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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…

GDPR Compliance Checklist

December 18, 2017 Compliance
by: December 18, 2017

With 2017 coming to an end, the clock is ticking closer to the implementation of the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on May 25th 2018. While interest in issues of compliance surrounding the dreaded new legislation…

The EU aligns its new ePrivacy Regulation to the GDPR

November 16, 2017 Compliance
by: November 16, 2017

In January 2017, a new ePrivacy Regulation meant to repeal Directive 2002/58/EC was proposed by the European Commission and published on its website.  Concerning the respect for private life and the protection of personal…

The UK’s bid for GDPR Compliance

November 9, 2017 Compliance
by: November 9, 2017

As we draw nearer to the end of the year and we enter the last stretch to the GDPR compliance deadline, the UK has recently announced its own bill on data protection has entered Parliament for assessment. With two data protection…

GDPR Requirements: The Essential Five

October 17, 2017 Compliance
by: October 17, 2017

With the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect on 25 May 2018, the clock is ticking for companies to implement its requirements and to ensure compliance is reached before the looming deadline. …

NIST 800-171 compliance and Data Loss Prevention

September 7, 2017 Compliance
by: September 7, 2017

The NIST Special Publication 800-171, Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Information Systems and Organizations, published June 2015 (updated January 2016), focuses on information shared…

Top 5 Ways DLP can help with GDPR compliance

September 1, 2017 Compliance Data Loss Prevention
by: September 1, 2017

The enforcement of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is less than ten months away and companies across the EU and international businesses with European customers are already taking steps to achieve compliance.…