Feb 25, 2020 l Data Security, Data Protection, Data Privacy, Data Breach

Almost 60% of UK Consumers Affected by Data Breaches in 2019

The number of data breaches that took place around the world in 2019 surpassed all previous years, with a total of 7,098 detected breaches. Although this represents only a marginal increase over the 7,035 breaches documented in 2018, the increase in the total number of records lost is staggering.

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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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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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