May 4, 2021 l Data Protection, cybersecurity

The Importance of Board Members in Building a Cybersecurity Strategy

Over the past 12 months, most board agendas have been largely focused on dealing with business continuity during the pandemic. Yet, this shouldn’t be an excuse to forget any obligations to cybersecurity. In fact, according to Gartner, 40% of boards of directors will have a dedicated cybersecurity committee by 2025. It’s proof that board members...

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Jan 12, 2021 l GDPR, Data Protection, Data Privacy, Compliance, CCPA, LGPD, PDPA, POPIA, PIPA

12 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 13, 2020 l GDPR, HIPAA, PCI DSS, Compliance, Data-Centric Security

How Data-Centric Security Enables Cross-Regulatory Compliance

GDPR. CCPA. HIPAA. PCI DSS. The number of acronyms within the data security and privacy sphere is forever mounting as governments and industry...

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Jul 28, 2020 l GDPR, Data Protection, Data Privacy

European Court of Justice at an Impasse with US Over Privacy Shield

You might have recently seen that the European Court of Justice (ECJ) put an end to a digital trade agreement involving the transfer of EU data to...

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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 Up for LGPD! (Then it wasn't, Now it is Again!)

August 15th is nearly here, and that means compliance with Brazil’s LGPD!

August 25 Update: Brazil is postponing LGPD enforcement until December...

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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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