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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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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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The GDPR initiative and how it affects US government and industry

Don't make the mistake of thinking the GDPR regulation only affects our friends and neighbors overseas. There may be real implications here at home.

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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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How GDPR will affect small and midsized businesses

GDPR went into effect May 25th and many small- to medium-sized businesses will be impacted whether they realize it or not. Although daunting, here are a few steps your company can take to be better prepared.

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The GDPR is a journey, not a destination

Make sure you understand the need to operationalize data management and security.

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The rise of the NIST cybersecurity framework

NIST's recently released Cybersecurity Framework version 1.1 showcases the Institute’s expanding role and the reliance of lawmakers on its guidance. While this should be welcomed given NIST’s rigorous technical approach, eventually...

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Zero Trust: Why ‘cyber insurance’ offers no GDPR compliance

With the finable GDPR compliance deadline just weeks away, the vultures are circling – and leading the pack is a group of companies touting so-called ‘cyber insurance’. While the majority of IT security vendors are opting to scare...

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Cyberwar: Silicon Valley’s new bright, shiny thing

Tech companies are hoping you forget history and ignore their culpability.

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Insuring Uncle Sam’s cyber risk

The insurance sector needs to have panel members that are already cleared and approved by the DoD in advance of a cyber incident being reported and arguably before coverages are agreed upon within the four corners of an insurance...

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GDPR: one size does not fit all

Why mid-market companies face a tougher road with GDPR.

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DOD releases new guidance to protect data within the supply chain

Companies supplying products and services to the US Department of Defense must meet 110 security requirements specified in NIST SP 800-171 or risk losing contract awards through a new set of risk scoring guidelines. The new rules...

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The Top 3 cyber priorities for DOD’s incoming CIO

The DOD’s new top IT executive Dana Deasy will be an important cog in DOD’s big push toward universal defense cloud adoption, facilitating organizational changes that will make the military’s cyber defense more streamlined and...

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Is your organization a HITRUST org?

For good reason, there's now more focus on regulatory compliance for healthcare—which also includes a multitude of vendors and business associates to manage risk for and meet or exceed the Health & Human Services (HHS) compliance...

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Implementing the NIST cybersecurity framework could be worth at least $1.4m to your business

While there are many other frameworks available, the NIST CSF provides a nationally recognized guideline as you scale your business and cybersecurity program.

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Nation state attacks – the cyber cold war gets down to business

Cyber weaponry is moving to new frontiers: yours. Businesses are the next target on the nation state menu. Are you protected or vulnerable?

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Key articles in the GDPR for the enterprise

Major data breaches are on the rise and information law is rising in response. The GDPR is perhaps the most prominent example of this shift to a more customer-centric data protection ideology.

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Tax scams target businesses, too: attacks just the tip of the phishing spear

There are too many people unaware of the issue and too many organizations that believe they are immune or that your business won’t be a target.

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