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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Advisory Board Member Jody Westby: Coronavirus Response Requires D&O Review

Editors Note: This article was written by Advisory Board Member, Jody Westby, for LeadersEdge, the content platform of The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers. As most organizations and governments closed their offices and ordered employees to work from home in response to the coronavirus, cyber criminals and nation states began taking advantage of workers…
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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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Opinion Data Privacy Challenges

Opinion: Pandemic Creates More Data Privacy Compliance Challenges

GDPR Challenge for Small and Medium Enterprises Complying with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has proven to be challenging for some organizations. This is especially true for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) with limited resources. To achieve compliance, organizations need to allocate substantial resources for conducting data inventories, data flow audits, risk assessments, and…
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OPINION: How A CISO Improves Business Value

OPINION: How a CISO Improves Business Value

In August 2019, Bloomberg published an article that talked about the challenges of retaining a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), and the ongoing search to fill open cybersecurity roles. Good people are hard to find and expensive. This perpetuates the myth that cybersecurity does not create value for a company, but is simply a cost…
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Cybersecurity Training

Opinion: Companies aren’t Dedicating Enough Time to Cybersecurity Training

Contributed by: Stephen Gilmer ADCG Advisory Board Member Certified Chief Information Security Officer (C|CISO) In July 2019, SANS Institute released its fifth annual SANS Security Awareness Report (SAR), which looks at how organizations manage a common risk: human error. While the report shows some positives, it ultimately demonstrates that the state of cybersecurity hasn’t significantly…
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