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What is the New York Cybersecurity Regulation? What you need to do to comply

Officially called 23 NYCRR 500, this regulation requires financial services firms doing business in New York to have a full security risk assessment and plan.

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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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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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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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Are regulations keeping you from using good passwords?

Most companies are using password "best practices" that are out of date and ineffective. Regulations are getting in the way of changing them.

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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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Data is the new air

Data is a catalyst of innovation, of disruption and of possibilities. However, we still need to learn how to harness data and the internet for positive benefit. In the data we generate, there also is great risk. We need to understand...

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Tech Talk: Prepping for GDPR

CSO's Michael Nadeau and Steve Ragan join Computerworld's Ken Mingis and IDG Communications' Mark Lewis to look at what the new EU privacy rules mean. They offer insights on how companies can prepare – and what happens if they don't.

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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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How privacy is moving data security to the top of corporate agendas

It’s no longer privacy vs security. Regulations like GDPR and customer data breaches have joined privacy and security efforts at the hip.

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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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Salted Hash Ep 28: GDPR deadline fast approaches

The deadline for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is almost here. During our trip to the RSA Conference last month, Salted Hash spoke to an expert on the subject, and learned some interesting things when it comes to...

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What small business owners should know about GDPR and why

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into force May 25, 2018. Learn what small-business owners need to know about GDPR and why it matters.

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

The rules and potential penalties of the GDPR will not fit all sized companies.

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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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