Tag: GDPR

A Bad Two Weeks for Location Tracking Companies

Companies built around harvesting and selling third-party data have been subject to growing scrutiny since the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica story broke earlier this year. This trend of increased monitoring is likely to continue as more and more people choose to track what and how much of their personal information is collected, and what companies are doing […]

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GDPR Compliance and Why it Matters to HR

It’s critical to outline an all-encompassing security policy that can be used as a reference for all employees, especially ahead of new legislation – and with 25 percent of information breaches caused by employee error, it’s evident that the need to increase employee awareness around data security is critical. An information security handbook should not […]

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Can Blockchain Technology Allay Privacy Concerns?

For those following along, this year has provided a seemingly never-ending stream of data breaches, hacks, and critical vulnerabilities that have many questioning their online footprint. With companies like Cambridge Analytica essentially exploiting a flaw in Facebook’s business model to gather massive amounts of personal information, or hackers attacking a vulnerable website to gather valuable […]

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EU’s Data Protection Regulation Is Right Around the Corner

There are now fewer than 60 days remaining before the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect on May 25. Is your company prepared? If not, here’s a procrastinator’s guide to speeding up your organization’s compliance.