CCPA, COVID-19 and Data Security

CCPA, COVID-19 and Data Security In January, the CCPA went into effect but enforcement was delayed until California’s Attorney General Xavier Becerra finalized the underlying regulations, or July 1, 2020.  On June 1, the Attorney General of California submitted the final regulation package for the state’s comprehensive data protection law, the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA). CCPA…
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Badmouthing Data Loss Prevention (DLP) is Fashionable

Badmouthing Data Loss Prevention (DLP) is Fashionable   Is DLP Really Dead?   I recently came across several digital security vendor sites who describe themselves as a “DLP alternative.” Perusing through their pages, I came across comments such as “DLP is hard to deploy”, “DLP is hard to maintain” and the classic: “DLP is heavy…
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What is TISAX (Trusted Information Security Assessment Exchange) Compliance?

What is TISAX (Trusted Information Security Assessment Exchange) Compliance? TISAX has become one of the big buzz words in info-sec today.   The challenge of DLP and its importance for data security has triggered the creation of new methods and systems for enterprises to employ.   The folks that put together TISAX were certainly on…
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2020 Redefining Data Loss Prevention and Protection

January 2020 Redefining Data Loss Prevention and Protection   GTB Technologies is the Data Protection solution that can prevent the loss of data from Malware and trusted insiders by blocking sensitive data. “Data Protection” has been the name of the game for GTB Technologies since its inception in 2004. On a mission to help protect…
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The Public Cloud  Is it Secure?

The Public Cloud.  Is it Secure?   In today’s business environment, data is everything. With data volumes increasing exponentially, the cloud has become the go-to for many companies to store their vital information. Offloading data storage and management has worked wonders. Firms no longer have to rely on in-house storage components. Furthermore, the organizational and…
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False Promise of Blanket Encryption

The false promise of blanket encryption Why data needs to be inspected before its put under lock and key With cyber-attacks on the rise and compliance with regulatory regimes like HIPAA and GDPR becoming more urgent, businesses have been turning to encryption as a catch-all tactic to ensure IP and personal data are protected. Make…
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