Executive Perspectives

Privacy and Security by Design: Thoughts for Data Privacy Day

Data Privacy Day has particular relevance this year, as 2018 brought privacy into focus in ways other years have not. Ironically, in the same year that the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect, the public also learned of glaring misuses of personal information and a ...

Data Security

Creating Ripples: The Impact and Repercussions of GDPR, So Far

“GDPR is coming, GDPR is coming!” For months this was all we heard – everyone was discussing GDPR’s impending arrival on May 25th, 2018, and what they needed to do to prepare for the new privacy regulation. GDPR – the General Data Protection Regulation – first came to fruition on April ...

Data Security McAfee Partners

Reaching GDPR: A Partner Approach

As Raj Samani, Chief Scientist and Fellow at McAfee says, “It’s critical that businesses do everything they can to protect one of the world’s most valuable assets: data.” Whether your organization achieved compliance with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by the enforcement date on May 25, or still has a ...

Cloud Security

GDPR Planning and the Cloud

This blog was written by Ben Cody.  Data protection is on a lot of people’s minds this week. The Facebook testimony in Congress has focused attention on data privacy. Against this backdrop, IT security professionals are focused on two on-going developments: the roll-out next month of new European regulations on ...

Enterprise Data Security

Financial Services and GDPR: What 200 Professionals Told Us About Their Data Protection

When the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (DPR) comes into full force May 25, European citizens will receive greater privacy protection and regulators will have a strengthened authority to take action against businesses that breach the new laws. Fines of up to 4% of annual global revenue or ...

Enterprise Data Security

The Tortoise and The Hare Part II: May 25th is a Friday, or Great Data Protection Rocks even after Memorial Day

At one point in my career, I was responsible for launching massive websites.  We’d talk about when and how we flip the switch to launch the new website.  At least once during every project someone would ask me who got to flip the switch, as though we would have a ...

Data Security

The Tortoise and the Hare of GDPR, Part I: Don’t Panic

In preparation for May 25, data-driven companies (and really, that’s most of us) have started doing business differently, bracing for the enforcement date of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). And all companies with customers and employees who are residents of the European Union should be handling personal data carefully ...

Consumer Threat Notices

The GDPR Basics: What Consumers Need to Know

To ensure all companies are being held responsible for the way they handle consumer data, the European Union took action and created something called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Passed in April of 2016, GDPR was created to protect the personal data handled by companies – but what exactly ...

Enterprise Data Security

GDPR: Great Data Protection Rocks – Especially on Data Privacy Day

International Data Privacy Day might seem like an odd holiday, especially for businesses to observe. That’s what we thought about Earth Day, launched in 1970, and today companies around the world announce their public support every year. International Data Privacy Day marks the day – back in 1981 — that ...

Data Security German

Vorbereitung auf die Datenschutz-Grundverordnung 2017, Teil 3: Wichtige Fragen, die Sie Ihrem Cloud-Anbieter stellen sollten

Dies ist der dritte Teil einer Reihe von Blog-Beiträgen, mit denen Sicherheitsverantwortliche und Führungskräfte in Unternehmen auf die Datenschutz-Grundverordnung (DSGVO) 2017 vorbereitet werden sollen.   Denken Sie über eine Verschiebung von Anwendungen in die Cloud nach? Wenn ja – und welches Unternehmen tut das nicht – haben Sie an die ...

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