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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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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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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Jun 15, 2018 l GDPR, Data Privacy, Data Protection, Data Security, Compliance

4 Reasons why GDPR is an Opportunity and not a Threat

The threats associated with the GDPR are obvious, but could the GDPR be regarded as an opportunity?

Imagine a storage space in your home, be it a...

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Jun 14, 2018 l Data Privacy, Data Protection, Data Security, PCI DSS, Tokenization, GDPR, Pseudonymisation

7 ways PCI DSS and GDPR overlap

How to kill two regulatory burdens with one stone

Becoming GDPR compliant can seem like a daunting task. So daunting in fact that some firms...

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May 14, 2018 l GDPR, PCI DSS, HIPAA, Data Security, Tokenization, Data Protection, Pseudonymisation

Don't be a dodo, secure your data!

If I was writing this in the early 2000s, I would have started with the line “open any newspaper and the headline will be screaming about…” but...

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May 14, 2018 l Tokenization, GDPR, PCI DSS, HIPAA, facebook, Data Security, Data Protection, Data Privacy

Facebook is where we (should) live

If you’re a Facebook user, or even if you’re not, you’ve probably noticed the flurry of news on the leak of millions of Facebook user profiles....

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