. By partnering with Informatica®, the enterprise cloud data management leader, Sienna Group will enable organizations to […]

John Ford of Sienna Group to speak at Informatica World

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) poses significant obligations to all organizations that process the personal data of EU citizens. For instance, personal data must be deleted when legal grounds do not exist for keeping it. Many organizations face significant challenges to determine which personal data they can keep and for what purpose, especially […]

Did the Government make the Right Decision regarding CUI Implementation? Part 3 of our 3 part CUI series.

I must apologize for this final CUI segment taking so long.  Every time I thought I was ready to publish, something new to talk about popped up.  Initially, I was going to talk about the importance of communicating CUI to the organization and the potential pitfalls of a data classification policy in a company that […]

Managing Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) – Part Two of a Three Part Series

In my first blog on Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI), I discussed ways in which your organization could get started with the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplements (DFARS) compliance activities around CUI and the deadline of December 31, 2017.  Hopefully, everyone reading this part two of the three-part series has created the policies required to identify, […]

Getting Started with Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) – Part 1 of a 3 Part Series

CUI appears to be the new buzzword for the end of 2017, especially for companies who are struggling with compliance to the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFARs) requirements and NIST SP800-171.  All is not lost, nor is it difficult to get started at this late date.  Over the next month, I will discuss CUI a […]

Patents & Trade Secrets – Prior User Rights

  Donal O’Connell (Originally posted on June 27, 2017) Managing Director of Chawton Innovation Services Ltd Company A holds a trade secret, that is used frequently by the company for a number of years, at which time another company, Company B, publishes a patent which describes the trade secret held by Company A. How does […]