Tag Archives: InfoSec

GDPR Day Has Commenced

GDPR day

GDPR Day has commenced May 25th is finally upon us, which means GDPR day has commenced. Many companies are likening GDPR to the dreaded Y2K we faced at the end of the last millennium.  Sure, it is true that they do share a sense of major consequences if requirements aren’t… Read more »

Do you need fresh consent from everyone to comply with GDPR?

Well the answer is not that simple because the GDPR has set the bar pretty high when it comes to consent. First off, if you already have an existing relationship with customers who have purchased goods or services from you, it may not be necessary to obtain fresh consent. Also… Read more »

What is considered personal data and what rights do individuals have?

The ultimate goal of the GDPR is to ensure that the private data of EU citizens remains just that — private. In this GDRP minute, we discuss what is considered data under the GDPR and what rights do individuals have when it comes to their data. The GDPR definition of… Read more »

Need-to-Know GDPR Terminology for Compliance Success- Part 2

GDPR Terminology

GDPR from A-Z Organizations worldwide are scrambling to meet GDPR compliance before the regulation takes effect on May 25th of this year (2018). Other still aren’t taking it seriously enough. Hopefully, you’re here because your organization is committed to taking the necessary steps towards GDPR compliance. If you’re just beginning… Read more »

Need-to-Know GDPR Terminology for Compliance Success- Part 1

GDPR Terminology

GDPR from A-Z The GDPR is just a few months away, which means the countdown-crunch to compliance has begun. If you’re just beginning to learn about the General Data Protection Regulation, being implemented by the European Union in May, use this GDPR Terminology Cheat-Sheet (terms from A to D) to… Read more »

A Simple Journey to GDPR Compliance: Data Reporting

GDPR data reporting

  A Simple Journey to GDPR Compliance: Data Reporting So, you’re trying to make sense of these new data protection regulations being implemented by the European Union. Breaking down your compliance process into steps can help make the task a little easier.  By now you should have discovered the data… Read more »

A Simple Journey to GDPR Compliance: Data Protection

GDPR data protection

A Simple Journey to GDPR Compliance: Data Protection Welcome back to our blog series explaining how to achieve effective GDPR compliance through four simple steps.  The main objective of GDPR legislation is to protect and empower all EU citizens with stringent information rights.  After you have discovered the data that… Read more »

Drafting Cyber Security Policy for your Company

cyber security policy

Drafting Cyber Security Policy for your Company The aspects you need to cover when drafting or updating your company’s cyber security policy- from employee responsibilities to federal compliance policies. Drafting cyber security policy for your company can seem an overwhelming task. There is so much to cover and it all… Read more »

Who’s responsible for the Cyber Security of your Company?

responsible for cyber security

Who’s responsible for the Cyber Security of your Company? Many companies hold IT solely responsible for online information privacy and security, but experts agree that this is not a sustainable security business model. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Former CIA and NSA Director, Gen. Michael Hayden, calls… Read more »

WannaCry Ransomware Roundup

WananCry Ransomware Roundup

On May 12, 2017, a new ransomware strain, deemed “WannaCry” (WannaCrypt), was found by Malwarebytes (an anti-malware software company). Programmed to run in 27 languages, the ransomware’s first major infection, which grabbed all our attention, was when it hit the National Health Service of Britain (NHS). British authorities said that… Read more »