Let’s just do it one more time

Cyber Security is complex. So it is no surprise that companies get hit by major IT disasters due to cyber security incidents.

Cyber security vendors often make things very complex. Too complex. Often they sell a lot of crappy expensive security software with security management cockpits and promise that all your risks are mitigated. However being hit by ransomware is no joke. 

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The day after the GDPR: End of an Era?

Maybe you have noticed it. Privacy is an issue. A bit strange since there is only 1 day left until the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will become fully enforceable throughout the European Union. So before end of May 2018 all organizations that process data of EU citizens must comply with this General Data Protection Regulation. So will the enormous amounts of privacy breaches be over?  Will all privacy and freedom fighters celebrate 25 May 2018 as the beginning of an new Era? Continue reading “The day after the GDPR: End of an Era?”

The Ultimate GDPR Checklist

Maybe you have noticed it. Privacy is an issue. A bit strange since there are only 2 days left until the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will become fully enforceable throughout the European Union.

So before end of May 2018 all organizations that process data of EU citizens must comply with this General Data Protection Regulation. Determining how to design and improve your systems to meet the GDPR is not straightforward. Due to the complexity of the GDPR document a lot of help is available. But be warned: Some tools that claim to help you will increase your privacy compliance problems instead of solving these. Continue reading “The Ultimate GDPR Checklist”

The Art of managing privacy policies

Maybe you have noticed it. Privacy is an issue. A bit strange since there are only 3 days left until the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will become fully enforceable throughout the European Union.

So before end of May 2018 all organizations that process data of EU citizens must comply with this General Data Protection Regulation. Determining how to design and improve your systems to meet the GDPR is not straightforward. Due to the complexity of the GDPR document you will need to use privacy policies to control and manage privacy risks. Continue reading “The Art of managing privacy policies”

Use encryption to meet the GDPR!

Maybe you have noticed it. Privacy is an issue. A bit strange since there are only 4 days left until the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will become fully enforceable throughout the European Union.

So before end of May 2018 all organizations that process data of EU citizens must comply with this General Data Protection Regulation. Determining how to design and improve your systems to meet the GDPR is not straightforward. But using encryption makes processing and handling personal information that may not be exposed simpler.

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Privacy Maturity Models

Maybe you have noticed it. Privacy is an issue. A bit strange since there are only 5 days left until the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will become fully enforceable throughout the European Union.

So before end of May 2018 all organizations that process data of EU citizens must comply with this General Data Protection Regulation. Determining how to design and improve your systems to meet the GDPR is not straightforward. Since security and privacy should be approached as a process you should use some kind of maturity model. This to e.g. benchmark the quality and effectiveness of your privacy and security organisation. But using a good maturity model for security and privacy has also the benefit to make sure you meet important GDPR requirements. Continue reading “Privacy Maturity Models”

Blockchain and privacy

Maybe you have noticed it. Privacy is an issue. A bit strange since there are only 6 days left until the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will become fully enforceable throughout the European Union.

So before end of May 2018 all organizations that process data of EU citizens must comply with this General Data Protection Regulation. Determining how to design and improve your systems to meet the GDPR is not straightforward. Since real objective information on digital trends is always hard to find a common perception is that blockchain technology is an easy solution for solving privacy challenges. Continue reading “Blockchain and privacy”

The GDPR impact on machine learning

Maybe you have noticed it. Privacy is an issue. A bit strange since there are only 7 days left until the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will become fully enforceable throughout the European Union.

So before end of May 2018 all organizations that process data of EU citizens must comply with this General Data Protection Regulation. Determining how to design and improve your systems to meet the GDPR is not straightforward. If your are thinking of using new machine learning technologies you could face now an extra challenge. Continue reading “The GDPR impact on machine learning”

How Bunq bank cares about your privacy…

Maybe you have noticed it. Privacy is an issue. A bit strange since there are only 8 days left until the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will become fully enforceable throughout the European Union.

So before end of May 2018 all organizations that process data of EU citizens must comply with this General Data Protection Regulation. Determining how to design and improve your systems to meet the GDPR is not straightforward. However it can and should be done. Preferably by taking the privacy of your customers very serious. Continue reading “How Bunq bank cares about your privacy…”

Reinvent the Web for Better Privacy

Maybe you have noticed it. Privacy is an issue. A bit strange since there are only 9 days left until the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will become fully enforceable throughout the European Union.

So before end of May 2018 all organizations that process data of EU citizens must comply with this General Data Protection Regulation. Determining how to design and improve your systems to meet the GDPR is not straightforward. The Internet was not designed with security and privacy in mind. Continue reading “Reinvent the Web for Better Privacy”