All data protection regulation related articles

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…

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…

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…

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.…

An Overview of The NYDFS Cybersecurity Regulation

June 27, 2017 Compliance
by: June 27, 2017
What is NYFDS?

Last year, New York became the 1st state that proposed cyber security regulations for the financial organisations. This year, on March 1st, the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) Cybersecurity…

PCI Compliance – Why It Is a Must

April 6, 2017 Compliance
by: April 6, 2017

Financial institutions often deal with data breaches due to the huge value financial records hold for external attackers or malicious insiders. A data security incident in financial organizations can have multiple negative…

Are you GDPR compliant yet?

by: August 23, 2016

There is still time until 2018, but have you sketched a game plan yet? The General Data Protection (GDPR) regulation makes a big statement about individuals’ private data and their right to request data controllers and processors…

The upcoming EU Data Protection Regulation

June 19, 2015 Data Loss Prevention
by: June 19, 2015

Depending on your specific industry and geographic location, there are several rules and regulations on data protection your company has to comply with. This is nothing new, as PCI, SOX, GBLA, PIPED, Basel II or HIPAA compliance…