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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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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Jan 28, 2020 l Data Protection, Data Privacy, Data Privacy Day

8 Data Privacy Tips for Data Privacy Day

Data Privacy Day is a reminder for just how unsecure our digital lives really are. Normally, I comment on data protection and privacy for...

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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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Oct 24, 2019 l Data Protection, Data Privacy, Big Data, Data Analytics

Big Data Security Series Part 1: Data is Everywhere but Security isn't

Since time immemorial, data has been the key to success. Traders who understood their customers’ needs and emotions could sell more goods at a...

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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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Aug 6, 2019 l Data Security, Data Protection, Data Privacy, Data Breach, Data-Centric Security, CFO, Cyber-security

Is it critical for CFOs to understand cybersecurity?

Looking at the impact a data breach can have in terms of regulatory fees, customer trust as well as loyalty and as a consequence, shareholder...

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Aug 2, 2019 l Tokenization, Data Security, Data Privacy, Data Breach, Data-Centric Security, Cybercrime, Pseudonymisation, Cloud Computing, Multicloud, #capitalonebreach

6 takeaways from the Capital One data breach

"WHAT'S IN YOUR WALLET?" is the theme question asked by spokes-celebrity Jennifer Garner in commercials for Capital One. A data breach wasn't...

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