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Social engineering: It's time to patch the human

Is there a patch for human stupidity? If you believe the common saying, there isn't. However, Jayson E. Street says there is, and it's time companies started patching their humans. The truth is, technology alone isn't going to save...

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Review: Intellicta brings issue tracking to compliance rules

The Intellicta Platform from TechDemocracy acts like a security information and event management (SIEM) console, but for compliancy issues. It pulls information from a series of network collectors and correlates that data into a...

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Why middle management and the board disagree on GDPR

New Clearswift research suggests a difference in opinion on GDPR preparedness between board members and middle management

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Are you letting GDPR’s privacy rules trump security?

An extreme approach to protecting privacy can actually make personal data less safe. Don’t overreact.

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Take a new approach to data security: protect all of it

Don't just pick and choose data and documents to protect: secure unstructured data, too.

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Beware the GDPR vaporware

NetApp’s legal head Sheila FitzPatrick on why companies can’t simply buy or outsource their way to GDPR compliance.

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14 top tools to assess, implement, and maintain GDPR compliance

Running behind on meeting the EU’s new GDPR privacy rules? These tools can help you meet the requirements and stay in compliance by deadline.

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Salted Hash Ep 20: GDPR: Looming deadlines, massive penalties

The May 25 deadline for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is quickly approaching. Organizations large and small are scrambling to align with these new requirements, but the task isn't an easy one. In fact, the idea of...

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Taking cybersecurity beyond a compliance-first approach

A compliance first approach to security is fundamentally insecure. It's time for companies to change the mindset, go beyond simply meeting regulatory requirements and focus on truly protecting data.

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Is compliance the best insurance for managing cybersecurity risk in 2018?

Cybersecurity challenges and risks continue to emerge as top threats to business as usual for large and small organizations alike. The ability to meet these threats requires understanding emerging standards. Compliance with these new...

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What does the GDPR and the "right to explanation" mean for AI?

Security teams increasingly rely on machine learning and artificial intelligence to protect assets. Will a requirement to explain how they make decisions make them less effective?

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Is your cloud service provider ready for HIPAA?

Is your industry’s compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 covered in the cloud?

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2018 cybersecurity resolutions: check the health of your cyber compliance

Regardless of cybersecurity budgets, we can always optimize what we currently have, to better secure our organizations. The “basics” apply to every organization, of any size – if you don’t have all the boxes for compliance checked,...

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Top 5 cybersecurity questions for the CISO in 2018

CISOs face many challenges as they plan for 2018. These five questions will help guide strategic discussions in a demanding year ahead.

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Our top 7 cyber security predictions for 2018

Let’s face it: 2017 was a terrible year for cyber security with more phishing scams, ransomware, state-sponsored attacks, and new attack vectors. Will 2018 be better?

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GDPR turbocharges identity and access management spending

Thanks to the GDPR, the identity and access management (IAM) market is predicted to reach $16 billion by 2022.

Department of Defense contractors must implement IT security controls by December 31

Organizations doing business with the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) must demonstrate their ability meet higher levels IT security for their corporate network and systems by Dec. 31, 2017 or risk losing business.

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5 questions to ask your CEO about cybersecurity

Why you need to go beyond compliance.

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