Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: Nov 28, 2017
With the pending EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), your organization must consider a wide variety of changes for compliance if you hold EU resident data.
Your organization should look at GDPR as an opportunity to modernize storage, compliance and security needs. But what services should be considered?
Download to learn more including:
• How the right providers can help you build a business case for GDPR compliance
• Ways providers can directly aid in the compliance process
• Why the right tools can help with not just technology but process changes as well
Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: Nov 28, 2017
Does your organization have a plan for complying with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)? If email isn’t a part of that plan, you could face significant challenges, including severe financial penalties.
Download now to get the facts about:
• Why you can’t compromise when it comes to protection of email data
• The challenges presented by Subject Area Requests
• How noncompliance could cost your organization more than just money
Published By: Redstor UK
Published Date: Mar 12, 2018
The General Data Protection Regulation, is a piece of legislation that was approved and put in to place by the European Parliament in April 2016. As European Law, it will fully take effect after a 2-year transition ending May 25th 2018.
GDPR, replaces the previous Data Protection Directive (DPD), adopted in 1995, and will in the UK, replace and strengthen the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA). One of the initial differences between GDPR and DPD, is that GDPR is a regulation not a directive; as a regulation, no additional enabling legislation will have to be passed by governments of member states.
Redstor have the ability to give insight into the data organisations have on their networks, advise on best practice to protect data and then implement strategies around backup, archiving and disaster recovery. Data is searchable through an intuitive console making compliance simple and achievable for all organisations protecting data through the Backup Pro Platform.
Published By: Redstor UK
Published Date: Mar 12, 2018
The General Data Protection Regulation is set to shake up modern data protection laws. With large-scale data breaches making news headlines on a weekly basis throughout 2017, data regulation authorities across Europe will be hoping this can help resolve the challenges of data protection. However, with so many questions around how to comply it is still unclear how far this regulation spreads.
Technologists are now looking for answers, wanting to know how the GDPR will affect backup and nonprimary data sets and what needs to be done to be compliant. This white paper will explore and understand aspects of the regulation to help answer questions and give clarity over what data is covered by the GDPR and what organisations need to do to be compliant.
Redstor have specialised in assisting organisations with data protection and management for almost two decades. Providing compliant services around the areas of Data Backup, Disaster Recovery and Archiving.
The General Data Protection Regulation – or GDPR – is a European
Union (EU) law that protects the rights of individuals with respect to
their data. Adopted as an EU law in April 2016, organizations that hold
data about any resident of the EU must be compliant by May 2018.
With attention-grabbing fines of €20 million or 4% of global annual
turnover, GDPR commands attention at the highest levels. And despite
the “legalese” that compliance suggests brands utilize, the brands that
balance legal compliance with a human approach will turn GDPR to
This white paper provides a series of actions you can take to make
the most of GDPR to both enhance your customer relationships and
Published By: Tenable
Published Date: Feb 07, 2018
"Basing your infosec program on an established security framework gives you the controls, KPIs and vocabulary needed for building – and operating – a structured, scalable, and effective practice. For insights into how this works in the real world, download and read Economic, Operational and Strategic Benefits of Security Framework Adoption, a collection of brief essays from 28 global infosec leaders. Topics covered include:
- Meeting customer and partner requirements
- Improving security practices
- Enabling effective communications with corporate leaders
- Addressing global compliance challenges
- Adapting the framework to fit your needs"
As every business decision-maker should now know, the E.U. General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) enforcement date is coming. The GDPR will be enforced starting May 2018 and will apply to those collecting, storing or using the personal data of the residents of the European Union’s 28 member states. The Regulation changes requirements around protecting the personally identifiable information of over 500 million people, and occupies the minds of anyone around the world concerned with data protection.
To better understand data decision-making, McAfee® commissioned Vanson Bourne to survey the views of 800 senior business professionals across eight countries around the world from a range of industry sectors.
As they face numerous regulations, enterprises believe data privacy can create a competitive advantage. But are they ready for the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)? Here are the concerns and strategies of 800+ senior executives from industries around the world.
Data in a Turbulent World Nearly half of organizations say they will migrate data as a result of regulation or changing government policies.
Data Protection as a Competitive Advantage A significant majority of respondents believe proper data protection will attract new customers.
Download our full report, Beyond GDPR: Data residency insights from around the world.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will deliver a long overdue modernization and harmonization of privacy and data protection laws across the EU. It replaces legislation that was drafted before phones became smart and the cloud came to transform business.
This guide will help you prepare for the GDPR. It outlines the key facts and figures, the questions organizations should ask to help assess their stage of readiness, and a comprehensive toolkit to help develop the capabilities needed to become GDPR-ready. Finally, we offer a short reference sheet covering the key information security professionals need to be prepared.
Compliance doesn’t have to be a scary word – even when facing the multifaceted challenges of meeting the European Union’s May 2018 deadline for its General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
SAS conducted a global GDPR survey among 340 business executives from multiple industries. Based on the results of that survey, this e-book delves into the biggest opportunities and challenges organizations face on the road to GDPR compliance.
Read this e-book to learn:
How to get started on the best path to compliance, based on advice from industry experts.
How to turn this compliance challenge into a competitive advantage.
How your peers are preparing across a variety of industries.
An end-to-end approach that can help guide your journey to GDPR compliance.
