May 5, 2020 l cybersecurity, comforte, award

Comforte AG wins Best Cyber Security Company of the Year 2020

From a business standpoint, the start of 2020 has been successful for comforte AG. In the space of three months, we are proud to announce that comforte AG has won a host of industry awards, including Best Security Company 2020 at the 2020 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards and, being named a Grand Trophy Winner, at the 16th Annual info Security...

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Jul 7, 2020 l GDPR, Data Protection, Pseudonymisation

ENISA Guidelines Endorsed Pseudonymisation Even Before GDPR

The formation of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) signified a watershed moment for European citizens, and data processing....

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Jun 16, 2020 l GDPR, Compliance, LGPD

Time’s (Was) Up!

August 15th is nearly here, and that means compliance with Brazil’s LGPD! (19.06.20 UPDATE: Brazil is postponing LGPD enforcement until 2021)

 

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May 26, 2020 l GDPR, Compliance

GDPR - 2 Years On

GDPR. Four letters that have supposedly changed the way data security and privacy is viewed on a global scale. Now, two years on since the ...

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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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Apr 14, 2020 l GDPR, Data Security, Data-Centric Security, CCPA

The Problem of Data Handling for Financial Services Firms

According to a recent report by Accenture, one in three financial services organisations lack either clear plans or resources to address customer ...

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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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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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Oct 16, 2019 l PCI, DataProtection, Tokenization, GDPR, PCI DSS, DataPrivacy, digital payments, Data-Centric Security, CCPA

CCPA:  Data Privacy like GDPR; Data Security like PCI DSS

Comparisons have already been drawn about the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), calling it ‘the GDPR for California residents.’ However,...

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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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