2020 News in Review

Week Ending December 28  ICO Warns SolarWinds Victims to Report Breaches  The United Kingdom’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued a warning to organizations compromised by the SolarWinds breach. The breach, which was carried out by Russian hackers, affected more than 18000 organizations worldwide. ICO requires UK data controllers subject to NIS regulations to report…
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What We Can Learn From the SolarWinds Breach

SolarWinds, a network management software company, found itself the direct victim of an insidious malware breach last week that had been in the works for months. The hack involved the installation of malware onto an updated version of their software, which was downloaded by over 18,000 customers, including approximately 421 Fortune 500 companies–and large swaths…
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Third Party Risk Management

How to Manage Third-Party Risk With Increased Number of Remote Workers

Any compliance officer knows the importance of third-party risk management (TPRM)–and that keeping vendors in compliance with data privacy and protection laws is a continuous process. But, since the Covid-19 pandemic has forced most businesses to work remotely, overseeing vendor compliance has become much more difficult due to lack of a centralized operation. That’s in…
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Corona Virus And Working From Home

How Small and Medium Enterprises Can Overcome Coronavirus-Related Compliance Challenges

Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are encountering workflow-related challenges when it comes to complying with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and preparing for the enforcement of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The COVID-19 global outbreak has presented additional challenges that are impacting efficiency and productivity, taxing resources, and hindering the ability of SMEs…
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Social Distancing And Cybersecurity

Best Practices for Cybersecurity During Social Distancing

It’s unusual that a cybersecurity news organization has the chance to report on a biological virus instead of a software virus. But here we are. The rapid-fire spread of COVID-19 has turned the world on its head, and it’s safe to say that a lot of changes are in store for the foreseeable future. While…
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Working Remotely Suggestions

Coronavirus and remote working: a practical guide 10 years in the making

iubenda provides more than 60,000 customers worldwide with software solutions for compliance with online regulations, such as the GDPR and cookie regulations. We use this company for our online policies so I received this article today about working remotely and asked for permission from the author to share it with our community. Working remotely is…
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