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For Fun – Aligning or Putting Music to the Varieties of Efforts, Tasks, Work Roles, and Functions in Cybersecurity
Published: 05/27/2022

Produced by: Stan Mierzwa, M.S., CISSP, CCSK, Cloud Security Alliance NJ Chapter President Contributions by: Eliot Perez, Assistant Director Security, Transportation Industry and Cloud Security Alliance NJ Chapter Board Member Todd Edison, Chapter Relations Manager, Cloud Security Alliance ...

Doing Business in Brazil? Get to Know the General Personal Data Protection Law (LGPD)
Published: 04/27/2022

Written by VGS. Did you know that Brazil is bigger than the 48 contiguous United States? The US is only bigger than Brazil if you add Alaska! São Paulo, with over 21 million residents, is more populous than New York. And Brazil’s 210 million citizens enjoy a thriving economy: Brazil’s Gross Domes...

Data Discovery: A Means to an End or an End to a Means?
Published: 03/28/2022

This blog was originally published by BigID here. Written by Alan Dayley, BigID. When it comes to data management and data governance, “data discovery” has historically been a vague term. Is it simply the ability to connect and create an inventory of an enterprise’s data assets — or is there more...

Amazon Ring: A Case of Data Security and Privacy
Published: 03/26/2022

This case study is based off of CSA’s Top Threats to Cloud Computing: Egregious Eleven Deep Dive. The Deep Dive connects the dots between CSA Top Threats through the use of nine real-world attacks and breaches. Pulling from one of the case studies, this article provides a security analysis overvi...

Prioritizing Data Security in 2022: Where Should You Start?
Published: 03/15/2022

This blog was originally published by PKWARE here. Written by Chris Pin, VP, Security & Privacy, PKWARE. The start of a new year is always rife with resolutions, both personal and professional. Many of us begin to take stock of what we deem most important to focus on, and businesses are no exce...

What Is Dark Data and Why Must You Find It?
Published: 03/11/2022

This blog was originally published by BigID here. Written by Kimberly Steele, BigID. In the most straightforward terms, dark data is data that organizations don’t know they have. It is part of the massive, complex, sprawling world of Big Data — and the biggest part, at that.Think about all the da...

Predictions 2022: Five Threats That Will Impact Your Personal Data And Privacy
Published: 03/09/2022

This blog was originally published by Lookout here. Written by Firas Azmeh, General Manager, Personal Digital Safety & Carrier Partnerships, Lookout. It will be increasingly difficult to tell what is legitimate online‍ In Q1 of 2021, 4 in 10 people encountered an unsafe link while using their mob...

A Thumbprint Almost Ended our Vacation, or GDPR and the Cloud
Published: 02/24/2022

A version of this blog was originally published by ShardSecure here. By Marc Blackmer, ShardSecure. A few years ago, we surprised our youngest with a trip to Florida. We did the whole pickup-from-school-with-our-luggage-in-the-car bit and drove straight to the airport. And there was much rejoic...

Evolution of Cloud Security and Privacy Technologies
Published: 02/03/2022

Written by Satyavathi Divadari of Micro Focus CyberRes Organizations accelerated digitization and cloud transformation rapidly in the last two years to offer customer digital services from anywhere while balancing Cyber Resilience requirements. Technologies for Security and Privacy evolved to a ...

SaaS Security: Risks and Mitigation Methods
Published: 08/16/2021

Written by Dipen Rana and Pooja Patil, TCS As a pandemic-triggered hybrid work model settles in, many enterprises are moving onto the cloud for better agility and greater efficiency. With the cloud offering subscription-based models and eliminating infrastructure cost, organizations have the flex...

Final Versions of Standard Contractual Clauses Adopted!
Published: 06/07/2021

Three years after the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect, the European Commission has issued the much-awaited final version of two new sets of Standard Contractual Clauses that are expected to enable data controllers and processors to address some of the thorny issues in t...

​Earning Trust in the 21st Century - Creating Trust Frameworks in a Zero Trust World
Published: 01/26/2021

By: Anil Karmel, President, Cloud Security Alliance Washington DC Metro Area Chapter (CSA-DC)Our world is more connected and reliant on technology than ever before, yet we are more disconnected and trust each other less now than ever before. New attacks such as the SolarWinds hack have immense re...

​California Privacy Rights Act: What Are the Consequences for Cloud Users?
Published: 11/13/2020

Francoise Gilbert, DataMinding, Inc.California voters approved Proposition 24 on November 3, 2020, paving the way to the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), which, on January 1, 2023, will replace California’s current data protection law, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). CPRA slightl...

Data Privacy vs. Data Security: What is the Core Difference?
Published: 10/20/2020

This blog was originally published on TokenEx.Written by Dillon Phillips from TokenExFor organizations that collect or manage data—and individuals who own it—private data and the security of that data should not be taken lightly. They are primary concerns when undertaking the process of protectin...

What Schrems 2 Means for your Privacy Shield Program
Published: 08/10/2020

By Francoise Gilbert, CEO, DataMinding, Inc.The publication of the EU Court of Justice decision in the Schrems 2 case has left many organizations, worldwide, facing a difficult dilemma. What to do next to ensure the continuity of personal data flows from the European Union or European Economic Ar...

​Schrems 2 – 12 FAQs Published by the EDPB but Little Practical Guidance
Published: 07/24/2020

By Francoise Gilbert, CEO, DataMinding, Inc.Since the publication of the European Court of Justice (EUCJ) decision in the Schrems 2 case, businesses located on both sides of the Atlantic, and around the world, have been attempting to determine how they should interpret and act upon the decision. ...

EU Court of Justice Decision - Privacy Shield Invalidated; Standard Clauses Challenged​​
Published: 07/16/2020

European Court of Justice Schrems 2 Decision Creates Havoc in Global Digital Exchanges: Significant Challenges to Privacy Shield and Standard Contractual Clauses UsersBy Francoise Gilbert, CEO, DataMinding, Inc.For months, the global digital trade community has been awaiting the decision of the E...

United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement: Digital Trade Provisions: NAFTA 2.0 meets the Internet
Published: 06/30/2020

By Francoise Gilbert, DataMinding, Inc.The United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA) enters into effect on July 1, 2020. Nicknamed “NAFTA 2.0” because it replaces the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the USMCA addresses a number issues that had not been tackled by its predecessor, ...

New Data Protection Law Enacted in Dubai Emirate
Published: 06/08/2020

By Francoise Gilbert, Cybersecurity and Privacy Expert, Cloud Security AllianceDubai has enacted a new data protection law that replaces the current privacy law, law N. 1 of 2007. The new 50-page law, which modernizes the current data protection law, will come into effect on July 1, 2020, at whic...

California Consumer Privacy Act – 10 Things You Should Know
Published: 03/12/2020

By Francoise Gilbert, Data & Privacy Expert, DataMinding.comThis blog originally appeared on Francoise Gilbert's blog here, read more updates around privacy by going to here website on personal observation and press reports, it is clear that only a small percentage of busine...

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