Category: CyberSecurity

Exploring the Intersection of Data Privacy and Data Security

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In 2006, at the dawn of digital marketing, a British mathematician and marketing expert named Clive Humby tried to explain the importance of consumer data to modern business by saying, “Data is the new oil.” At a time when marketers were…
What Security Professionals Need to Know About Data Privacy

What Security Professionals Need to Know About Data Privacy

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It’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and as an information security pro, you’re probably busy running employee trainings, writing spotlights for the company newsletter, and pitching technology upgrades to your bosses.  While you’re…

Top Nine Cybersecurity Tips to Help Your Small Business Keep Data Safe

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Hacks at companies like Uber or Marriott may make headlines more than breaches at small businesses, but that shouldn’t lull any business owner into a false sense of security. Statistically, small businesses (SMBs) are almost just as likely…
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Utah Consumer Privacy Act

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Utah may have been the 45th state to get a star on the Star-Spangled Banner, but it’s at the forefront of data privacy in the US. As the fourth state to pass a comprehensive privacy law governing how businesses can collect and use consumer…

What Is Data Minimization?

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Do you remember going to your grandparents’ house as a kid and pulling out a kitchen drawer jam-packed with expired mayonnaise and ketchup packets from a dozen different restaurants? Or opening a closet door . . . and having hundreds of gift…

Privacy Considerations During Mergers & Acquisitions

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Ever since the East India Company and the English Company Trading to the East Indies (so original, right?) merged in 1708, companies have been joining forces and buying each other out in an attempt to increase their hold on their market of choice. During…
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Celebrating World Data Privacy Day in 2022 (and How You Can Make It a Data Privacy Year)

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Our favorite time of the year is finally here—and yes, we know the winter holidays have already come and gone. But as much we may love warming up with a cup of hot cocoa (topped off with unreasonable amounts of marshmallows, please!), there’s…

What Is Included in a Privacy Risk Assessment?

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Every action and adventure movie in the history of movies has a scene that looks like this: IN SECRET LAIR -- NIGHT Hilariously funny computer-nerd sidekick with crushing social anxiety is talking with an uber-suave, secret super-agent…
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May the Force Be With You: How Fintech Companies Can Leverage the Power of Data Privacy

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A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, all banking had to be done in person. Mobile deposits didn’t exist, stocks couldn’t be bought and sold on a cell phone, account statements were snail-mailed, not emailed, and friends had to pay…

Keeping Cybersecurity Awareness Month in Your Heart (and Your Programming) Year Round

Ahhh, October. Changing leaves, dropping temperatures, pumpkin spice everything. What’s not to love? One of the best things about the only month to start with an O? Our favorite holiday, one that unites people around the country, is in…