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 value, cybersecurity is no longer just an IT issue.  It has become a board-level concern. Furthermore, if an attack doesn’t mean the complete end of your business, even recovery can be extremely expensive...

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May 24, 2019 l GDPR, Data Privacy, Compliance

One Year Later - What Were the Biggest GDPR Fines?

GDPR’s potential fines of 20 million EUR or 4% of global annual turnover had organizations across the globe shaking in their boots, but was the...

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Jan 17, 2019 l GDPR, Compliance, Data-Centric Security

GDPR - Biggest Fail of 2018?

I recently read a post in which someone claimed that GDPR was probably the biggest fail of 2018.

Really? I can’t stop myself from writing a...

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

6 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 29, 2018 l Tokenization, GDPR, PCI DSS, Compliance, Data-Centric Security

Why Data-Centric Security Should be a Part of your GDPR Strategy

If you've been to any security conference, tradeshow, or read any industry journals in 2018 you will find yourself bombarded by lots of...

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Nov 26, 2018 l GDPR, Data Protection, Data Privacy, Compliance

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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Nov 16, 2018 l GDPR, Compliance, Data-Centric Security

GDPR checklist to avoid Auditor's Crosshairs

The General Data Protection Regulation came into effect on May 25, 2018 and while there was tremendous noise around this event and it seemed as if...

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

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 GDPR, PCI DSS, Data Protection, Compliance, Data-Centric Security, Regulations, 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 GDPR, PCI DSS, Data Security, Data Protection, Compliance

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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