Another FTC ruling against business that failed to protect data

Another FTC ruling against business that failed to protect data

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has been very proactive in going after business that do not protect their clients from cyber breaches.  This is not only happening with major companies; Foresite was called in to help a small business who was audited and fined more...
Where are your data protection blindspots?

Where are your data protection blindspots?

Data security and privacy were named as top issues for 2019. Data loss prevention requires a comprehensive strategy to identify, protect and monitor sensitive information.  As most organizations do not 100% know what data they have stored (often over many years and...
Record fines come on the heels of warnings about cyber risk

Record fines come on the heels of warnings about cyber risk

Record fines come on the heels of warnings from US Intelligence warning of a growing risk to our utility providers.  Similar warnings have been issued for law firms, higher education, and small businesses, so this information is relevant to a wide spectrum of...
Help! I have data that falls under GDPR, do I have to appoint a DPO?

Help! I have data that falls under GDPR, do I have to appoint a DPO?

The new European Union the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been widely publicized. There are many questions surrounding GDPR and frankly many misunderstandings. One that we hear quite often is when an organization falls under the GDPR,  you must appoint...