How Physical Access Systems Will Be Affected by GDPR

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is marks the biggest change to European data protection law in a generation. With GDPR  set to go into effect on 25 May 2018, security professionals must have a plan for all data stored on physical access systems. IFSEC Global provides insights for GDPR planning here. For firms in […]

3 Ways to Prepare Your Business for GDPR

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a regulation by which the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union, and the European Commission intend to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the EU and is scheduled to take effect in less than a year, on 25 May 2018. The UK’s Business Matters magazine recommends establishing how your organization deals […]

How to Avoid Common HIPAA Violations

The healthcare industry in the U.S. is highly-regulated at the state and federal levels. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is designed to protect patients’ medical records and other sensitive information. Organizations that fail to implement safeguards or report health data breaches can face hefty HIPAA violation penalties. Recent violations settlements include inappropriate […]

Report Recommends NIST Framework, Leadership for the Healthcare Industry to Combat Digital Threats

The healthcare industry in the U.S. is highly-regulated at the state and federal levels. A June 2017 HHS report recommends standardized guidelines, regulations and Dedicated leadership to combat digital health cybersecurity threats in the industry to protect patient privacy and security. For example, the report notes, devices such as smart continuous glucose monitors and insulin delivery […]