How are you balancing strong security and the customer experience? The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirement is an opportunity to properly balance privacy and the user experience. Those who embrace it will distinguish themselves as a trustworthy and respectful custodian of their users’ data. Personal data plays an increasingly important part in providing the kind of appealing experience that brings users back time and time again. But, there’s a balance to be struck. Strong security is the best tool available for navigating the dichotomy between an appealing user experience and the risk posed by data breach; it allows the collection and management of personal data in line with the user’s expectations, and without jeopardizing the trust that is so important between them and you.
Published By: Workday UK
Published Date: Mar 07, 2018
The clock is ticking: A year from today, the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect. With that in mind, now is a good time to talk about how Workday offers tools that help customers meet their GDPR obligations.
But first, here’s a brief refresher: The GDPR is an EU regulation meant to harmonize the patchwork of data protection laws in Europe. The GDPR repeals and replaces not just the current EU data protection directive, but also the Byzantine system of privacy legislation that each EU member state enacted under that directive.
Published By: Workday UK
Published Date: Mar 15, 2018
As a turbulent 2017 draws to a close, attention now turns to 2018, a year where challenges, such as Brexit, IFRS15 and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will move into sharper focus for finance leaders across Europe, bringing yet more uncertainty. While there is no magic crystal ball to predict the future, CFOs are being asked to provide business leaders with better forecasting and planning to support decision making. This report delves deeper into finance leaders’ attitudes towards forecasting and planning, with a particular focus on how things have changed since the last report in 2016
Published By: MobileIron
Published Date: Aug 02, 2017
Reasonable, common-sense security standards are becoming law in many regions of the world. In Europe, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), enacted in April 2016, will become fully applicable on May 25, 2018. GDPR will bring the European Union (EU) under one comprehensive and harmonised legal system for data protection and privacy. The monetary penalties and reputational damage of noncompliance with GDPR are substantial – the maximum fines are the greater of 20 million euros or 4% of the company’s worldwide revenue.
SecureWorks provides an early warning system for evolving cyber threats, enabling organisations to prevent, detect, rapidly respond to and predict cyber attacks. Combining unparalleled visibility into the global threat landscape and powered by the Counter Threat Platform — our advanced data analytics and insights engine —SecureWorks minimises risk and delivers actionable, intelligence driven security solutions for clients around the world.
Cybercriminals can be goal-driven and patient, and they often have a singular focus, plenty of time and access to vast, modern technical resources. Both organized and forum-based criminals are working constantly to find innovative and efficient ways to steal information and money with the lowest risk to their personal freedom. If we wish to stay “one step ahead” of the threats detailed in this report, awareness of online criminal threats, techniques and markets is our best defense.
Achieving and maintaining a high level of information security requires information security professionals with robust skills as well as organisational, technical and operational capabilities. The gap between intent and ability to be secure is evident in our sample of UK large enterprises. Deficient companies will only close that gap when they acquire the necessary capabilities. Some of these capabilities can be purchased as information security tools or application solutions, but it is more prudent for an organisation to consider acquiring these capabilities through a service arrangement with a dedicated security services partner.
Despite long-standing concerns captured in a myriad of surveys, security in the cloud has progressed to a more practical and achievable level.
The cloud represents a shared security responsibility model whereby that responsibility is split between the Cloud Service Provider and the cloud customer. For organisations moving some or all of their applications and data to the cloud, acceptance of this model clears the way to more thoughtful consideration for how security can and should be architected — from the ground up. As a result, IT and IT Security leaders now have a much clearer trajectory to support their business operations in the cloud in a secure manner.
Finding a strategic partnership with a trusted security expert that can assist you in all the aspects of information security is vital. SecureWorks is a market leader in security that can close the security gap in organisations by evaluating security maturity across an enterprise, help define security strategies and implement and manage security program plans. We are a true strategic partner that can help a CISO embed security at all levels of the organisation.
The SecureWorks Security and Risk Consulting practice provides expertise and analysis to help you enhance your security posture, reduce your risk, facilitate compliance and improve your operational efficiency.
Technical Tests are designed to cover specific services. Each security test has its own objectives and acceptable levels of risk. There is not an individual technique that provides a comprehensive picture of an organisation’s security when executed alone. A qualified third party can work with you to determine what combination of techniques you should use to evaluate your security posture and controls to begin to determine where you may be vulnerable.
GDPR will pose different challenges to each organisation. Understanding and acting on the implications for your own organisation is vital. That means taking a risk-based approach to ensure that you are doing what you need to do to manage your own specific risks to personal information.
While virtually all organisations will have to implement changes to become GDPR compliant, some will be able to take partial advantage of existing compliance to other security mandates and frameworks, such as ISO 27001 and PCI by extending those measures to protection of personal data. Even so, further work will be required to comply with GDPR, both with regards to security and its other aspects.
"Explore survey results on the readiness of organizations to meet the compliance needs of the GDPR.
Given the GDPR is set to have wide-ranging implications for the type of data that can be used in non-production environments, CA Technologies wanted in particular to understand how companies are planning for the GDPR and what processes and technology is needed to help them.
Explore the results of a survey to understand the readiness of organizations to meet the compliance needs of the GDPR."
"The Implications for Test Data Management
The GDPR is set to have wide-ranging implications for the type of data which can be used in non-production environments. Organizations will need to understand exactly what data they have and who’s using it, and be able to restrict its use to tasks where they have consent.
Learn more about how you can protect the data that matters most and comply with the GDPR."
"As the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) looms overhead, finding specific answers to these obvious questions, How do I best want to secure my data, and which kind of data? Which milestones along the development journey are most at risk?, you might also begin to ask the right questions about how to solve them, and with that, begin ticking the GDPR box for each and every task at hand.
View this Computing Research report to understand why GDPR is a state of mind, not just a technology solution."