Hot Topics at the 2018 RSA Conference

Blockchain Applications , Endpoint Security , General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Hot Topics at the 2018 RSA Conference Regulations and New Technologies Are in the Spotlight Nick Holland (@nickster2407) • April 12, 2018     GDPR compliance. New uses for blockchain. IoT security. These are some of the hottest topics on tap at the 2018 RSA Conference, taking place April …

GDPR: It’s Getting Personal

With the deadline to the enforcement of the EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) fast approaching (May 25), I have been spending more time with Cisco’s Marketing Privacy team making sure we are ready. As a company, our customers’ privacy is of the utmost important to us and we want to ensure we’re protecting that. And as data-driven marketers leading …

What will happen with WHOIS when GDPR is implemented?

The countdown has now begun for the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Although the implications of the new regulation have been widely discussed, one of the lesser known side effects of its coming into force could jeopardize user security instead of enhancing it. This situation is due to the conflict between the obligations of the GDPR and …

Massive data breaches just one month before the arrival of the GDPR

The security and privacy of personal data is once again a cause of concern and debate for business organizations. With the new General Data Protection Regulation just weeks away, the latest cyber-security studies reveal that data theft incidents continue on the rise, with an average of 122 data records being compromised per second. What’s more, if you take a look at …

What happens if I violate GDPR?

Less than 65 days. That is how long is left until GDPR comes into force. Is your company prepared? The likelihood that your company is unprepared is high, as three out of five companies state that they are not ready to implement the changes that the new data protection regulation requires. According to a recent study by Forrester, a large …

7 Frequently asked questions about the GDPR

The European Union foresees that the application of the GDPR will suppose sanctions of up to twenty million euros or 4% of turnover of the previous period for non-compliance. Now that we are in the final stretch, it is convenient to determine whether our company is prepared to meet the challenges. Can you respond to this 7 questions? Data Control  will help you to …

From 1980 to 2018: How We Got to the GDPR

In 1980, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, or OECD, established frameworks to protect privacy and personal data. From then until now, we have experienced several profound changes in legislation, notably the EU Data Protection Directive. Now in 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, will begin to take on its true value, as May of this year …

Debunking the Myths of the GDPR, Pt. 2

The date is approaching when the new GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) will replace the 1995 data protection legislation and, as time passes, its application is taking relevance in the conversations of security experts and responsible for all the companies. Remember that the GDPR will help strengthen the protection of the user’s fundamental rights in the online environment and will …

Transparency of ML algorithms is a double-edged sword

Unless companies processing citizens’ personal data fully understand the reasoning behind the decisions made based on their machine-learning models, they will find themselves between a rock and a hard place. The post Transparency of ML algorithms is a double-edged sword appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

Businesses and GDPR: What they need to do to be compliant?

While this may sound daunting and the consequences of non-compliance are significant, it’s considered unlikely that regulators will make an example of small businesses that can demonstrate they have a plan and have attempted to comply fully with requirements. The post Businesses and GDPR: What they need to do to be compliant? appeared first on WeLiveSecurity