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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…

GDPR Essentials: Data Protection Impact Assessments, When and How Should They Be Conducted?

May 4, 2018 Compliance
by: May 4, 2018

As we enter the home stretch towards the enforcement of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), with only three weeks to go until 25 May 2018, we take a closer look at one of the key requirements of the new legislation:…

France’s CNIL Takes a Pragmatic Approach to GDPR Implementation

April 26, 2018 Compliance
by: April 26, 2018

The French data protection authority, the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL) has taken a very active role in clarifying what French businesses’ responsibilities will be under the EU…

GDPR Essentials: The Right to Erasure, Who Can Request it and How is it Applied?

April 12, 2018 Compliance
by: April 12, 2018

Time is ticking: the implementation of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is less than 7 weeks away and companies are still struggling to come to terms with compliance. While some have already passed their…

How to Prepare your Data at Rest for GDPR Compliance

March 30, 2018 Compliance
by: March 30, 2018

With the GDPR implementation around the corner, companies processing EU data subjects’ personal information need to step up their data protection policies and take decisive action to reach compliance. Under the new legislation,…

Top 20 Critical Security Controls for Efficient Cyber Hygiene

March 22, 2018 Compliance
by: March 22, 2018

The Center for Internet Security (CIS) released the latest version of their Top 20 Critical Security Controls, a ground-breaking set of globally recognized best practice guidelines for securing IT systems and data.

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GDPR Essentials: Data Protection Officers, What Are They and How Do You Get One?

March 15, 2018 Compliance
by: March 15, 2018

With the implementation of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 10 weeks away, organizations are struggling to reach compliance before the deadline passes. The new legislation is meant to unify and standardize…