Protecting Personal Data: GDPR, CCPA, and the Role of ETL

The growth of data has been exponential. By 2023, it's anticipated that approximately 463 exabytes (EB) will be created every day. To put this into perspective, one exabyte is a unit equivalent to 1 billion gigabytes. By 2021, 320 billion emails will be sent daily, many of which contain personal information. Data collected around the globe contains the type of information that businesses leverage to make more informed decisions.


10 step guide: How to be GDPR compliant

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the toughest privacy and security law in the world, yet few organizations are completely compliant with its statutes. Complacency is dangerous territory. Non-compliant entities could be fined up to £18 million or 4% of annual global turnover (whichever is greater). This post clearly outlines the standards set by the GDPR and provides a checklist to help organizations remain compliant.


Sensitive Data and Examples | GDPR Personal Data

This is your go-to reference for examples of sensitive data, definition and GDPR personal data including how to identify, classify and protect sensitive data. Highlights It is now easy to access information relating to an individual from the north pole to the south pole with a fast-moving world. You have ever wondered how your personal information is protected or even handled?


The Importance Of Security Logs For GDPR Compliance

GDPR enforcement (and therefore fines) has been on the rise recently. And after the initial “compliance on paper” that many consultants offered, it’s time to address the cybersecurity aspects underlying GDPR. We have previously addressed the logging requirements of GDPR and now we are going to review the “why” in addition to the “what”.


What the CPRA Means for the CCPA

In the fall of 2020, voters in California approved the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA). Touted as California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) 2.0, the CPRA is more an addendum and expansion of CCPA rather than an entirely new law. Think of it as an update that fixes unclear parts of the previous law and adds new systems to better handle the existence of the law itself. As there are a few “breaking changes”, the 2.0 moniker is pretty apt for those in the software world.


Securing your code: GDPR best practices for application security

GDPR best practices often focus on how to process and manage personal data, but companies should also consider application security to ensure compliance. The standard cliché used to be that you are what you eat. Which remains true, of course. But it’s also incomplete—so last century. Today, you are what you do online, which is almost everything.


Understanding CCPA Compliance

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) set a huge precedent in modern digital privacy regulation. We've seen regions throughout the world adopt similar data protection laws in the time since its inception, and the financial liabilities are only part of the story. Customers and users of software products are now savvier than ever when it comes to understanding the importance of data privacy rights.


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. Essentially, GDPR requirements govern the way companies process and store personally identifiable information (PII).


When and How to report GDPR personal data breaches (Article 33)

The Data Protection Act was brought in in 2018, and it controls and monitors the way that UK businesses and organizations use your personal data and information, such as credit, payment card, financial information, social security numbers, and any sensitive data. Under the act, it is up to everyone to ensure that they use data wisely and adhere to the data protection principles that are laid down in the act, which are.


A Look at the Legal Consequence of a Cyber Attack

Is your system 100% ready to face the severest cyber-attack and mitigate the risk of a possible data breach? If you are unsure about your cyber-safety structure, then it’s time to upgrade it. Otherwise, you could be at risk of lengthy legal battles that result in hefty fines. Beyond that, the cost in terms of reputational loss could be catastrophic if not handled meticulously by professionals within a reasonable time.