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Debunking conventional wisdom to get out of the security and privacy rut

Given the unprecedented rate of technological change, the dizzying news cycle, and an always-on social media mentality, it may be surprising to learn that when it comes to security and

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Industry reactions to Google’s €50 million GDPR violation fine

On 21 January 2019, the French National Data Protection Commission (CNIL) imposed a financial penalty of €50 million against Google, in accordance with the GDPR. This is the first time that the CNIL

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Why Compliance Does Not Equal Security

A company can be 100% compliant and yet 100% owned by cyber criminals. Many companies document every cybersecurity measure and check all appropriate compliance boxes. Even after all that, they

IT Compliance

When It Comes to Cyber Risks, A Confident Board Isn’t Always a Good Thing

In December 2018, the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) published its “2018–2019 Public Company Governance Survey” report, a key barometer of economic and governance concerns from the perspective of

IT Compliance

GDPR: Five tips for organizations to remain compliant

For the majority of UK businesses, a huge amount of time and resource was invested to become GDPR compliant in time for the May 2018 deadline. The cost of implementing GDPR was substantial, with

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IT Security Predictions For 2019

Making predictions in the information security space is always an interesting yet challenging task. The very nature of cybersecurity, with the velocity of vulnerabilities and new threat actor coalitions along

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Top 5 Questions to Ask Your Managed Security Services Provider

There is no shortage of spend or need on security services. Gartner has recently predicted that worldwide spend on security products and services will reach $124 billion in 2019. This coupled with

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What You Need to Know About PCI DSS Compliance this Holiday Season

In addition to facing a sophisticated and rapidly evolving cybersecurity landscape, enterprises must also adhere to legal regulations around data storage and security. Failure to comply with measures like the

IT Compliance

GDPR Implementation Slow but Improving

According to the EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) Implementation Review Survey conducted by IT Governance, six months after the GDPR went into effect, the majority of organizations are failing to implement the

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Measuring privacy operations: Use of technology on the rise

Critical privacy program activities such as creating data inventories, conducting data protection impact assessments (DPIA), and managing data subject access rights requests (DSAR) are now well established in large and