12-Step Checklist To Get GDPR Compliance in 2023
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12-Step Checklist To Get GDPR Compliance in 2023

Key Points Introduction A typical day in your life involves a large amount of your personal data being collected, tracked, and harvested. Trackers embedded in the apps you’re using collect location data, your online behavior, what sites interest you, and how much time you’re spending on them. When data breaches occur at major cloud-hosted companies,…

PCI DSS Certification: Explained in Four Steps

PCI DSS Certification: Explained in Four Steps

Key Points Introduction PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) Certification is mandated for credit card companies to ensure the security of credit card transactions worldwide. The first version of the PCI Data Security Standard was released in 2004 by a group of leading credit card companies – Visa, MasterCard, JCB International, Discover, and…

To Whom Does PCI DSS Apply? (Let’s Find out)

To Whom Does PCI DSS Apply? (Let’s Find out)

Key Points Introduction  The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) was created by the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) to protect sensitive transaction data and keep it secure from cybersecurity threats. The PCI SSC is an independent organization founded in 2006 by major payment card companies like American Express, MasterCard, Visa, JCB International,…

SOC Reports – Why your company needs them?
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SOC Reports – Why your company needs them?

Key Points: Introduction SaaS adoption has increased across the board, especially in large enterprises. Accelerated digital adoption is a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. It has added to the growing cybersecurity risks of today’s cloud-based environments. Cloud services provide large enterprises the opportunity to save costs and increase efficiencies. But, it requires them to share…

HITRUST vs SOC 2
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HITRUST vs SOC 2

Key Points: HITRUST and SOC 2 compliance are industry-recognized certifications that help cloud-hosted companies demonstrate privacy, security, and quality practices. The HITRUST certifications were originally developed to help healthcare organizations mitigate privacy risks and provide information security. The SOC 2 certification was designed and created to satisfy the need of users who need assurance that…

GDPR UK – Data Protection Regulation (After Brexit)

GDPR UK – Data Protection Regulation (After Brexit)

Key Points GDPR compliance is the strictest and the most important data protection law in the world. UK GDPR applies to all cloud-hosted companies that collect, process, and use the personal data of citizens and residents of the UK. Any company that fails to comply with UK privacy laws can face penalties up to £17.5…

Who Does GDPR Apply To?

Who Does GDPR Apply To?

Key Points GDPR is the European Union’s new data privacy law that was formed to give more control to EU citizens and residents over the use of their data. GDPR mainly controls the data processing activities related only to EU citizens’ & residents’ data undertaken by any public or private company worldwide.  There are two…

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