The Integris Data Privacy Dictionary serves as a resource to enable a better understanding of global data privacy regulations and terms. This privacy dictionary contains the most prevalent privacy terms that represent common searches, headlines, and worldwide regulations.
The increasing pace with which privacy laws and regulations are being introduced creates pressure on privacy professionals and the companies they work for like never before.
More and more employers are giving their workers the opportunity to own their workplace experience. According to a study by Global Workplace Analytics and FlexJobs, there was a 159% increase in remote work from 2005 to 2017. In fact, almost three quarters of today’s workforce consider a flexible working environment the “new normal.”
A few simple actions can help you gain more control over your data and the tracks you leave in the digital snow. Taking charge of your data privacy doesn’t mean trying to erase yourself completely from the internet. It means being intentional and cautious about the data trails you leave and knowing how to manage them. Here’s how.
As of January 1, 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is in effect. This means that California residents have new data privacy rights – forcing businesses in California to implement structural changes to their privacy programs. Two of the biggest challenges that businesses face when it comes to CCPA compliance is a lack of time and bandwidth.
The concept of network security has been in existence for decades. With organizations using more sensitive information, the need to create policies that would limit access and control of a network has increased. At first, these policies involved nothing more than inputting a name and PIN or password on a computer. With the invention of smart cards, however, network security methods have changed.
Youth today are being raised in a connected world, yet they lack the knowledge and instincts necessary to keep themselves safe and secure online. Tablets, laptops, and smart devices are now the norm at home and school. One of the shortcomings in K-12 education is that students are taught to use various technologies, but they are not introduced to the threats they face while using them.
Survey after survey indicate that the general public’s understanding of simple cybersecurity hygiene concepts, such as using strong passwords, is fairly good. Pew Research Center found that the majority of people know what a strong password is. Yet, their behaviors show otherwise. This presents critical challenges if you want to accurately measure your security culture in order to reduce business and operational risk.
Since Hacktober was created by Facebook in 2011, many companies have integrated Hacktober campaigns into the workplace to help educate employees on the importance of cybersecurity and how to recognize a cyber attack. With a trove of financial and customer data contained on their networks, businesses have a lot to protect. But so do universities and their students.