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,…

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Does Your Organization Need A Chief Privacy Officer

Does Your Organization Need a Chief Privacy Officer?

As the presence of global data privacy legislation continues to rise, so does the importance of privacy-related positions. The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) mandates that companies hire a Data Protection Officer, and related roles like Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) have also become more valued. One of the most concrete action items a…
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New Zealand’s Data Privacy Law Now Effective

On December 1, New Zealand’s new data privacy law took effect.  The Privacy Act 2020 impacts every organization with a physical or virtual presence in New Zealand. Any offshore organization that collects data from New Zealanders must comply.  This marks the suspension of 1993’s Privacy Act and puts the pressure on organizations to handle data…
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CMMC is Official! What This Means to You Now

CMMC is Official! What This Means to You Now WATCH NOW Program length: One HourCMMC is Official! What This Means to You NowOn November 30th, the interim DFARS Case 2019–D041 becomes effective as the rule formally putting the CMMC cybersecurity…

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AI And Privacy

A Guide: How to Utilize Artificial Intelligence for Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Compliance

Technology is undeniably useful. It can make us more productive, and connect far-flung workforces. But every time a business or organization adopts a new piece of technology, its “attack surface” expands–and it exposes itself to more risk.  The pandemic hasn’t helped. As organizations transition to a remote environment, they’ve begun to operate via home networks…
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