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Privacy Shield: Should I stay or should I go?

The lead up to the GDPR enforcement date consumed a large swath of media coverage. This essentially buried the news that in early July 2018, the European Union Parliament warned that it

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Time Is Up: Five Ways To Mitigate Risk From GDPR

In May 2018, the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) went into effect. With the deadline now behind us, there is confusion and ambiguity with respect to definitions,

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The GDPR Aftermath: What Else Can be Done to Improve Data Security

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is intended to give people greater control over their personal data and make companies accountable for data breaches, and makes improvements for critical security

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You Should Still Care About GDPR

In the days leading up to May 25, email inboxes were filled with updated privacy notices and requests for marketing consent. Web browsers saw more banners about “cookies” than they

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Achieving compliance: GDPR, CCPA and beyond

AB 375, or the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) of 2018, was signed into law by California Governor, Jerry Brown, on June 28, 2018 and is recognized as one of

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How rogue data puts organisations at risk of GDPR noncompliance

The GDPR compliance deadline came in by force on 25th May 2018 and applies to all organisations processing and holding the personal information of data subjects. This includes contacts such as customers,

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GDPR has made life easier for cyberciminals

Removal of PII data from Whois records makes protecting Internet users increasingly difficult for security professionals. New research conducted by domain name and DNS-based cyber threat intelligence firm DomainTools has revealed that

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GDPR Hurts Security but Publicity Might Help

A survey of 900 security professionals conducted by AlienVault at Infosecurity Europe found that spending on GDPR compliance efforts has hindered threat detection but cybersecurity publicity might actually benefit the industry. Additionally,

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Businesses collect more data than they can handle, only half know where sensitive data is stored

With pressure to ensure consumer data is protected mounting, Gemalto today released the results of a global study which reveals that 65% are unable to analyze all the data they collect and

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Rethinking security at work: it goes far beyond passwords

With global giants such as Dixons, Carphone Warehouse and Ticketmaster all suffering serious data breaches in the past 12 months and Javelin Strategy & Research finding that more people than