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GDPR
90% of companies still not compliant with data privacy acts
As of 31 March 2022, 90% of companies are not fully compliant with CCPA and CPRA Data Subject Access Request (DSAR) requirements.
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Data Protection
Kiwi exporters finding 'She'll be Right' doesn't fly in Europe
Cybersecurity expert Daniel Watson says international customers are demanding more rigorous cybersecurity from NZ firms.
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Data Protection
The GDPR and NZ: Why this relationship is so important to the future of data privacy in Aotearoa
In 2018, a new unprecedented data privacy law took the EU and, by association, the rest of the world by storm.
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GDPR
Five tips for finding an RPA solution to meet your needs
Robotic process automation (RPA) can be used to automate manual, high-volume and repetitive data tasks. It can especially help where the human touch in these tasks doesn't add value. 
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Data Privacy
Are you GDPR compliant?
While the GDPR is established in the European Union, businesses of all sizes across the globe need to comply if they meet certain criteria.
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GDPR
Five things ANZ businesses should know about storing customers’ data
Businesses need to correlate events intelligently across multiple threat surfaces, application layers, and time spans to connect event A, to event B, to event C — even if they are months apart.
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Artificial Intelligence
Europe contemplates new rules for AI – and what this might mean in A/NZ
When Europe legislates on AI, it is certain that Australia and New Zealand will be impacted, writes SAS Europe chief privacy strategist Kalliopi Spryridaki.
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Artificial Intelligence
Forecast: Ecosystm’s top 6 cybersecurity trends for 2020
Increasing use of cloud platforms and mobile devices, coupled with data sharing and a rise in online commerce, means businesses and their customers have never been more exposed to cyber threats.
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Enterprise content management (ECM)
Digital optimisation makes HR processes easier - Hyland
Although we tend to think of data breaches as the work of malicious hackers, carelessness and mishandling of sensitive documents are just as likely to be the culprit.
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Cybersecurity
Cylance report looks into questionable pentesting practices
The report demonstrates how the line distinguishing pentesting exercises from actual threat actor behaviour has thinned.
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GDPR
GDPR: Where does your organisation stand after the first year?
The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has received an average of 1267 data breach notifications each month.
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CEOs falsely led to believe company is GDPR compliant - Delphix
Delphix spoke to CISOs, CIOs, testers and developers at UK companies to find out the state of play at their organisations.
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Key threats businesses must be vigilant against – LogRhythm
At home and abroad, companies anticipate cyber-crime will be the most disruptive economic crime of 2019 and 2020.
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Cloud platforms
Ping’s significant expansion of its cloud identity solution
PingOne for Customers adds new features designed to create seamless and secure user experiences.
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GDPR
SurveyMonkey opens Dublin data centre
The investment is part of a broader focus to help enterprise customers have better control over their data residency.
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Big SafeBox Data deploys QNAP NAS to offer GDPR-compliant backup solutions
Implementing QNAP has proven to be a great success for BSBData.
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Open source
GigaSpaces receives Red Hat OpenShift Operator Certification
"We’re pleased to welcome GigaSpaces to this ecosystem," says Red Hat.
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Gartner: The five priorities of privacy executives
The priorities highlight the need for strategic approaches to engage with shifting regulatory, technology, customer and third-party risk trends.
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GDPR
New analysis paints a grim picture of data management pre-GDPR
Redscan’s data reveals most data breach reports were late and incomplete, and that GDPR is not necessarily the panacea solution.
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GDPR
New threats on the block: Formjacking, IoT, LotL attacks
Symantec's report provides an overview of the threat landscape, including insights into global threat activity, cyber criminal trends, and motivations for attackers.
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GDPR
UK IT decision makers more concerned about Brexit than GDPR
When it comes to data sovereignty, UK businesses are less prepared and thus more concerned for what Brexit will bring.
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GDPR: 59,000 breach reports, 91 fines and counting
Google was fined €50 million earlier this year – the biggest fine to date under the GDPR.
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GDPR
Data Protection Day highlights breadth of compliance needed
A cyber resilience strategy with defence in depth is now a fundamental part of any organisation’s approach to operational activity.
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GDPR
Exclusive Q&A: Why businesses are storing useless hardware
In this exclusive interview, Blancco's Fredrik Forslund details just how expensive the issue of data centre waste has become.