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Six key themes from PrivSec Global Day Two
March 24, 2021
PrivSec Global is in full swing. At the end of Day Two, here is a selection of some of the highlights.
Seven key themes from PrivSec Global Day One
March 23, 2021
Privacy and cyber security professionals from all over the world gathered virtually today for PrivSec Global. Here are the talking points and takeaways from Day One.
US lawmaker proposes Federal Privacy Bill to Congress
March 11, 2021
Democratic representative Suzan DelBene has reintroduced a bill aimed at creating a national standard for digital privacy rights in the United States.
Breaking the link between GDPR breach transparency and pain
March 11, 2021
The data breach notification and transparency requirements of the General Data Protection Requirement are fuelling “micro-claims” for compensation, in addition to high-profile class action lawsuits. Stewart Room, preparing for his session at PrivSec Global, suggests the current system is creating perverse incentives and argues for a better solution
Anthony Scaramucci’s most memorable comments
March 10, 2021
Donald Trump’s former communications director and Wall Street financier Anthony Scaramucci will be taking the stage to talk about crisis communication and cyber security at PrivSec Global. To get you in the mood here are some of the outspoken spin doctor’s eye-catching comments
Managing employee data fairly through the use of AI
March 9, 2021
Artificial Intelligence solutions are increasingly being looked at in the management of human resources and talent in our workspaces, but how do you ensure they can be used fairly without bias? Dr Amy Lui Abel discusses some of the key considerations and how critical employee data can be managed.
International Women’s Day: report shows pandemic has benefited women in cybersecurity
March 8, 2021
Nearly half of women working in cybersecurity (49%) believe the Covid-19 pandemic has been positive for their career, according to a report published to mark International Women’s Day.
Data adequacy: a flawed concept?
March 4, 2021
Following Schrems and Brexit, international data-sharing and the concept of adequacy has dominated much of the global news on data protection. But is adequacy itself a flawed concept? Marty Abrams explains why he thinks we need a better alternative
Data Governance is Key to Automating Privacy Operations for Lower Risk and Costs
February 22, 2021
The predictions are in and data privacy compliance in 2021 is an enterprise budget top priority to increase maturity in response to a perfect storm of converging risks.
The Evolving Responsibilities of Today’s Chief Data Officer: Data is the new oil, here’s how that impacts CDOs
November 25, 2020
A 5 Step Guide to Data Protection and Risk Reduction for Financial Services
November 25, 2020
Financial services organizations face specific challenges when it comes to securing their sensitive, personal, and regulated data: from addressing layered compliance requirements for various regulations to being able to proactively manage their data to mitigate risk and boost business outcomes.
Data Privacy Regulations across the globe
November 24, 2020
The combination of increased technological resources for data collection and the rise of inexpensive and potentially limitless cloud storage, organizations store massive amounts of data on private individuals and in many cases use this data as a source of revenue. From the standpoint of the individuals whose personal information is being bought and sold, that is a problem.
Email security incidents happen every 12 hours – and, no, it’s not because of phishing
November 23, 2020
Data breaches caused by outbound email are prolific. Usually a result of inadvertent errors or risky but well-meaning behaviour, although sometimes with personal gain in mind, sensitive data is leaked by email once every 12 working hours.
At The Office & At Home: Why We Need Machine Learning to Prevent Data Breaches
November 13, 2020
Despite there being thousands of cybersecurity products on the market, data breaches are at an all-time high. Worse still, with workforces around the world having suddenly transitioned from offices to their homes - and, with most IT leaders thinking the future of work is hybrid - organizations are even more vulnerable to new and increasingly sophisticated threats.
Non-linearity, neurodiversity and the skills gap: a Q&A with UK Cyber Security Association founder Lisa Ventura
October 26, 2020
Facing up: one man’s battle with facial recognition technology
September 30, 2020
PrivSec speaks to Ed Bridges who, together with Liberty, took SouthWales Police to court over its use of facial recognition technology in Cardiff.
Preparing for the cybercrime challenge: tips from a former FBI agent
September 28, 2020
Few have witnessed the developments in cybercrime unfold over the past 20 years as closely as Jeff Lanza. The former FBI agent has followed the progression of white-collar crime since the 1980s and has seen first-hand how investigations went from being all about catching gangsters operating in the physical world, to catching online hackers in just a matter of years.