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Return on Security Investment - use this ratio!

With more recent publicity regarding hacking of personal data it is surprising how many businesses need to secure their systems.  In our world, regardless of what vertical business we are in – manufacturing, retail, financial services, healthcare, education, or government – securing data and infrastructure should be of the utmost importance to a CFO today.  It can take up to 200 days to even realize there was a breach!
 

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Top 3 Changes to Expect Under GDPR

We’re living in a data-driven world, which has evolved drastically from the 1995 directive established to protect EU citizens from privacy and data breaches. Although many of the key principles are the same, changes will be made to keep up with the times and ensure better protection. Let’s explore the top three changes under the General Data Protection Regulation to get a better idea of what’s to come.
 

Ted Wentzel by Ted Wentzel

What are the consequences of not being GDPR compliant?

The General Data Protection Regulation will be in effect less than a year from now, which is why it’s important for everyone to understand the law as well as the consequences that come from not being compliant.

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What is the European Union’s GDPR, and why is it important?

With less than a year before the General Data Protection Regulation takes effect, we’re kicking off a series of blog posts to get everyone up-to-speed with the changes. The GDPR is a new European privacy law that will require companies, government agencies, non-profits and other organizations that offer goods and services to people in the European Union, or analyze data tied to EU residents, to make some pretty big policy changes.

Ted Wentzel by Ted Wentzel

Protecting against ransomware requires up-to-date operating systems

The WannaCry malware attack last month has woken up business leaders to the importance of keeping computer operating systems up to date. Companies across industries were affected by the ransomware attack, in which users’ data was held hostage. The business disruptions were severe in some cases, but the greater lesson from this episode is how much worse it could have been if a “kill switch” hadn’t been discovered relatively soon after the attack. 

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