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Posted on 07.10.19 by Jeff Edwards

The UK's ICO is Handing Out GDPR Fines Like Candy

In the past week, British Airways and Marriott Hotels have been hit with a combined $350 million in fines.

Posted on 06.14.19 by Jeff Edwards

The Real Cost of a Data Breach: Compliance Penalties are Just the Tip of the Iceberg

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: We are living in the age of the data breach. Now more than ever, our lives are defined by the massive data sets built from our online presence, and now more than ever, they are routinely disrupted when those data sets fall into...

Posted on 05.21.19 by Jeff Edwards

The Compliance, Data Protection, and Privacy Glossary

Understanding and complying with data protection and privacy regulations is hard enough. With all of the jargon and acronyms thrown around, it can sometimes feel like lawyers and regulators don't want you to understand. Fear not, we've put together a comprehensive data...

Posted on 05.13.19 by Michael O'Dwyer

Is PSD2 Good for Banks And How Should IT Teams Implement It?

The EU’s PSD2 directive (a revised payment service directive) aims to regulate electronic payments in EU member countries. It has no impact on traditional paper-based transactions.

Posted on 05.08.19 by Greg Mooney

Australia's Privacy Act 1988 and the Thirteen Privacy Principles

If you are doing business in Australia, then you will need to study up on the Federal Privacy Act 1988 and its underlying principles.

Posted on 05.07.19 by Jeff Edwards

Understanding Brazil's General Data Protection Law

In this post, we’ll break down Brazil’s General Data Protection Law—who needs to comply, what is protected, and how to meet its requirements.

Posted on 04.23.19 by Jeff Edwards

Everything You Need to Know About China's Cybersecurity Law

In this article, we'll  answer some of the most common questions about the CSL, and make compliance goals as clear as possible.

Posted on 04.01.19 by Jeff Edwards

GDPR Overview: Complying with EU Laws for Personal Data

With the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) now in effect, GDPR preparedness should be top of mind for businesses everywhere, not just those based in the European Union (EU). This GDPR overview will take you through the basics, including the seven principles...

Posted on 02.01.19 by Jeff Edwards

Podcast - 12 Years Later: How the TJX Hack Changed Security and Compliance

In this episode of Defrag This, we’re taking a look back at one of the most monumental events in hacker history—the 2007 hack of TJX companies, which was, at the time, the biggest breach of consumer data in the history of the United States.

Posted on 01.31.19 by Jeff Edwards

Podcast: The State of Brexit and the GDPR in 2019

With Brexit in limbo and the GDPR already handing out fines to companies in noncompliance, companies who work in the confines of the EU and UK are left with few details as to how to navigate the minefield that is compliance.  To help, we talked to a lawyer who is an...

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