May 4, 2021 l Data Protection, cybersecurity

The Importance of Board Members in Building a Cybersecurity Strategy

Over the past 12 months, most board agendas have been largely focused on dealing with business continuity during the pandemic. Yet, this shouldn’t be an excuse to forget any obligations to cybersecurity. In fact, according to Gartner, 40% of boards of directors will have a dedicated cybersecurity committee by 2025. It’s proof that board members...

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Apr 20, 2021 l PCI DSS, Data Security, Data Protection, Compliance

What to Expect from PCI DSS 4.0

The subject of data security is often shrouded in mystery, with a multitude of acronyms from a combination of industry buzzwords and regulatory...

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Mar 18, 2021 l Data Security, Compliance, Nacha

New Nacha Data Security Requirements Coming up

The National Clearing House Association (Nacha) is a non-profit organization that convenes hundreds of diverse organizations to enhance and enable...

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Mar 4, 2021 l Data Protection, Data Privacy, Compliance, POPIA, South Africa

How South Africa's POPIA will Affect your Business

It goes without saying that data is an invaluable asset to any company. On the other hand, privacy is an invaluable asset to us as individuals. In...

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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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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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Dec 2, 2020 l Data Protection, Data Privacy, Compliance, Canada

Canada's New Data Privacy Bill: the Digital Charter Information Act

On November 17, the Canadian government introduced Bill C-11, better known as the Digital Charter Implementation Act, which will see the North...

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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 29, 2020 l PCI DSS, Data Protection, Compliance, Regulations

PCI DSS Compliance Flagged as Major Concern in Verizon Business Report

There was much anticipation from those within the finance and security industries to learn about the key findings from the Verizon 2020 Payment...

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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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