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Posted on Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 by
Similar to what is currently being applied by the European Union via the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) brings to the United States a new set of data privacy rights and compliance obligations. What does this mean for organizations? In short, businesses inside and outside of California may be affected by this new privacy legislation. Business owners, executives and privacy professionals should therefore prepare for January 1, 2020.

Topics: Compliance, Cyber Law, Privacy & Security, Tips & Tricks, Uncategorized

Posted on Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 by
In today’s digital world, companies of all types and sizes need to protect their critical data assets against cyberattacks and data breaches. Privacy obligations such as GDPR, CCPA and PIPEDA have required organizations to step up their privacy game to demonstrate compliance with mandatory privacy breach notification, reporting and record-keeping. Although more and more organizations have implemented basic compliance exercises, many are still at a loss when it comes to managing, monitoring and reporting on their privacy obligations. This blog article answers key questions about how organizations can leverage strategic reporting frameworks to understand their inherent risks, determine their target maturity and report effectively on their various data privacy obligations.

Topics: Compliance, Cyber Law, Cybersecurity Posture, IoT Security, Managed Security Services, Privacy & Security, Security Practices

Data privacy is the fundamental right of us
Posted on Tuesday, January 29th, 2019 by
Is Data Privacy Beneficial to the Business or Just the Customer?   2019 has started with a data privacy bang. The French National Data Protection Commission (CNIL) has fined Google around $57 million for privacy violations under the GDPR. The ruling was based on non-compliance with consent to process data as outlined in the General...

Topics: BIg Data, Compliance, Cyber Law, Enterprise Security Architecture, Managed Security Services, Penetration Testing, Security Practices, Tips & Tricks

Digital Privacy Act Canada
Posted on Tuesday, January 8th, 2019 by
In order to harmonize the Canadian requirements to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in the European Union, the Government of Canada issued final provisions on the mandatory reporting and recording of privacy breaches according to Canada’s PIPEDA. The new regulations, also known as the Digital Privacy Act, came into force on November 1st, 2018. Under the Digital Privacy Act, Canadian and non-Canadian organizations subject to PIPEDA will need to take necessary steps for compliance. This amendment to Canadian federal law primarily relates to three areas: 1. Data breach record keeping, 2. Data breach reporting and 3. Data breach notification.

Topics: Compliance, Cyber Law, Privacy & Security

Incident Response Planning - Hitachi Systems Security
Posted on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 by
Each jurisdiction imposes data protection standards with regards to when and how organizations should or must disclose data breaches. This allows individuals whose personal information has been compromised to take remedial steps to avoid potential adverse consequences, such as financial losses or identity theft. As part of our 5-part series, this article dives deeper into the different jurisdictions that organizations in today’s globalized world may be subject to.

Topics: Compliance, Cyber Law, Incident Response

Ransomware and cyberinsurance
Posted on Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 by
Is Ransomware Covered By Your Cyberinsurance?

Topics: Cyber Law, Privacy & Security, Ransomware

PCI-Compliance-Risk-Exposure-and-Third-Party-Processor
Posted on Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 by
What is the risk exposure when an organization suffers a data breach and is not compliant with PCI DSS?

Topics: Compliance, Cyber Law, PCI DSS

How to Reduce Your Cyber Insurance Premium
Posted on Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 by
What can you do, as a security expert within your organization, to reduce the cost of cyber insurance premiums?

Topics: Cyber Law, Security Practices

Cyber-Insurance-Policy
Posted on Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 by
What is cyber insurance? Who should get it? How can the right coverage help information security executives protect their corporate data?

Topics: CISO, Cyber Law, Privacy & Security

Privacy Policy
Posted on Monday, December 19th, 2016 by
PIPEDA is administered by the federal Privacy Commissioner, who has the authority to make public statements on violations of the Act and/or refer serious cases to the Federal Court. Here are 5 steps on how the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act is enforced. If you are not familiar with PIPEDA, read more about what it stands...

Topics: Cyber Law, Privacy & Security

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