Jun 17, 2021 l Data Privacy, Compliance, Switzerland, revDSG

The Revised Swiss Data Protection Act (revDSG) – What you Need to Know

Data privacy and security is a global issue that is continually evolving to meet the current demands of citizens. As such, revisions are always being made to regulations and laws to modernize them so that they are effective in the present day. In Switzerland, they have done exactly that to the Swiss Data Protection Act "Datenschutzgesetz" (DSG)...

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Jun 15, 2021 l Data Security, Data Breach, DBIR

The Verizon Data Breach Investigation Report - How do you Use it?

The annual Verizon DBIR (Data Breach Investigation Report) is a great tool full of lots of actionable information. However, at over 100 pages full...

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Jun 1, 2021 l Data Breach, PII, Datenpanne, Germany, Supermarkets

Data Breach at German Supermarket Chain tegut

The German supermarket chain "tegut" was recently the target of a cyberattack (source in German) and on April 24 the company activated emergency...

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Mar 11, 2021 l Data Security, Microsoft, Data Breach

Key Takeaways from the Microsoft Exchange Breach

The recent attack on Microsoft Exchange, which seems to have affected anywhere from 30,000 to 60,000 or more organizations, appears to be far more...

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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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Dec 22, 2020 l Data Security, Data Breach, Cyber-security, SolarWinds

What can we Learn from the SolarWinds Breach?

CISO’s and C-level leaders around the world need to look at the exposure risk of sensitive data in their organizations when attackers can...

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Mar 4, 2020 l Tokenization, Data Security, Data Protection, Data Breach

Breach Prevention is so 2010: Now is the Time to Protect Data Itself

The trend towards digital transformation means companies are using and monetizing data more and more. Today, there is not only more data, data is...

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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....

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Feb 18, 2020 l Tokenization, GDPR, Data Protection, Data Privacy, Data Breach, Cloud Computing, IAPP, CISO

Is the US Ready for Centralized Data Privacy Enforcement?

The recent news about a proposed bill to create a central data privacy enforcing body shines another spotlight on the high-risk, high stakes...

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Feb 4, 2020 l Data Security, Data Protection, Data Breach

Accidental Breaches a Top Concern for IT Security Professionals

A recent Egress survey questioned 500 IT security decision-makers and found that accidental breaches are rife within the industry. Over 70% of...

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