Compliance

January 22, 2021

New cyber council tackles infosec challenges from a tech perspective

Cybercrime is a plague on all industries, but a technology-borne problem at its core. So it makes sense that leading IT experts and infosec solution providers would step up to provide key advice to the tech community on how to protect customers from prevalent cyberthreats. To that end, the nonprofit IT trade association CompTIA this month officially…

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January 21, 2021

Look for GDPR fines to increase, extend beyond breaches

So far, U.S. companies have felt the brunt of regulators' displeasure. The highest GDPR fine so far – $57 million – was imposed on Google by French regulators, though Marriott may have to pony up $123 million.

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January 11, 2021

Feds will weigh whether cyber best practices were followed when assessing HIPAA fines

Organizations that can show they did their due diligence in protecting medical information will be better off, should a breach occur.

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January 7, 2021

‘Ghosts of legislations past’: Policy predictions for 2021

If 2020 brought deadlines tied to various privacy and data protection policies, then 2021 means compliance – with less leniency for companies that fall short of regulations.

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January 7, 2021

Forrester offers six-step governance, risk and compliance program

In a new report on governance, risk and compliance, Forrester advises top security officials that they have to prepare for more regulations around privacy and personal control over data, especially when it comes to handling medical data during the pandemic.

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December 28, 2020

Privacy 2020: From prepared to alarmed, the year the rubber hit the road

If 2019 was an opportunity for privacy advocates to push for preparation ahead of looming data protection deadlines, then 2020 was the year organizations were expected to prove themselves ready. In this second article in our Year in Review series, we consider how legal complications leave all businesses, big and small, with a heavier privacy burden than ever.

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