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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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 16, 2020 l Data Security, Data Privacy

A Company Culture of Data Privacy – Your Role as a Data Caretaker

The big cloud service providers—think Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, and Google—are very clear about the shared responsibility model. If you...

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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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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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Jul 28, 2020 l GDPR, Data Protection, Data Privacy

European Court of Justice at an Impasse with US Over Privacy Shield

You might have recently seen that the European Court of Justice (ECJ) put an end to a digital trade agreement involving the transfer of EU data to...

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Jun 2, 2020 l Data Security, Data Privacy, Compliance

Experts Discuss: Where Data Security and Data Privacy Meet

A few weeks ago, comforte AG  hosted an online webinar featuring Forrester. The focus of that presentation was the intersection point between data...

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May 19, 2020 l Data Privacy, Compliance, Coronavirus, Pandemic

Reassessing Data Privacy Guidance During Coronavirus/Covid19 Pandemic

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has published a document called: The ICO’s regulatory approach during the coronavirus public health...

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