Blackout of news sites

As a result of the EU’s GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) coming into effect on May 25, 2018, more than 1,000 U.S. news sites are not available in the EU. For example, EU residents looking to read LAtimes.com will see the following …

Careers: How to Get into Cybersecurity

Perhaps you’ve read that demand for qualified cybersecurity professionals dramatically outstrips supply and that an entry level salary is $54,000 a year, with an average salary nearly double that. CyberSeek have even produced this handy interactive map showing areas of …

The requirements of the PCI DSS

The PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard)was created in 2004 by American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa and JCB. It is a set of policies and procedures intended to optimize the security of credit, debit, and cash card transactions and protect cardholders against misuse of their personal information. It applies to …

The benefits of outsourcing your DPO

Since the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) came into effect in May 2018, the international shortage of DPOs (data protection officers) has increased. The Regulation stipulates that certain organizations must appoint a DPO to monitor data protection compliance and act as a contact …

Do you know all the personal data you hold?

A key part of data privacy laws that affect North American organizations – various U.S. state legislation, HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act), the EU’s GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), and the soon-to-be-updated PIPEDA (Personal Information Protection and Electronic …

Achieve NYDFS compliance

The 18-month transitional period for compliance with sections 500.06 (Audit Trail), 500.08 (Application Security), 500.13 (Limitations on Data Retention), 500.14(a) (Training and Monitoring), and 500.15 (Encryption of Nonpublic Information) of the NYDFS Cybersecurity Requirements has ended. There is still time …