Data Privacy and Data Protection | Cybersecurity Insights Series

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Director of Security Strategy | Absolute

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Data Privacy is today's greatest challenge for IT and security teams, and with 35% of sensitive data out-of-sight on endpoints, there has never been a stronger need for persistent endpoint visibility and control. > DATA PRIVACY EXPLAINED Data privacy is a big concern for individuals and organizations alike. The EU’s General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) has brought the topic to the forefront of society’s collective consciousness recently. People have always been conscientious about their personal privacy; however, with The Digital Transformation of our world, who we are has become a collection of individual pieces of data called Personally Identifiable Information (PII). And our PII is everywhere. Business, government, school, research, and even friend-to-friend interactions, all happen in the digital sphere making our data easily accessible and open to exploits by cybercriminals. > DATA PRIVACY LAWS Learn how the laws designed to protect the privacy of personal information. - The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), - Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) - In the US: HIPAA (for health information) and S-P and S-ID statutes for financial records, enforced by the SEC. There is also the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). But no national privacy standard. Yet. > DATA PRIVACY TIPS Thwart attackers and stay audit-ready with these three steps: 1. See everything 2. Analyze the risk 3. Apply rapid response Learn tips and strategies for maintaining data privacy and data protection with confidence.

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