Majority of employees in US unaware of GDPR mandates


Well, there is good news and there is bad news. The good news we covered last month, with our post covering a survey that found increased cybersecurity awareness among business leaders could be attributed to the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Now for the bad news. With only a handful of months left before […]

Le RGPD dans le secteur public : une liste très rock and roll


Pendant que les impacts et le risque d’amende (pouvant atteindre 20 millions de dollars, ou 4% du chiffre d’affaires) nuisent au sommeil de nombreux DSI du secteur privé, les conséquences du Règlement européen sur la protection des données (RGPD)  pour le secteur public sont rarement exposées. Elles sont pourtant lourdes. Dans un récent livre blanc, […]

Is GDPR fueling identity management investments?


It’s one of the oldest disciplines in cybersecurity, and to this day it still remains one of the most important. This is why it didn’t surprise me to see a recent analyst report estimating that the identity and access management market is expected to reach about $20 billion by 2023, up from $7.8 billion in […]

GDPR compliance not so costly for big firms


While the fines may be punitive and costly, the cost of becoming GDPR compliant may not be all that steep for large companies, at least according to a recent survey by the law firm Paul Hastings LLP. Paul Hastings surveyed 100 general counsels and chief security officers at the FTSE 350 and 100 general counsels […]

GDPR raising cybersecurity awareness among EU business leaders


As if the daily beating of data breach news wasn’t enough reason to bring the stark reality of cyber risks to the attention of corporate leaders, here comes the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Taking effect in May 2018, GDPR is managing to elevate cyber risks to the top of the corporate agenda […]

GDPR in the public sector: A Rock and Roll listicle


While the consequences, obligations and fines of up to $20 million (or 4% of worldwide revenue) are keeping many private sector CIOs awake at night and have been widely discussed, GDPR’s far-reaching consequences for the public sector have rarely been highlighted. In a recent white paper, The impact of GDPR on the Public Sector, I […]

Se mettre en conformité au RGPD : c’est le temps de s’y mettre !

Par Jean-François Delorme, Michel Khazzaka et Ed Reynolds Mettre en œuvre la préparation au Règlement général sur la protection des données (RGPD) de l’Union européenne est probablement l’une des activités les plus importantes que les entreprises doivent entreprendre cette année. En se conformant au RGPD, il s’agit non seulement d’éviter des amendes potentiellement substantielles de […]

Lemons, silos and trust issues: How to turn GDPR into lemonade


If you attend any of the numerous seminars about GDPR (the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation) nowadays, you’ll notice that the new rules are taking quite some flak. Invariably, some CIOs or CEOs from companies big and small will lament the administrative burden yet another EU regulation puts on them. Give me the place to […]

2 new business processes key to GDPR compliance

With the rise of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), your customers’ personal data is about to gain a great deal of value. As that happens, your organization will need not only new technologies, but also new processes and behaviors. We’ve all become more active users of the internet and mobile channels. As […]

Getting the analytics right for GDPR compliance – and beyond

The challenges of complying with the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) are clear: Every organization serving customers in the EU — including organizations outside the EU that offer goods or services to individuals within it — will need to comply with new data privacy rules by May 2018. The clock is ticking, […]