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Ensure Digital Integrity to Comply with GDPR

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a mandated regulatory standard designed to unify data privacy and security requirements. This regulation affects companies that provide services within the European Union; however, any company that provides services over the internet can be subject to this regulation.  With the ubiquity of internet based services, whether it is social media, streaming content, shopping or accessing your personal records online, personal data privacy and security practices will need to be regulated. Adoption is currently taking place in other regions around the world while using GDPR as a model to scrutinize privacy and security practices.
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Cybersecurity Threat Breakdown [Bristol Airport +SHEIN]

on 9/27/18 8:00 AM By | Erica Tank | 0 Comments | Network Security Hacks and Data Breaches
With years of experience in the technology industry, headlines about cyber attacks and data breaches stand out to me. Here’s your monthly roundup of the latest hacks and data breaches around the world. In this monthly series, I’ll share information and updates on the most recent hacks that I saw in the news, including causes, resolutions, and what you can do to protect your data.
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Tips for Security Appliance Migration & Deployment

on 9/20/18 8:00 AM By | Greg Zemlin | 0 Comments | Network Security Palo Alto Networks
Complete network visibility starts by using a network visibility fabric comprised of network TAPs and packet brokers, rather than relying on SPAN ports as your access method. Your monitoring and security tools like an APM or IDS are a significant investment for your organization, and they will only perform up to the quality of the traffic that is sent to them.
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How to enable efficient and secure Industrial Control Systems

The factory of the future is digital and networked.  The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Industry 4.0 are a further optimization of processes and faster production cycles for production companies and critical infrastructures.  Industry 4.0 refers to the current trend of automation and data communication in manufacturing technologies. It includes cyber-physical systems, the Internet of Things, cloud computing and cognitive computing.  The basic principle of Industry 4.0 is that by connecting machines, work pieces and systems; businesses are creating intelligent networks along the entire value chain that can control each other autonomously. In an Industry 4.0 factory, components and systems are able to gain self-awareness and become self-predictive, which will provide management with more insight on the status of the factory.
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How much is network downtime costing your company?

on 8/23/18 8:00 AM By | Chris Bihary | 0 Comments | Network Security Network Design Network TAPs
If your website is down, your organization is losing money. It’s as simple as that.  And if your company website is down, it’s likely part of a larger issue affecting the network. So whether the lost revenue comes from lost sales if you’re an ecommerce site, a decrease in productivity of your employees who can’t access the whole network, engineering costs to resolve the issue, or negative impacts to the brand, the costs quickly add up.
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The 6 Levels Of Thwarting Network Security Issues

No matter what type of organization you have, you always run the risk of a network security issue. There are internal risks, of course, and every business has connections to outside vendors that introduce your network to the unknown.
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