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Vulnerability Scan VS Penetration Test

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Vulnerability scanning and penetration testing are both testing methods that can be used to identify security vulnerabilities, but these testing methods each offer different benefits and are suitable for different applications. A penetration tester might run a scan during testing, but not vice versa. It’s a common misconception that the value offered by each of […]

Secure Development for Agile Workflow

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Secure Development Lifecycle How to Incorporate Secure Practices Without Choking Development The Secure Development Lifecycle is a process that can reduce the occurrence of security-related bugs and increase reliability and privacy. SDL integrates security and privacy considerations into every phase of development, resulting in highly secure software that meets compliance requirements. It starts with security […]

How to deal with Ransomware

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Ransomware Incident Response When your network is breached by malicious behavior, the extent of the damage you sustain will depend on your immediate detection and response. To optimize the protection of your data, your reputation, and your company, you should establish a set of policies and procedures for malicious breaches like ransomware. These policies and […]

Is your supply chain putting your company at significant risk?

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The Importance of Supply Chain Risk Assessment and How to Get Started When it comes to consequences, it does not matter much if a data breach was caused by weaknesses in your own cybersecurity or that of a third-party service provider. Whether it is your mistake or theirs, you will be hit with fines, seriously […]

What is a Virtual CISO

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And what are the benefits of having one? The budget needed to keep a qualified, full-time CISO is beyond what a lot of startups can afford. Security should definitely be a high priority, but it’s not cost-effective to take money out of development, marketing, and sales, to pay for a single role to be filled. […]

What’s the deal with ISO 27701

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A company processing data of millions of customers is required to keep it protected and safe in order to keep its reputation unharmed. There are also a lot of transactions and data transfers that happen between organizations whether it is different offices of the same company or with other outsourcing partners.  In terms of GDPR/ISO […]

Facilitating the ISO framework to help with privacy compliance laws

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Privacy is the new buzzword. People have become increasingly aware of privacy rights in the last few years and expect that businesses protect their personal data. It is becoming increasingly important for leaders to ensure that data protection is built into their company products and services.  They need to be proactive in complying with various […]

Cyber Tips for Your Startup Plan

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How to Incorporate Cybersecurity into Your Framework When you strike upon a viable idea for a business, Cybersecurity might be the last thing on your mind. Even in industries like healthcare and eCommerce where cybersecurity is a vital component, it’s often addressed on the backend. The problem with that approach is that it forces your […]

Staying PCI compliant

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You achieved your PCI-DSS compliance! Great! But now, you need to maintain it, this is why we created this checklist. Follow it and stay compliant.

The Freeze of Relocation to the U.S.

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Visa Suspensions, Exemptions, and Remedies for Affected Businesses On April 22, President Trump signed Proclamation 10014, suspending the entry of aliens who weren’t already in possession of a valid visa or travel document, unless those aliens were seeking entry to perform medical services that would lessen the effects of COVID-19. The proclamation was designed to […]

How To Engage With A CISO?

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The primary objective of a CISO is to bring value to the organization, keep it secured, and follow their planned roadmap. 70% of all large organizations use a CISO for better security management. In fact, the job of a CISO proved to be the second highest paying technical job last year. This high caliber roles […]

PCI in a Container Environment

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Technological Differences That Affect Compliance Setting up PCI within a container environment presents unique challenges. The following QSA-reviewed solutions can help navigate those challenges to achieve PCI compliance. These solutions aim to address the most common issues. Every scenario is potentially unique and it’s important to consult with your Qualified Security Assessor before implementing any […]

Comparison between GDPR, CCPA and TXPPA

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With our growing dependence on digital platforms, sharing our personal data like name, phone number, email, address, credit card numbers have become a norm. We provide all our details when we buy something through Amazon, subscribe to a newsletter on a website, buy a new telephone connection or generally surf the internet. The need for […]

What Is Good Compliance – How To Get Started?

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A general dictionary meaning of the term compliance is known to many of us. It simply means to abide by the rules and regulations laid down by the authorities, law, or maybe a governing body. The broad meaning of good compliance remains the same, even if we associate it with business. Therefore, compliance in the […]

Becoming CCPA Complaint

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California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) enacted on Jan. 1, 2020 is the new Privacy Law created to protect the privacy rights of Californian citizens.  The Act, as we described in our article – (link to the first article), puts restrictions on companies on how they collect and use consumer data. The act requires companies to […]

PCI-DSS as a baseline for Fintech startups

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The fintech market is growing at a rapid rate but at the same time, there are several challenges and risks they face because of their high dependence on technology. Security issues and data privacy is one of the top concerns that Fintech startups need to deal with both to gain the trust of businesses and […]

The Merits Of Adopting ISO 27001/SOC2

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In the world of technology and cloud computing, cybersecurity measures become an essential component of any organization. It requires firms to stay alert and be prepared if any data breach occurs. In this regard, the ISO 27001 certification and SOC2 compliance report are key indicators of the company’s cybersecurity readiness. Both of these compliances have […]