Cyber Security Leaders

How to Build Back Better With Cybersecurity as a Core Principal

By JC Gaillard A comment left on one of my articles made me think: How can cybersecurity leaders drive a long-term transformative agenda, with a business and a board that cannot see beyond the short-term? I see several angles worth discussing around the way the question was put, which may help break some deadlocks. Endemic…
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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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2021 Forecast for Data Privacy Legislation

2020 was a massive year for data privacy. New laws became effective all around the world and, in turn, organizations were forced to amp up their data privacy measures to comply. Data privacy regulations are only getting stricter, and that won’t change any time soon. There is no reason to expect 2021 to be any…
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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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Work From Home Cybersecurity Basics: Phishing Scams (United States)

Article authored by Andrea C. Maciejewski, Associate and Joshua A. James, Associate with Bryan, Cave, Leighton Paisner Phishing (not to be confused with the water sport “fishing”) is a type of cyberattack whereby scammers use email or text messages to trick individuals into giving them personal information. Phishing is both common and effective, as it…
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COVIDLAUNDERINGRISKS

COVID, crims and cash: Financial crime teams need to re-think laundering risks

This article is being reprinted by permission from the author. You can view the published article here. If you’re doing AML the same way you were in the pre-COVID world, you’re doing it wrong. Nathan Lynch speaks with some of Australia’s most experienced financial crime experts on the radically changing threat landscape in 2020 —…
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Data Protection And The Pandemic

Data Protection During a Global Crisis

As the deadly COVID-19 pandemic rages on, public and private entities alike rush to find a cure, a vaccine, and at the very least, methods for limiting the uncontrolled multiplication of the virus. But exploring every possibility must be balanced with the protection of data privacy – and that can be difficult.  Take for example…
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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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COVID-19 And Data Privacy: Health Vs. Privacy

Opinion: COVID-19 and Data Privacy: Health vs. Privacy

This article was published on March 26, 2020 on Business Law Today, a publication of the American Bar Association, Business Law Section at https://businesslawtoday.org/2020/03/covid-19-data-privacy-health-vs-privacy/. We received permission for Mr. Claypoole to republish for the ADCG community. The Black Death stole people’s identities. Sweeping through Europe and Asia periodically from the 14th to the 18th century, the…
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