Data Protection

One Year Down: GDPR By The Numbers.

By Mike Kiser, Global Strategist and Evangelist, SailPoint Today marks the first anniversary of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Europe’s data privacy regulation shook up the privacy world by imposing penalties for some of the strongest consumer protection laws of the last 20 years and inspired even stricter laws in other parts of the world. GDPR created a single breach-notification regulation for the entire EU with the goal of protecting personal data of...

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GDPR – What Went Wrong?

By Spencer Young, RVP EMEA, Imperva A year ago, it seemed as if you couldn’t open a newspaper or business magazine without encountering the dread letters GDPR. So you’d expect businesses to have heeded the warnings, and implemented the systems and technologies they needed to avoid the swingeing fines applicable under the new regulations. Not a bit of it. In fact, in the first six weeks following the imposition of GDPR, data breaches rose by...

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Cyber Risk Management – Bringing Security Intelligence To The Board.

Written by Josh Lefkowitz, CEO of Flashpoint Data breaches are costly. According to a recent Ponemon Institute study, the average breach costs an organisation $3.86 million. A separate study found that, although the share price of breach-affected companies shows its sharpest drop 14 days after the breach is made public, there is still a discernible impact on the organisation’s stock valuation three years post-event. Business impacts at this level affect the fundamental financial performance and...

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comforte AG

The solution is making its debut at Card Forum 2019, the annual gathering of card and payment executives from the industry’s leading issuers, networks, retailers and innovators. Card Forum 2019 is being held this week in New Orleans. comforte AG has over a decade of history working with payment service providers (PSPs) to achieve compliance with data security regulations, in particular PCI DSS, as well as with more recent legislation such as the EU's General...

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TrustArc Research Highlights Privacy Attitudes One-Year After The GDPR Enforcement Date.

TrustArc, a leading data privacy management company, today announced new findings from an online study conducted by Ipsos MORI, a global research and consulting firm, on behalf of TrustArc. The survey polled individuals aged 16-75 in the UK about a number of issues surrounding the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) one year since it went into effect on 25 May 2018. More than one third (36%) of adults aged 16–75 trust companies and organisations...

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By Frank Krieger, Vice-President, Governance, Risk and Compliance, iland May 2019 will mark the first anniversary of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and early numbers make clear that its implementation has been a success as a breach notification law. As such, GDPR has affected multiple aspects of a business. It has created increased requirements for businesses to deal with issues such as security, compliance, data ownership, training and data management. The new regulation will...

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Egress Delivers GDPR Compliance To The Benelux Market Using AI-Powered Data Security.

Egress, the leading provider of people-centric data security solutions, today announced its official launch into the Benelux market. The company, which helps organisations receive, manage and share information securely, has selected Amsterdam as the location of its mainland Europe headquarters due to the city’s reputation for technical innovation and access to an ecosystem of top data security specialists. “Egress’ success over the past five years has been underpinned by our market-leading security tools that have...

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UK Adults Say Businesses Need To Do More To Protect Their Personal Data, Finds Kaspersky Lab.

Keeping our digital footprint private is growing more important – and challenging – in today’s increasingly connected world, finds Kaspersky Lab. Results from a survey of 2,000 UK adults found that people believe there is not enough business or state protection currently in place to defend it: 41% of UK respondents think that businesses should do more to protect their personal data, including passwords, addresses and bank account details, from hacking More than a quarter...

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Identifying Patterns To Prevent A Data Breach.

Patterns define human behaviour. They help point to potential problems before they become full-blown incidents; and the same is true in cybersecurity. Patterns (or deviation from) can be an organisations biggest ally in the fight to prevent data breaches. In a new blog for IAM and PAM specialist One Identity, Jenny Radcliffe describes the importance of patterns with real life examples of her observations when investigating data leaks. She begins: “Many years ago I investigated...

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Travelling Secure – The Importance Of Privacy When Commuting.

By Marcus Harvey, Sales Director EMEA at Targus We’ve all heard of travelling light but what about travelling secure? Business not doing so well? Sales down? Margins are tight? No company would want their competitors or members of the public to know any of this information, but many of us would talk about it or write confidential emails about it in public, without giving it a second thought. The fact is that ‘shoulder-surfing' or ‘visual...

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