Feb 25, 2020 l Data Security, Data Protection, Data Privacy, Data Breach

Almost 60% of UK Consumers Affected by Data Breaches in 2019

The number of data breaches that took place around the world in 2019 surpassed all previous years, with a total of 7,098 detected breaches . Although this represents only a marginal increase over the 7,035 breaches documented in 2018, the increase in the total number of records lost is staggering.

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Jan 21, 2020 l Data Security, Data Privacy, Compliance, #ccpa

CCPA is Here, but is Your Business Ready?

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) was approved by the Governor of California in 2018 and as of January 1, 2020 it is in full effect. The...

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Jan 14, 2020 l Tokenization, PCI DSS, Data Security, Data Protection, Compliance

PCI DSS Compliance Lower than Ever

In Verizon’s 2019 Payment Security Report, it was revealed that in 2018 only 36.7% of businesses are fully compliant with the Payment Card...

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Nov 20, 2019 l HIPAA, Compliance, Data-Centric Security, PII, Artificial Intelligence

How Artificial Intelligence will Affect Patient Data Protection

Following the successful introduction of Alexa’s healthcare services earlier this year, Amazon has announced that its AI, Textract, is now HIPAA...

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Nov 1, 2019 l Compliance, Data-Centric Security, Big Data, Data Analytics, Cloud Computing, challenges, IoT

Big Data Security Series Part 2: How Hard is it to Secure Big Data?

Survey says: exceedingly difficult.

But why?

Years ago, on traditional databases you had complete control over how to implement and protect your...

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Oct 21, 2019 l Tokenization, GDPR, PCI DSS, Data Security, Data Protection, Data Privacy, digital payments, open banking, Compliance, Data Breach, Data-Centric Security, Pseudonymisation, Cyber-security, #ccpa

5 Trends Happening in Payments – Data Security is needed more than ever

A locally-famous Thai restaurant in San Diego County posted a message to customers requesting that they pay with a credit card, due to increased...

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May 24, 2019 l GDPR, Data Privacy, Compliance

One Year Later - What Were the Biggest GDPR Fines?

GDPR’s potential fines of 20 million EUR or 4% of global annual turnover had organizations across the globe shaking in their boots, but was the...

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Apr 29, 2019 l Data Protection, Data Privacy, Compliance, Big Data, Data Analytics

The Top 3 Big Data Security and Compliance Challenges of 2019

There is an incredible number of people, devices, and sensors that generate, communicate, and share data. Analyzing this data gives organizations...

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Jan 17, 2019 l GDPR, Compliance, Data-Centric Security

GDPR - Biggest Fail of 2018?

I recently read a post in which someone claimed that GDPR was probably the biggest fail of 2018.

Really? I can’t stop myself from writing a...

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Jan 17, 2019 l GDPR, Data Protection, Data Privacy, Compliance

6 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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