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3 Effective Tips for Cloud-Native Compliance

The ephemeral nature of the cloud has made compliance and security a greater challenge for organizations. The volume of data that companies must collect and retain from their cloud services, depending on their industry, is ballooning fast. According to ESG, 71% of companies believe their observability data (logs, metrics and traces) is growing at a concerning rate. Even so, outcomes are getting worse, not better. Six out of 10 teams are unable to prevent issues before customers are impacted.


Functional safety in automotive: contributing to ISO 26262 and ISO 21434 standards

If you’ve been reading our recent automotive blogs and white papers, you know that the automotive industry is highly complex and regulated, especially when it comes to functional safety and cybersecurity. Standards and consortiums help ensure that companies provide a common framework and follow compatibility and interoperability approaches. Usually, these standards define constraints in how specific components and systems are designed or how they should work together.

How To Get the Most Out of SMS Marketing

Here is a quick confession. One time I bought SMS contact lists. Don't DO It! You'd be surprised how easy it was to get more than 100k phone numbers for a tiny fee. Welcome to the murky side of SMS marketing. Have you ever received an SMS message and wondered "where the h*** did this person get my phone number?" Annoying, right? That's not SMS marketing. That's called SPAMMING. And we can all agree it's annoying to high heavens. As a business looking to generate leads, you won't get far with that kind of approach. That's not how a successful SMS campaign works.

How to Ensure SCCM Client Compliance on All Endpoints with Nexthink

SCCM is one of the most business-critical applications—a must have on all the devices. Administrators use SCCM for endpoint protection, software distribution, and patch management. Any machine where the SCCM client is not functioning will be unable to receive necessary policies or application updates, which can create a significant vulnerability for your organization because this leads to compliance and security issues.


5 Steps to Compliance with the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation

NITDA launched the ground-breaking Nigeria Data Protection Regulation (NDPR) in early 2019, cementing a culture of data privacy and protection for all Nigerians. By mirroring Europe's GDPR Framework, NITDA demonstrated its commitment to safeguarding citizens' online security. Private organizations, such as mobile development companies that control or process data, must comply with this regulation to stay operational. Fortunately, we're here to help you avoid any costly missteps.


Why You Need Continuous Compliance and Risk Management

Continuous compliance and risk management can help keep your organization safe as the threat landscape changes and expands each year. IT Ops teams aren’t just working on a single machine, or even a few; they are working across technologies, across teams, at scale and expected to work fast while also considering the requirements of cost and compliance and trying to navigate around skills gaps that continue to appear.


The ten habits for highly successful compliant database DevOps

Database DevOps has come of age. Now seen as a key technical practice which can contribute to the successful implementation of DevOps, it stops the database being a bottleneck and makes releases faster and easier. Conversely, perhaps, the automation and audit trails it introduces can help to protect personal data within databases and make compliance part of the same process rather than an additional time-consuming step outside it.


What is Patch Compliance?

Software patching is the important process of deploying updates. These updates are often released to resolve security vulnerabilities and exploits that could lead to a cyberattack. In fact, many high-profile cyberattacks could have been minimized or avoided altogether if not for unpatched software -- which is why patch management is a critical part of cybersecurity best practices and compliance. As cybersecurity regulations continue to roll out, new standards are being created for patch management.