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2020, The Year of New Privacy Rights

By Juan Lugo  |  April 6, 2020 at 5:00 AM  | 
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California is setting the stage for compliance in 2020 with the enactment of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).The statute that went into effect on the first of January expands the rights of Californians over their data.

It gives the state’s residents the right to learn what personally identifiable information (PII) companies are collecting; they can also request that their data be deleted and not sold to third parties. Much like what the European Union (EU) did in May of 2018 with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), this law could very well change data privacy in the United States for good.

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Work From Home, Securely

By Amit Singh  |  April 1, 2020 at 5:00 AM  | 
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Working from home went from a luxury to a necessity in most parts of the world this month. For CISOs around the world, this brings various security challenges. 

Working from home or from personal devices increases security risks. For example:

Let’s look at how a cloud access security broker (CASB) can provide security for remote workers accessing data in the cloud:

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Bitglass Security Spotlight: Critical Data Stolen From Covid-19 Vaccine Test Center and Dispersed Online

By Juan Lugo  |  March 30, 2020 at 5:00 AM  | 
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Here are the top stories of recent weeks:

  • Critical Data Stolen From Covid-19 Vaccine Test Center and Dispersed Online 
  • Malicious Credit Card Skimming Plot Affects Tupperware Site
  • Multiple Russian Ransomware Attacks Take Down American Government Systems
  • Fraudulent Emails Masquerading as World Health Organization Official Are Circulating
  • Data Breach Affects Norwegian Cruise Line
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Why Forego Health: WFH Securely through the Cloud

By Samantha Nguyen  |  March 26, 2020 at 5:00 AM  | 
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Companies across all verticals are facing the unfortunate reality of the current situation. Cautionary measures to flatten the curve have prompted a rapidly growing number of employees to join the Work From Home (WFH) culture. Although fortunate enough to be able to WFH, the security of organizations is now at an increased risk of being compromised due to the heavy traffic flowing in and out of the cloud. 

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