Critical Actions to Finalize Your GDPR Compliance Program

Starting May 25, 2018, enforcement begins for the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and its heightened principles and requirements regarding data privacy, data processing, and data security. The newly revised regulation applies to organizations doing business in the European Union or processing personal data originating in the EU – including data originating from
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Who is a data protection officer under the GDPR?

From 25 May the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies to all organisations that process EU residents’ personal data. As part of your compliance project, it’s important to understand the role of the data protection officer (DPO). The DPO’s role A DPO can help you address the GDPR’s compliance demands. Their appointment is mandatory for: Public authorities; Organisations that require “regular and systematic monitoring of data subjects on a large scale”; Organisations that process special categories of personal data on a large scale. However, even where the GDPR does not specifically require the appointment of a DPO, it is...
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Time is Running Out: How to Get Ready for GDPR

The risks of non-compliance are serious, follow this GDPR action plan to avoid disaster The number of successful data breaches on companies of all sizes has been growing in recent years and so has the potential price. The average cost of a data breach globally is $3.6 million, according to the 2017 Cost of Data..
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The Shared Security Weekly Blaze – Android’s Toxic Hellstew of Vulnerabilities, Facebook’s New Privacy Controls, Russian Router Hacking

This is the Shared Security Weekly Blaze for April 23, 2018 sponsored by Security Perspectives – Your Source for Tailored Security Awareness Training and Assessment Solutions, Silent Pocket and CISOBox.  This episode was hosted by Tom Eston. Show Transcript This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for April 23rd 2018 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode:
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Blockchain and GDPR: Between a Block and a Hard Place

Blockchain and other emerging distributed ledger technologies offer the promise of increased security, transparency and resilience based on the use of distributed, immutable records. At the same time, the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which takes effect May 25, 2018, governs the use and protection of personal data collected from or about any … Read More The post Blockchain and GDPR: Between a Block and a Hard Place appeared first on The State of Security.
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Capture GDPR Consent and Sign GDPR Contracts with E-Signatures

On May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becomes the main legal framework for data protection in the EU. Under the GDPR, EU citizens must consent to the processing of their personal data – and data controllers must meet strict requirements for capturing that consent. In fact, the conditions to obtain consent have been fundamentally redefined compared to... Read more The post Capture GDPR Consent and Sign GDPR Contracts with E-Signatures...
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