GDPR causes a flood of new policies

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 15 May 2018 18:25:58 +0000

The upcoming GDPR deadline means you’ve probably seen an influx of changed policy announcements in your inbox. Here’s why you might want to pay attention to the changes.

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Why the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is Necessary & Key to the Tech Future

Credit to Author: Patrick Donovan| Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:38:40 +0000

Throughout time, humanity has been striving to improve its condition and circumstances. This striving has come in fits and starts. And at times, we fail in a big way…think war… Read more »

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Who Is Afraid of More Spams and Scams?

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:55:45 +0000

Security researchers who rely on data included in Web site domain name records to combat spammers and scammers will likely lose access to that information for at least six months starting at the end of May 2018, under a new proposal that seeks to bring the system in line with new European privacy laws. The result, some experts warn, will likely mean more spams and scams landing in your inbox.

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Building an incident response program: creating the framework

Credit to Author: Paul Kincaid| Date: Wed, 07 Mar 2018 17:00:32 +0000

An incident response plan does not need to be overly complicated. However, having a solid and tested framework for the program is key in the ability of an organization to respond to and survive a security incident.

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How to build an incident response program: GDPR guidelines

Credit to Author: Paul Kincaid| Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2018 09:00:00 +0000

With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) going into effect this May, many organizations need to have a robust incident response program to ensure the safety of their customers’ and employees’ data. Here’s part one of our guidelines.

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New EU Privacy Law May Weaken Security

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2018 17:11:30 +0000

Companies around the globe are scrambling to comply with new European privacy regulations that take effect a little more than three months from now. But many security experts are worried that the changes being ushered in by the rush to adhere to the law may make it more difficult to track down cybercriminals and less likely that organizations will be willing to share data about new online threats. On May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect. The law, enacted by the European Parliament, requires technology companies to get affirmative consent for any information they collect on people within the European Union. Organizations that violate the GDPR could face fines of up to four percent of global annual revenues.

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