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All You Need to Know about the NIST Cybersecurity Framework

December 21, 2018 Compliance
by: December 21, 2018

The last few years have transformed cybersecurity and data protection from niche concerns to major problems as both individuals and organizations suffered from an unprecedented wave of cyberattacks and data theft. Governments…

Data Protection in the UK Post-Brexit

December 14, 2018 Compliance
by: December 14, 2018

After months of intense negotiations, the UK and the EU have reached a deal for the UK’s exit from the European Union or, as it’s more commonly known, Brexit. However, to gain approval, the 585-page withdrawal agreement must…

CCPA vs. GDPR: How the Two Data Protection Regulations Compare

December 6, 2018 Compliance
by: December 6, 2018

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is the most significant development in privacy legislation in the US in recent years.  Hurriedly passed into law on 28 June 2018, the CCPA followed in the footsteps of the EU’s General…

Data Protection Regulations in the Middle East

December 3, 2018 Compliance
by: December 3, 2018

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation has sparked a global legislative movement that aims to vouchsafe individuals’ privacy and curb data vulnerability. While some of these new regulations were years in the making,…

All You Need to Know About the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

November 19, 2018 Compliance
by: November 19, 2018

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has sparked a global movement aimed at protecting individuals’ data and enforcing stricter regulations on entities processing large amounts of data.  While some of these…

Australia’s Answer to the GDPR: The Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme

August 31, 2018 Compliance
by: August 31, 2018

Since its adoption the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has created a domino effect around the world, with many countries moving forward with proposals for new data protection regulations or updates to existing…

Two Months Later: Living in a Post-GDPR World

August 3, 2018 Compliance
by: August 3, 2018

It’s been over two months since the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has come into force on May 25th and, after a feverish rush for compliance overtook all businesses, a period of relative calm followed in the…

Top 5 Ways DLP can help with HIPAA compliance

July 5, 2018 Compliance
by: July 5, 2018

Health data, due to its sensitive nature, has always been considered a special category of data and invariably falls under the jurisdiction of data protection regulations. Under the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation…

Time’s Up! The GDPR is Now in Full Effect

May 25, 2018 Compliance
by: May 25, 2018

The last two weeks have been met with varying degrees of panic by companies big and small trying to finalize GDPR compliance before the new legislation’s enforcement on 25 May 2018. What feels like a million emails were sent…

New CLOUD Act Adds Fuel to Privacy Debates

May 10, 2018 Compliance
by: May 10, 2018

The Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data (CLOUD) Act was signed into law by the US President on March 23rd as part of the 2,000-page Spending Bill. The new piece of legislation addresses a controversial debate that has been…