Nov 1, 2019 l Compliance, Data-Centric Security, Big Data, Data Analytics, Cloud Computing, challenges, IoT

Big Data Security Series Part 2: How Hard is it to Secure Big Data?

Survey says: exceedingly difficult.

But why?

Years ago, on traditional databases you had complete control over how to implement and protect your servers. You also had a manageable number of servers, let’s say around 10, you had your hardened environment, and you were able to do anything you wanted with the data you had.

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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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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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