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Feb 9, 2021 l Data Protection, Data Privacy, Compliance, Privacy Act 2020, New Zealand

New Zealand's Privacy Act 2020 Now in Effect

On December 1, 2020, updates to New Zealand's data privacy laws came into force, replacing the previously established 1993 Privacy Act. The new...

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Feb 4, 2021 l Data Breach, Datenpanne, Accidental Exposure, Free University of Berlin

Accidental Data Exposure at the Free University of Berlin

According to a report by netzpolitik.org, on January 12, an update to the Campus Management System of the Freie Universität (FU) Berlin...

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Jan 12, 2021 l GDPR, Data Protection, Data Privacy, Compliance, CCPA, LGPD, PDPA, POPIA, PIPA

12 Countries with GDPR-like Data Privacy Laws

GDPR wasn't the beginning and it certainly won't be the end. Strict data privacy legislation is appearing in more and more economies across the...

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Nov 13, 2020 l GDPR, HIPAA, PCI DSS, Compliance, Data-Centric Security

How Data-Centric Security Enables Cross-Regulatory Compliance

GDPR. CCPA. HIPAA. PCI DSS. The number of acronyms within the data security and privacy sphere is forever mounting as governments and industry...

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Oct 16, 2020 l Tokenization, Data-Centric Security, Cloud Security

16 Reasons to use Third Party Cloud Security and not Salesforce Shield

In short: Salesforce Shield has a hefty price tag on top of the SFDC license, despite offering limited protection within Salesforce and zero...

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Oct 9, 2020 l Tokenization, Data-Centric Security, Cloud Security, Cloud Native

Mass Move to the Cloud – 3 Essential Tips for Cloud Migration

Cloud technology has become indispensable for many organizations, however there are common mistakes and misconceptions that you should be aware of...

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Sep 10, 2020 l Tokenization, PCI DSS, Data Protection, Compliance, Cloud Native

PCI DSS 4.0 and the Changing Approach to Compliance

In the past, the focus of PCI compliance was to store as little sensitive data as possible and keep it secured. In today's data driven world, that...

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Aug 14, 2020 l Tokenization, Data Security, Data Privacy

Cisco Survey Demonstrates Financial Benefit of Enterprise Data Security

"Privacy has become an attractive investment even beyond any compliance requirements. Organizations that get privacy right improve their customer...
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May 12, 2020 l GDPR, Data Privacy, Compliance

4 GDPR Violations that Multiple Companies have been Fined for

In a previous post, we looked at the highest GDPR fines to date. We thought it would be interesting to show what instigates fines like these, so...

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