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April 15, 2021 | Elena Vodopyan

[Infographics] Compliance Landscape 2021

Organizations are recognizing that data security compliance is a foundational element of any successful business. The demand for compliance officers, IT security professionals and data protection officers is growing; spending on compliance programs is increasing; and businesses are treating...
April 8, 2021 | Mike Tierney

CCPA Compliance: How to Become Compliant

Personal information (PI) enables businesses to customize the customer experience and boost sales. However, consumer rights advocacy and privacy regulations, such as the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and state data privacy laws enacted in the United States, limit the collection...
March 25, 2021 | Mike Tierney

What Is the NIST Cybersecurity Framework?

With cyber threats rapidly evolving and data volumes expanding exponentially, many organizations are struggling to ensure proper security. Implementing a solid cybersecurity framework (CSF) can help you protect your business. One of the best frameworks comes from the National Institute of...
March 18, 2021 | Mike Tierney

What Is FISMA Compliance? Key Requirements and Best Practices

It should come as no surprise that the federal government takes cybersecurity compliance quite seriously. After all, federal agencies manage massive stores of data related to national and international security and public health, as well as the personal information of most residents of the...
March 3, 2021 | Mike Tierney

NIST 800-53: A Guide to Compliance

The NIST 800-53 standard offers solid guidance for how organizations should select and maintain customized security and privacy controls for their information systems. NIST SP 800-53 Revision 5 is one of many compliance documents you need to familiarize yourself with if you are working with...
February 19, 2021 | Mike Tierney

How to Perform a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA)

Conducting a data protection impact assessment (DPIA) or privacy impact assessment (PIA) is a complex and challenging task. Nevertheless, it’s critical to do. Data privacy concerns have become a significant focus across all industries, and for good reason: data is at higher risk than ever before....
January 28, 2021 | Jeff Melnick

Top GDPR Solutions for Security and Consent Management

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a set of provisions and requirements governing data protection and privacy for individuals across the European Union. It applies to any business or public body — inside or outside the EU — that handles the personal data of EU residents. Such data...
May 7, 2021 | Mike Tierney

ISO 27001 Compliance: What You Need to Know

ISO/IEC 27001 is a set of international standards developed to guide information security. Its component standards, such as ISO/IEC 27001:2013, are designed to help organizations implement, maintain and continually improve an information security management system (ISMS). Compliance with ISO...
April 8, 2021 | Ryan Brooks

Compliance Tools: Choosing the Right Solutions

Making sure your environment is compliant with regulatory requirements can be a challenge. No matter your company’s size or industry, ensuring you have the required security controls is never a set-it-and-forget-it process. With your IT environment, your user base and the threat landscape...
December 14, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

Information Classification for ISO 27001 Compliance

ISO 27001 is an international standard that focuses on information security. This standard guides the establishment, implementation, maintenance, and continuous improvement of an information security management system (ISMS). To achieve compliance, you need to: Understand what data assets you...
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