How Lepide Addresses the Gartner Top 10 Security Projects for 2019

In February of 2019, Gartner published their list of the top 10 security projects for 2019 – a list of security projects that security and risk management leaders need to consider implementing in order to reduce risk and achieve compliance. As organizations grow and become more complex, the prospect of introducing new security projects whilst maintaining existing ones can be daunting. Brian Reed, … [Read more...]

The Lepide Guide to California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) Compliance

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is a new data protection bill that will come into effect on the 1st of January 2020. The CCPA is designed to give Californian citizens more control over how their personal data is stored and processed. Under the CCPA, companies must demonstrate that they are able to identify, delete or quarantine personal data in a timely manner, as per the data subjects … [Read more...]

Enabling People to Own Their Data Doesn’t Mitigate Privacy Concerns

With increasing concerns about data protection and privacy, there has been a lot of talk about the importance of enabling people to own their own data. What does this mean? Let’s take Facebook as an example. A user will register with the platform and fill out some basic information about themselves. After that they will likely start adding friends, posting updates, uploading photos, and so … [Read more...]

Navigating the Data Security Threats and Compliance Challenges

As organizations store increasingly more data and IT environments become increasingly more complex, the challenges faced by IT managers can become overwhelming, to the point where many are experiencing high levels of stress. With the average cost of a data breach at around $4m, not to mention the potentially irreparable damage that could be done to the organization’s reputation, … [Read more...]

Is Your Company Failing to Comply with GLBA?

The Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) is a law that applies to financial institutions in the United States. It is designed to protect sensitive data such as names, addresses, credit histories, and so on. When we think of financial institutions, we tend to imagine large commercial banks, however, a “financial institution” can be any company that deals with loans, deposits, investments and … [Read more...]