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Posted on Thursday, September 10th, 2020 by
Munich, Germany, and Montreal, Quebec, Canada – August 31, 2020 – Akarion and Hitachi Systems Security (HISYS-SEC) have reached a mutual agreement to bring their business vision, their know-how and their expertise together. Akarion is a German and Austrian software developer for professional compliance management and verifiable tamper-proof data storage. The objective of this collaboration...

Topics: Akarion, Akarion Compliance Cloud, CISO, CISOaaS, Cloud Security, Compliance, Data Protection Operations Center, DPOaaS, DPOC, Internet of Things, IoT Security, Managed Security Services, MSS, Operational Technology, OT, Privacy & Security

Posted on Tuesday, August 11th, 2020 by
The massive global influence of social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook is testing our personal privacy to the limits. This is perhaps not surprising. The platforms have mass appeal, attracting everyone from the average person in the street to the President of the United States of America. With wide-scale adoption comes privacy and...

Topics: Canada Privacy Act, COVID-19, Cyber Law, Cybercrime, Facebook, GDPR, Law 64, Malware, Phishing, Privacy & Security, Ransomware, Social Engineering, Social Media, Spyware, TikTok, Twitter

Posted on Monday, July 13th, 2020 by
A smart security+privacy approach can be enabler and accelerator of digital transformation. In the last ten years, cybersecurity threats have unfortunately become normalized for the modern enterprise. Data breaches, Denial of Service attacks (DDoS), ransomware, and so on, are all, unfortunately, common problems affecting companies across every sector and of all sizes. The Data Breach...

Topics: Compliance, DDoS, Digital Transformation, DPIA, GDPR, Internet of Things, Office 365 Security, PIA, PIPEDA, Privacy & Security, Privacy Impact Assessment, Ransomware, Remote working, wfh, Working from home

Posted on Tuesday, May 12th, 2020 by
Assessing data privacy risks when migrating to the Cloud remains a complex challenge. In a previous post, we looked at the impact of cloud migration from a cybersecurity perspective. That article explored the acceleration of Cloud Computing used to manage the increase in home working requirements due to COVID-19. But security is not the only...

Topics: Canada Privacy Act, Cloud Security, COVID-19, Data Protection Impact Assessment, DPIA, GDPR, PIA, PIPEDA, Privacy & Security, Privacy Impact Assessment, Uncategorized

Posted on Friday, February 21st, 2020 by
Data privacy is critical for your organization as consumer pressure and regulatory fines is helping turn the tide on privacy attitudes by many enterprises including the tech giants. In our previous article on data privacy for businesses, we discussed what is meant by a Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) and a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA)....

Topics: Canada Privacy Act, Compliance, DPIA, GDPR, PIA, PIPEDA, Privacy & Security, Privacy Impact Assessment, Risk management, Uncategorized

Posted on Thursday, January 30th, 2020 by
Data privacy has evolved from “nice to have” to a business imperative and critical issue. More and more people are asking questions us about how their personal data is used.  Privacy is fast becoming an important issue for your brand. Even if you do not have a customer-facing business, the privacy of employees and others,...

Topics: Canada Privacy Act, Cyber Law, Data Protection Impact Assessment, DPIA, GDPR, PIA, PIPEDA, Privacy & Security, Privacy Impact Assessment, Uncategorized

data privacy roundup
Posted on Thursday, December 5th, 2019 by
How did the state of data privacy impact the global economy in 2019? It is highly likely that the year 2019 will be remembered as the era of data privacy. In this article, we talk about privacy trends and developments in 2019, including GDPR, CCPA, privacy by design, etc.

Topics: Compliance, GDPR, Privacy & Security, Trends & Technologies, Uncategorized

Healthcare Data Privacy
Posted on Thursday, November 7th, 2019 by
Healthcare is arguably one of the most data-driven business there is, which is why health data privacy is becoming a widely discussed topic. What is healthcare data and why does privacy matter? Which regulations cover healthcare data privacy? Learn about HIPAA, HITECH, PIPEDA, etc.

Topics: Compliance, GDPR, Privacy & Security, Tips & Tricks, Trends & Technologies, Uncategorized

Credit Unions Cybersecurity Posture
Posted on Thursday, October 31st, 2019 by
How can credit union professionals strengthen their cybersecurity posture? Much like banks, credit unions hold large amounts of highly sensitive data about members, including financial and personal information such as credit scores, banking information and investment history. In this blog article, we'll talk about why cybersecurity is important for credit unions, how credit unions can evaluate and improve their cybersecurity posture, and which first steps credit unions should undertake to strengthen their security defenses.

Topics: Compliance, Control Assessment, Cybersecurity Posture, Security Practices, Tips & Tricks, Uncategorized

Data Privacy_NIST Privacy Framework
Posted on Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 by
What is the NIST Privacy Framework and how does it relate to data privacy? Currently in draft stage, the framework was designed to help organizations determine the risk levels of data privacy within their systems. In this article, we take a look at the new NIST Privacy Framework and how it can help your business meet data privacy requirements.

Topics: Compliance, Cyber Law, Privacy & Security, Resource, Security Practices, Trends & Technologies

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