Top 10 SMB Security Tips 2018

Not-so-fun fact: 61% of security breach victims are small to medium sized businesses according to Ponemon Institute's 2017 State of Cybersecurity for Small and Medium Businsses. Not what you expected, right? Many people think that cyber…

California Passes New Privacy Law and What It Means for Your Business

California adopted what is considered the strictest general privacy and data security law (also known as AB 375) in the country, called the “California Consumer Privacy Act” (CCPA) on June 28,2018. The Act becomes effective on January 1,…

GDPR Will Have A Big Impact On Small And Medium Business – Part 1

In just less than 6 months, the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into full force. On May 25, 2018, GDPR all companies who collect and store personal information on European Union (EU) citizens must be compliant. A…

GDPR Will Have A Big Impact On Small And Medium Business – Part 2

In Part One of our three-part series, we started with a basic overview of who GDPR applies to and the definition of personal data under GDPR. Here, in Part Two, we will discuss key elements such as consent and online data technologies, privacy…

GDPR Will Have A Big Impact On Small And Medium Business – Part 3

In Part Two of our three-part series, we discussed key elements such as consent and online data technologies, privacy notices and cross-border transfers. Here, in Part Three, we will dive into understanding individual rights and the obligations…

Think GDPR Only Means Reporting Data Breaches Within 72 Hours? Think Again

Welcome to the last installment of our three-part GDPR series. In this post, we’ll dive deeper into a few more key concepts like data controllers vs. data processors (and how you can determine which one you are), the new 72-hour rule for data…

Forget Me Please: What GDPR’s Right to Be Forgotten (and Other Key Concepts) Mean for IT

In Part One of our three-part series, we started with an easy primer on GDPR. Our “SparkNotes for GDPR” overview covered 11 fundamental concepts and explained why you must start preparing for GDPR now. Here in Part Two we will discuss some…

SparkNotes for GDPR: 11 Concepts Every IT Professional Needs to Know

By JODI DANIELS The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a complex regulation comprised of 99 articles. In this three-part series, we’ll break down the components of GDPR starting with an overview of the regulation and why you…

What Do the New Data Privacy Rules in Europe Mean for Marketers?

The compliance deadline for the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is less than four months away, on May 25, 2018. GDPR is a privacy regulation that sets a new high bar for how EU customers will expect their data to be treated…