Legislation

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) Compliance: What you need to know to be compliant

The California consumer privacy act (CCPA) is a law that was passed in 2018, and it is in effect from January 1st 2020. The California attorney general’s office has not taken any enforcement action against firms that did not meet the standards until July 1st 2020. A lot of people are unsure about what this new law means for them. Like the GDPR, there are significant penalties for non-CCPA compliance and potential loss of consumer loyalty.

Understanding Monetary Authority of Singapore's (MAS) Guidance: Safeguarding Your Financial Institution's Cloud Environment

As a major financial hub in Asia and globally, Singapore is very aware of the challenges facing the financial industry, especially the accelerated digital transformation that stemmed from the COVID-19 pandemic. In response to the sector’s increased exposure to cloud technology, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has released a guideline to address cybersecurity risks associated with the adoption of public clouds.

How Will ISO 27701 and the GDPR Affect Your Organization?

Companies today face increasing pressure to implement strong cybersecurity controls. While the U.S. has no comprehensive cybersecurity law, many organizations still fall under state, international, or industry regulations. Two of the most prominent controlling publications are the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and the ISO 27701 standard. One has the force of law, and the other is a guiding framework, respectively. Both of these documents apply to an increasing number of businesses.

Will China's Personal Information Protection Law be a game-changer for data security?

20th August 2021, dawned a new era for China’s cybersecurity with the passing of China’s Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL) which is the first comprehensive legal attempt to define personal information and regulate its storing, transferring, and processing.

Australia Leads with Controversial Cyber Laws

The Australian government is looking to pass the Security Legislation Amendment (Critical Infrastructure) Bill 2020, an overhaul which is aimed to help Australian businesses fend off cyberattacks. The Bill expands the business sectors that were previously defined as critical infrastructure by adding, amongst others, Food and Grocery, Finance and Banking, Universities, Communications, Defense, Energy, and Transportation to the list.

Data Protection Act | 8 Principles under GDPR

This video will discuss the 8 principles of data protection act. These are the basic guidelines for any organization that handles personal data, and they're meant to protect your privacy rights. Cyphere is a UK-based cyber security services provider helping organisations to secure their most prized assets. We provide technical risk assessment (pen testing/ethical hacking) and managed security services. This advice is a true third party opinion, free from any vendor inclinations or reselling objectives.

What is the CCPA? Definition and Compliance Guidelines for 2021

The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) gives Californian consumers greater transparency into how their personal data is being handled. Under the CCPA, California residents have a right to: California's landmark move to greater privacy laws mirrors the consumer data protection posture outlined in the GDPR and Canada's propositions in Bill C-11. Guidance for complying with the CCPA is outlined through CCPA regulations.

How Achieving Compliance with PCI DSS Can Help Meet GDPR Mandates

Data security and privacy are today a prime focus for most organizations globally. While there have been several regulations and standards introduced to improve data security, the evolving landscape makes it challenging for organizations to stay compliant. For many organizations, GDPR and PCI DSS are the first topics that come to mind when privacy is concerned.

5 Key Cyber Regulatory Predictions for 2022

Cybersecurity regulations were long viewed as an esoteric afterthought, even as technology exploded into every corner of our lives. But that's no longer the case, as governments and businesses seek to get a better grip on privacy regulations and data protections. At Egnyte, we track legal and regulatory trends closely so we can better serve our customers and respond to changes. Based on those observations, here are our cybersecurity regulation predictions for 2022.