Mark Wellins, Author at Security Boulevard

What Have We Learned About GDPR Over The Last Two Years?

| | Blog, GDPR
In a nutshell – that it misses the point. It’s a bit harsh, but let’s consider the impact. As a consumer, I am more frustrated than ever by the continuous need to accept conditions to view a website or to give my consent to cookie usage or whatever other ingenious ... Read More

GDPR vs. CCPA

| | Blog, Cybersecurity
On January 1, 2020, California passed the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), marking the first intensive state-wide privacy legislation in the US. The CCPA followed the traction of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that passed on May 25, 2018. Both the CCPA and the GDPR give individuals the ... Read More

Rolling Out the Red Carpet

Your customer has been won over by your superior technology and has placed an order. It is an exciting time with high levels of interaction and everyone involved is in a positive frame of mind, anticipating, perhaps impatiently, the deployment of the solution. The implementation team has been involved – ... Read More

Making Your Customer the Hero

| | Mark's Remarks
Why do some deployment plans not work out as well as hoped? One or more of the following ‘ingredients’ was likely missing: Speaking the same language does not equate to a common understanding, especially when that language is not the mother tongue for one or more of the parties involved ... Read More

Google Maps and PII Repositories

| | Mark's Remarks
I’m a bit like an elephant. My long-term memory is excellent, my short-term, not so much. Which is good, because I remember fondly hiking as a kid on hikes that were became lovingly known as Fiasco Tours. I don’t want to mislead you. It’s not like the tours themselves were ... Read More

Privacy Laws – Achieving and Maintaining Compliance

| | Mark's Remarks
I relish the moment when someone says to me “It’s not like the regulations say that I must find every last entity. So why do I need to discover where my data can be found in order to achieve compliance? What I have is enough!” Why? Let’s start by understanding ... Read More

It’s Your Right. Do it Right.

| | Mark's Remarks
You know the feeling, the one that is a nagging doubt, that itch that won’t quieten down? You know, when you’ve just pulled an all nighter to finish the project by the deadline, but that itch is still there, because something is missing. I’ve experienced that way too much recently, ... Read More

Seeing is Believing

| | Uncategorised
They say you make your own luck, and I’ve certainly been blessed with an abundance of it. First Check Point, then Tufin, both great technologies, and now 1touch.io, makes it 3 for 3. All three technologies have an ease of use that belies the complex intelligence that lies beneath the ... Read More