The California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) is Now Effective: What Does It Mean for Your Business?

Did you know?  The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (the “CCPA”), one of the most stringent and far-reaching consumer privacy laws in the country, became effective as of January 1, 2020. The CCPA significantly expands the privacy rights of California consumers by imposing new requirements on businesses to disclose what categories of personal information will be collected, the purpose …

Finding Vulnerabilities is a Good Thing

No matter how cautious a company is in designing and defending its information security systems, there is always the potential for data breaches and cybersecurity incidents. One method to find these vulnerabilities before a threat actor does is to test your security using some of the same techniques that criminals do, first. Penetration tests cause no actual damage if conducted by a reputable professional, and can be a vital tool for understanding a particular weakness in more than Information Technology systems. 

Incident Response Planning: Having a Play in Your Playbook

An Incident Response Plan is an operational playbook that helps minimize the financial and reputational impact caused by an incident for an organization. By creating an Incident Response plan and team, organizations respond better to cybersecurity incidents, quickly resuming normal business operations, and promptly alerting relevant stakeholders, authorities, and regulatory agencies to meet all regulatory requirements.