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Cybersecurity breaches, attacks, data and customer privacy issues involving compliance regulations like HIPAA, PCI, Sarbanes-Oxley and more.

Blockchain and GDPR Compliance: A Closer Look

The French Data Protection Authority (“CNIL”) assesses the compatibility of blockchain technology with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Here are CNIL’s findings.

First GDPR Penalties Levied By Year’s End, EU Privacy Boss Says

Organizations violating the General Data Protection Regulation’s (GDPR) privacy rules will be hit with fines, warnings or temporary bans by the end of 2018, the European Union’s privacy boss says.

Google Plus Data Exposure: Will Compliance Regulators Pounce?

Google+ data exposure could trigger corporate compliance scrutiny from regulators across North America and Europe. Critics question Google’s initial silence about security issue.

GDPR: Can Automation Solve Compliance Headaches?

Enterprise leaders emphasize the need for more automated services and tools to support GDPR regulatory requirements, such as data sourcing, mapping, data types and data access. ISACA explains.

GDPR and Consent: What to Consider

According to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), an entity must have a “valid lawful basis” to process personal data. What does that mean? Trustwave offers these answers.

California Goes Beyond GDPR With Data Privacy Law

The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 will take effect January 1, 2020. The legislation resembles the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Here are the differences.

SEC Fines Mizuho for Failing to Protect Customer Data

It is not enough for companies to establish policies & procedures designed to prevent the misuse of material nonpublic information. Companies must also enforce those policies & procedures. That’s the lesson from the SEC’s recent settlement with Mizuho Securities USA.

Oregon Amends Data Breach Notification Law

Oregon’s amended data breach notification law has new requirements, prohibits fees for security freezes and adds a specific notification timing requirement, Hunton Andrews Kurth explains.

Texas Medical Center Fined $4.3 Million for HIPAA Security Violations

A Texas cancer treatment center has been fined $4.3 million in civil penalties for violating HIPAA compliance rules.

Data Mapping: A Key Challenge in Achieving GDPR Compliance

The first step toward GDPR (general data protection regulation) is to map or collect all the personal data of the company. What does that mean? ISACA explains.