Oct 16, 2019 l GDPR, PCI DSS, Data Protection, Compliance, 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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Nov 29, 2018 l GDPR, PCI DSS, Data Protection, Compliance

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

If you went to any security conference, tradeshow, or read any industry journals in 2018 you would've found yourself bombarded by lots of information...

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Sep 28, 2018 l GDPR, PCI DSS, Data Protection, Compliance, Data Breaches

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 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 past...

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Sep 7, 2018 l GDPR, PCI DSS, Data Protection, Compliance

Cybercrime doesn't Follow Regulations - Part I: Lessons from the Past

"Compliance isn't security - even if you're compliant, you aren't necessarily secure".

I recently heard this quote at an event for the payments...

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Jul 25, 2018 l GDPR, PCI DSS, Data Protection, News

Mercury Processing Services International Chooses comforte AG for Enterprise Data Security

As a leading regional service provider in payments industry, Mercury Processing Services International (MPSI) appreciates the importance of a robust...

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Jun 14, 2018 l GDPR, PCI DSS, Data Protection, Compliance

7 Ways PCI DSS and GDPR Overlap

How to kill two regulatory burdens with one stone

Becoming GDPR compliant can seem like a daunting task. So daunting in fact that some firms outside...

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May 14, 2018 l GDPR, PCI DSS, Data Protection, Compliance

Don't be a dodo, secure your data!

If I was writing this in the early 2000s, I would have started with the line “open any newspaper and the headline will be screaming about…” but since...

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May 14, 2018 l GDPR, PCI DSS, Data Protection, Compliance

Facebook is where we (should) live

If you’re a Facebook user, or even if you’re not, you’ve probably noticed the flurry of news on the leak of millions of Facebook user profiles. The...

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