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All You Need To Know about GLBA Compliance

March 25, 2019 Compliance
by: March 25, 2019

Although better known for its privacy stipulations, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), also called the Financial Modernization Act of 1999, is a US federal law whose original purpose was to allow different types of financial…

Data Security Tips for Media Companies in India

March 13, 2019 Compliance
by: March 13, 2019

A sunrise sector in the Indian economy, the media and entertainment industry is on an impressing growth path and is expected to expand at a much faster rate than the global average. Along with this, the stakes related to data…

All You Need to Know about Brazil’s New Data Protection Law

March 8, 2019 Compliance
by: March 8, 2019

On 14 August 2018, Brazil passed a comprehensive general data protection law, the Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados (LGPD) which aims to align existing legislation to the new international standard set by the EU’s General Data…

Japan Receives the First Adequacy Decision Under the GDPR

February 28, 2019 Compliance
by: February 28, 2019

On 23 January 2019, Japan became the first country to earn an adequacy decision from the European Commission (EC) after the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on 25 May 2018. These decisions, which …

The US Federal Privacy Law Picks Up Steam

February 18, 2019 Compliance
by: February 18, 2019

As the adoption of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) created a domino effect across the world, leading to more and more countries adopting data protection legislations, the US, that was, until recently, strongly…

Data Protection in Japan: All You Need to Know about APPI

February 1, 2019 Compliance
by: February 1, 2019

Japan’s first foray into data protection legislation came with the adoption of the Act on the Protection of Personal Information (APPI) in 2003. APPI was one of the first data protection regulations in Asia. It received a …

5 Best Practices for PCI DSS Compliance

January 23, 2019 Compliance
by: January 23, 2019

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a set of security requirements that helps businesses protect their payment systems from breaches, fraud and theft of cardholder data. Developed by the PCI Security…

Data Protection in Canada: All You Need to Know about PIPEDA

January 17, 2019 Compliance
by: January 17, 2019

Canada has long been at the forefront of data protection with its Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) enacted as early at 2000. The early legislation was based on the 10 principles set out…

Indian Banks: Tips to Prevent Breaches and Stay Compliant

January 14, 2019 Compliance
by: January 14, 2019

The cybersecurity vulnerability of banks is high worldwide, as the business environment is continuously changing and new threats emerge every day. DLP solutions can help in protecting sensitive data and meeting compliance…

How is GDPR Changing the Data Privacy Field?

December 27, 2018 Compliance
by: December 27, 2018

After 2017 being named the Year of the Data Breach in the cybersecurity field, it was about time for 2018 to become the Year of Data Privacy Regulations.

 Although the number of data breaches did not show a decrease this year, …