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Third biggest data breach in history emphasizes the need for the GDPR

The top two data breaches in history, when you look at the number of affected users, comes down to Yahoo in 2013 (3 billion users) and  FriendFinder in 2016 (412 million users). And now, joining this list at number three—as …

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ServiceDesk Plus focuses on the GDPR: New compliance-related features and free webinar

Your trusted IT service desk solution just got better! We’re happy to announce the release of ServiceDesk Plus 9404, with a handful of improvements that will make your IT service desk life much easier.

Over the past few months, there …

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The GDPR: Correcting data security negligence from companies like Facebook, Swisscom and L’express

Incident 1: Facebook, Cambridge Analytica data leak 

According to The New York Times, Cambridge Analytica tried to influence the 2016 Presidential elections in America. This was executed by using data collected from over 50 million Facebook profiles under the false …

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Five worthy reads: Kickstart your GDPR journey

Five worthy reads is a regular column on five noteworthy items we’ve discovered while researching trending and timeless topics. This week, we explore the fundamentals and facts surrounding the GDPR. 

Kickstart your GDPR journey 

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the …

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GDPR prep steps—Part 1

Equip yourself for the GDPR.

The deadline for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is looming closer. Are you ready? In this two-part blog series, we’ll discuss the steps you can take to prepare for the GDPR before it takes full effect on May 25th.…

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University of Northern Colorado’s response to cybersecurity breach exemplifies GDPR compliance

Another day, another cybersecurity breach. The University of Northern Colorado (UNC) has reported that the personal information of 12 of its employees was compromised in a cybersecurity breach. UNC’s police department is looking into the breach and, at this time, …

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GDPR lessons from the Octoly data leak

Back in 2017, Forever 21, Hyatt Hotels, Uber, and eBay all had their fair share of cybersecurity incidents. And now Octoly, a Paris-based influencer agency, is facing their own security vulnerability. Octoly recently confirmed that it has experienced a data …

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How to comply with the GDPR if you’re already ISO 27001-compliant

Most GDPR articles outline the methods you must employ to ensure compliance while collecting personal data from EU citizens. The security requirements for protecting and processing personal data are outlined in the latter part of the GDPR, whereas the major …

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Personal data breach in Norway serves as another warning sign for GDPR compliance

Norway data breach

Just days after the news broke about Meltdown and Spectre, the latest data breach story involves Norway’s Health South East RHF and the 3 million patients affected by it. This attack was carried out on January 8th and was confirmed

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Webinar: How to manage access to personal data under the GDPR

One of the GDPR’s most important security requirements is that organizations must deploy technical measures to track who accesses personal data. If your organization is gearing up for the GDPR, be sure to verify that the permissions to access and …

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