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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 Cybersecurity

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…

Using DLP to meet MPAA best practices

February 22, 2018 Compliance
by: February 22, 2018

The entertainment industry has seen its fare share of leaks and hacks in recent years, with giants such as Sony, Netflix and HBO falling victims to attacks and having their private records and upcoming releases made public…

Shadow IT in the Age of GDPR Compliance

February 15, 2018 Compliance
by: February 15, 2018

Since the cloud went mainstream, a proliferation of online services and tools have led to the rise of so-called shadow IT, the use of unauthorized third-party services by employees in the workplace. Examples include the …

GDPR: The Pros and The Cons

February 1, 2018 Compliance
by: February 1, 2018

Data protection legislation is seen as a way for governments to take back control over data security which has suffered critical hits in recent years with major breaches making headlines on a weekly basis.  Regulations …

EU vs US: How Do Their Data Privacy Regulations Square Off?

January 17, 2018 Compliance
by: January 17, 2018

The EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is coming into effect on 25 May 2018 and will have wide-ranging consequences on a global scale, affecting all businesses that trade with the European Union, from within…