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

5 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 globe, meaning the list of “GDPR-free” havens is growing shorter by the day. CISOs and other data security executives at globally operating organizations will have no choice but to adopt a...

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

5 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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Nov 26, 2018 l GDPR, Compliance, Data Protection, Data Security

4 Key Impacts of GDPR since May 25

It’s now been half a year since GDPR came into force (officially on May 25, 2018) – so it begs the question – what has been the impact?

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Oct 26, 2018 l Data Privacy, Data Protection, Regulations, GDPR

Apple CEO Tim Cook Calls for Federal Privacy Law in the US

On Wednesday this week, Apple CEO Tim Cook delivered a keynote address at the European Union's International Conference of Data Protection and...

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Sep 28, 2018 l Uber, Data Breach, Data Privacy, Data Protection

Uber to Pay Record Settlement for Failure to Disclose Data Breach

Instead of informing the public about a data theft that took place in 2016, Uber paid hush money to the hackers to destroy the data in an alleged...

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Sep 28, 2018 l PCI DSS, GDPR, Regulations, Compliance, Data-Centric Security, Data Protection, Cybercrime

Cybercrime Doesn't Follow Regulations - Part III: What's Next?

In the past two blog posts we looked at regulations, the history of hacking, and cybercrime today.

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Sep 18, 2018 l Compliance, Data Protection, PCI DSS, GDPR, Data Security

Cybercrime doesn't Follow Regulations - Part II: the Evolution of Hacking

There is a basic question we want to answer in this series: Is it really true that “compliance isn’t security”?

We started with lessons from the...

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Sep 13, 2018 l Data Protection, Data Security, Breach

Hundreds of Thousands of British Airways Customers Affected in Massive Data Breach

We all book flights online. Usually, that is nothing you have to worry about. But recently, hackers have stolen sensitive customer data from...

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Sep 7, 2018 l Compliance, Data Protection, PCI DSS, GDPR, Data Security

Cybercrime doesn't Follow Regulations - Part I: Lessons from the Past

"Compliance isn't security - even if you're compliant, you aren't necessarily secure".

I recently heard this quote at an event for the payments...

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Jul 25, 2018 l News, Data Security, Tokenization, Data Protection, PCI DSS, GDPR

Mercury Processing Services International Chooses comforte AG for Enterprise Data Security

As a leading regional service provider in payments industry, Mercury Processing Services International (MPSI) appreciates the importance of a...

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