Chief Security Officer

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Chief Security Officer

The officer in a corporation responsible for the safety and security the company's employees, assets (including cash), and products. The chief security officer is especially important to technology companies because of the specific dangers posed by hackers and others who would disrupt operations electronically. Because of the graying line between information and security, some companies combine the CSO and the chief information officer into the role of chief information security officer.
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Synchrony CSOS enables connectivity for partners of all sizes by offering multiple connectivity and signing options.
Axway's CSOS customers are a 'who's who' across the broader pharmaceutical supply chain, said customer Jerry Cazzell, vice president Internet strategies, Anda.
Working with Cyclone we were able to get up-and-running with CSOS a year earlier than we had projected.
We performed an exhaustive review of other vendors' CSOS offerings, because we could not afford to entrust our business to a solution that was not rock-solid and future-proofed," Cazzell added.
We chose Cyclone's CSOS solution because we believe their product will integrate easily with our current systems and allow us to provide a smooth rollout to our customers," said Becky Saydak, CSOS project manager for Mutual Drug.
Mutual Drug's implementation of the CSOS system is expected to begin testing in May, 2006, with an official launch in June 2006.
The main purpose of CSOS is to regulate, monitor and control the quality of all sectional titles schemes governance documentation and other scheme governance documentation as may be determined by the Minister of Human Settlements by Notice in the Gazette.
CSOS will also assure quality, preserve and provide public access to all sectional titles and other scheme governance documentation.
An economic impact analysis by the DEA indicates that the industry can expect significant potential cost efficiencies, estimating CSOS adopters can save approximately US$26 per transaction.
There is significant pent-up demand for automation in the healthcare vertical, and CSOS is a powerful first step toward increasing efficiencies and reducing costs in this highly-regulated environment," said Paul Rice, president, Nortel PEC Solutions.
Software products from Cyclone Commerce and iSoft Corporation successfully completed DGI's initial CSOS audit certification round in June.
DGI also will provide long-term interoperability of CSOS and related systems by working with software companies and end-user corporations to combine DEA requirements with recommendations from industry consortia such as the Healthcare Distribution Management Association (HDMA).