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Is California’s Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 going to be GDPR version 2?

Discussing the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, which covers businesses that collect or sell information about California residents. Some view it as the General Data Protection Regulation 2.0.

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How to conduct a proper GDPR audit: 4 key steps

Organizations subject to the EU's General Data Protection Regulation should do regular compliance audits. Here are the steps experts say you should take.

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Lack of confidence in data security can cost you more than you think

The majority of companies don’t understand the value of their data, because they aren’t taking the necessary steps to study the information they are gathering from customers.

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HTML5: a devil in disguise

HTML5 is not the security safe haven it was once thought to be.

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GDPR: Where are we now?

GDPR became the law of the land in Europe on May 25th. The impact has been felt across the globe...

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The ostrich security strategy is now very risky

Ignorance of a serious security event is unreasonable, and just like ignorance of the law, it is no defense.

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Review: How InSpec 2.0 delivers comprehensive compliance

The InSpec 2.0 platform from Chef tackles compliance head-on, tailored to the specific rules and guidelines that a company wants or needs. It is designed to both make sense of regulatory and technical guidelines and ensure that a...

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What does GDPR mean for an organization's hybrid IT strategy?

Effective May 25th, GDPR set off a wave of privacy updates that forced organizations to reevaluate their IT strategies. Without the right approach, your business will be impacted.

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It was 35 days to GDPR, and a lot of sleepless nights

GDPR went live on May 25, 2018. A month before the implementation date, attendees at the RSA Conference struggled with being fully ready.

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GDP…Argh!

Personal data has become a commodity to be collected, bought, sold and traded without user consent. GDPR aims to change that.

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GDPR: Where we were…and where we’re going

It’s clear that conventional methods to data security aren’t working anymore, so it’s time to step away from breach prevention and focus on a “secure breach” approach.

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GDPR is live! – Now what?

GDPR rules are a hot mess. Get clarity by further identifying all your GDPR weak spots.

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Third-party risk: it’s the second hop you should fear

Third-party risk is a persistent fear for CISOs and risk compliance officers especially, with GDPR potentially piercing corporate non-disclosure agreements. Loss of sensitive data from a third party is often managed using protective...

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Why Africa’s private sector should be concerned about more than the GDPR

The European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has generated strong interest in Africa’s private sector. However, the bigger picture shows massive gaps across Africa’s data privacy landscape. This article highlights some...

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92 million MyHeritage email addresses found on private server

On Monday, MyHeritage, an online genealogy platform, announced that more than 90 million of their users had email addresses and hashed passwords compromised, after a researcher discovered a file being hosted on a private server.

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Does your security solution protect against GDPR non-compliance?

Despite a seemingly complete overhaul of data security and privacy as the General Data Protection Regulation rolled out, many fall short when screening for compliance. How do you protect your organization, your clients and your...

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How GDPR impacts US cybersecurity policy

With the GDPR in full effect, expect to start seeing an impact in the US sooner vs. later. All it will take is the next major data breach for the American public to start demanding ownership of their personal data.

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GDPR is here – now what?

Look at the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) as opportunities to adopting sound data protection practices.

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