Insurance CISO Concerns With Cloud Migration

With digital transformation a term most will be familiar with now, we could say with some certainty that many industries have either already adopted or are in the process of migrating to cloud technology. Yet, the insurance sector is one industry in particular that is still in its infancy when ... Read More

European Court of Justice at an Impasse Over Data Privacy With US Law

You might have recently seen that the European Court of Justice (ECJ) put an end to a digital trade agreement involving the transfer of EU data to the United States. This move was due to surveillance fears and concerns over the lack of privacy standards that currently operate within the ... Read More

ENISA Guidelines Endorsed Pseudonymisation Even Before GDPR

The formation of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) signified a watershed moment for European citizens, and data processing. This regulation has come to define the way in which data is to be handled by organisations, removing uncertainty or misunderstanding as to what is to be expected when data ... Read More

Magellan Healthcare Attack a Harsh Reminder for the Need to Be HIPAA Compliant

The healthcare industry has seen a significant change as of late. The increasing affordance of medical technology has simplified patient care by providing in-depth analytical metrics and lifesaving services. However, the increasing digitization of the healthcare sector has seen it become a frequent target for cybercriminals. In an age where ... Read More

GDPR – 2 Years On

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GDPR. Four letters that have supposedly changed the way data security and privacy is viewed on a global scale. Now, two years on since the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was introduced on the 25 May 2018, can we honestly say there has been an improvement in the way ... Read More

Reassessing Data Privacy Guidance During Coronavirus/Covid19 Pandemic

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has published a document called: The ICO’s regulatory approach during the coronavirus public health emergency, in order to provide renewed guidance on data security and reassure the public that the exceptional circumstances generated by the Coronavirus are being taken into account. But what do ... Read More

Comforte AG wins Best Cyber Security Company of the Year 2020

From a business standpoint, the start of 2020 has been successful for comforte AG. In the space of three months, we are proud to announce that comforte AG has won a host of industry awards, including Best Security Company 2020 at the 2020 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards and, being named a ... Read More

Data Tokenization:Why Governments Should Implement It?

Protecting national security is paramount for any government agency, and the first step is securing all public-sector information. If any such data were to get into the wrong hands, both national security and public trust would be at stake as the government lets down the very citizens that it is ... Read More

The Problem of Data Handling for Financial Services Firms

According to a recent report by Accenture, one in three financial services organisations lack either clear plans or resources to address customer data privacy risks in the next year. Based on a survey of 100 privacy executives across insurance, banking and capital markets industries in Europe and North America, the ... Read More

Almost 60% of UK Consumers Affected by Data Breaches in 2019

The number of data breaches that took place around the world in 2019 surpassed all previous years, with a total of 7,098 detected breaches . Although this represents only a marginal increase over the 7,035 breaches documented in 2018, the increase in the total number of records lost is staggering ... Read More