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The Need for Compliance in a Post-COVID-19 World
Baan Alsinawi, Founder and Managing Director at TalaTekCommentary
With the current upheaval, business leaders may lose focus and push off implementing security measures, managing risk, and keeping up with compliance requirements. That's a big mistake.
By Baan Alsinawi Founder and Managing Director at TalaTek, 5/21/2020
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Compliance as a Way to Reduce the Risk of Insider Threats
Bob Swanson, Compliance Research Consultant, SwimlaneCommentary
Several key resources and controls can help reduce overall risk by providing guidance on proper control implementation, preventative measures to deploy, and an emphasis on organizationwide training.
By Bob Swanson Compliance Research Consultant, Swimlane, 5/14/2020
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Coronavirus, Data Privacy & the New Online Social Contract
Shuman Ghosemajumder, Global Head of Artificial Intelligence, F5 NetworksCommentary
How governments can protect personal privacy in contact tracing while saving peoples' lives
By Shuman Ghosemajumder Global Head of Artificial Intelligence, F5 Networks, 5/12/2020
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Will the Pandemic Complicate Cyber Insurance Claims?
Edge Editors, Dark Reading
While quarantined workers are keeping safe at home, they could be jeopardizing your insurance policy.
By Edge Editors Dark Reading, 4/27/2020
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Narrow the Scope of Compliance
Ariel Zeitlin, Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder, GuardicoreCommentary
Many organizations are doing more than they need regarding compliance.
By Ariel Zeitlin Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder, Guardicore, 4/24/2020
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'Look for the Helpers' to Securely Enable the Remote Workforce
Scott Price, Chief Executive Officer at A-LIGNCommentary
CISOs and CIOs, you are our helpers. As you take action to reassure your company, your confidence is our confidence.
By Scott Price Chief Executive Officer at A-LIGN, 4/17/2020
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Will Gentler HIPAA Rules on Telehealth Now Protect Us From Breach Litigation Later?
Edge Editors, Dark Reading
To enable medical care while encouraging social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Health and Human Services temporarily loosened up on some of its HIPAA noncompliance enforcement on telehealth. But what happens if there's a PHI slip-up?
By Edge Editors Dark Reading, 4/14/2020
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How Much Downtime Can Your Company Handle?
Marc Wilczek, Digital Strategist & COO of Link11Commentary
Why every business needs cyber resilience and quick recovery times.
By Marc Wilczek Digital Strategist & COO of Link11, 3/31/2020
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Technology Empowers Pandemic Response, But Privacy Worries Remain
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
As technology companies and the medical community work to find ways to track and test for the virus, privacy might fall by the wayside.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 3/26/2020
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Do DevOps Teams Need a Company Attorney on Speed Dial?
Shahar Sperling, Chief Architect at HCL AppScanCommentary
In today's regulatory and legislative environment, companies and individuals are exposed to lawsuits over security breaches, resulting in significant fines and ending careers.
By Shahar Sperling Chief Architect at HCL AppScan, 3/25/2020
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Facebook Got Tagged, but Not Hard Enough
Billee Elliott McAuliffe, Member, Lewis Rice LLCCommentary
Ensuring that our valuable biometric information is protected is worth more than a $550 million settlement.
By Billee Elliott McAuliffe Member, Lewis Rice LLC, 3/18/2020
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Privacy in a Pandemic: What You Can (and Can't) Ask Employees
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Businesses struggle to strike a balance between workplace health and employees' privacy rights in the midst of a global health emergency.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 3/16/2020
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5 Strategies to Secure Cloud Operations Against Today's Cyber Threats
Chris Christou & Brad Beaulieu, Director of Cloud Security / Cloud Security Engineer at Booz Allen HamiltonCommentary
With these fundamentals in mind, organizations can reduce their security and compliance risks as they reap the cloud's many benefits:
By Chris Christou & Brad Beaulieu Director of Cloud Security / Cloud Security Engineer at Booz Allen Hamilton, 2/20/2020
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Some Democrats Lead Trump in Campaign Domain-Security Efforts
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Sanders and Trump campaigns lack proper DMARC security enforcement, study finds.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 2/10/2020
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Businesses Improve Their Data Security, But Privacy Not So Much
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
While the California Consumer Privacy Act will force companies to provide a modicum of meaningful privacy, World Privacy Day still mainly celebrates data security.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 1/29/2020
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Why Companies Should Care about Data Privacy Day
Brad Shimmin, Distinguished AnalystCommentary
Marking yesterday's 14th anniversary of Europe's first data protection day reminds us how far we still have to go.
By Brad Shimmin Distinguished Analyst, 1/29/2020
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CCPA: Cut From the Same Cloth as PCI DSS
Jonathan Deveaux, Head of Enterprise Data Protection at comforte AGCommentary
Finally, some good news about CCPA: If you've built your security infrastructure to PCI DSS standards, you may be already covered by California's new data protection rules
By Jonathan Deveaux Head of Enterprise Data Protection at comforte AG, 1/28/2020
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Greater Focus on Privacy Pays Off for Firms
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Privacy-mature companies complete sales more quickly, have fewer and less serious breaches, and recover from incidents faster, according to Cisco's annual survey.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 1/27/2020
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Weathering the Privacy Storm from GDPR to CCPA & PDPA
Mark McClain, CEO & Co-founderCommentary
A general approach to privacy, no matter the regulation, is the only way companies can avoid a data protection disaster in 2020 and beyond.
By Mark McClain CEO & Co-founder, 1/23/2020
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Avoid That Billion-Dollar Fine: Blurring the Lines Between Security and Privacy
Jean-Michel Franco, Senior Director of Product Marketing at TalendCommentary
While doing good for the user is the theoretical ideal, the threat of fiscal repercussions should drive organizations to take privacy seriously. That means security and data privacy teams must work more closely.
By Jean-Michel Franco Senior Director of Product Marketing at Talend, 1/21/2020
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