With the proliferation of SaaS solutions, API integrations and cloud computing, virtually everything in the modern enterprise is connected to untold number of outside entities. In fact, many business processes depend on this connectivity, even when doing so broadens the threat landscape and puts the organization at greater risk. This interconnectedness means that vendor vulnerabilities…

In April 2018, following the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook announced the launch of a bug bounty program focusing on the misuse of private information. The social media giant has been offering between $500 and tens of thousands of dollars for reports of apps that collect and transfer personal data. This program has now been expanded…

The difference between security and compliance is more than just process. It’s philosophy and practice. Compliance can be one tactical execution of a great security strategy or potentially a bureaucratic check-the-box effort. While security and compliance share similar goals, IT too often meets specific requirements for system compliance but misses the underlying security needs of…

Employees in the UK expressed greater understanding of privacy laws, and better training opportunities, than those in the U.S., the ObserveIT survey reveals. The survey polled 1,000 full-time employees in the United States and United Kingdom to determine their understanding of their organizations’ current privacy regulations. New policies and regulations dictating organizations’ handling of sensitive…

More than one third (36%) of adults aged 16–75 trust companies and organizations with their personal data more since GDPR came into effect one year ago, according to TrustArc. There are positive sentiments toward enforcement activity, and half (47%) of respondents have exercised some of their GDPR privacy rights. 57% of respondents are also more…

It’s hard to believe we’ve almost reached the one-year anniversary of the date the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect. Leading up to that May 25, 2018 date, news headlines were dominated by fear, uncertainty and doubt over whether organizations would successfully comply in time. Over the past year, we saw an endless…

Cloud native adoption has become an important trend among organizations as they move to embrace and employ a combination of cloud, containers, orchestration, and microservices to keep up with customers’ expectations and needs. To discover more about the motivations and challenges of companies adopting cloud native infrastructure, the O’Reilly “How Companies Adopt and Apply Cloud…