January 30, 2020

Data Privacy Day 2020: A Vision for the Future Event Highlights

To commemorate Data Privacy Day – an international effort held annually on Jan. 28 to generate awareness about the importance of respecting privacy, safeguarding data and enabling trust – the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) hosted “Data Privacy Day 2020: A Vision for the Future”, which was streamed live from LinkedIn in San Francisco, CA, the morning of Tuesday, Jan. 28.

January 23, 2020

3 Ways to Own Your Privacy in the Evolving Workplace

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.”

January 23, 2020

Owning Your Privacy by Managing Your Digital Footprint

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.

January 22, 2020

Getting Started with Your CCPA Compliant Privacy Program

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.

January 17, 2020

How Smart Card Technology Uses Network Security

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.