The California Consumer Privacy Act is effective on January 1st, 2020. This means that, in a little less than two months, California will be the first state to introduce a clear-cut and precisely defined privacy law. Intended to enhance privacy rights and consumer protection for the residents of the state of California, the CCPA takes a broad view of what constitutes private data.
Phishing is an old and tested cyber-security attack that, to this day, remains #1 cause of data breaches worldwide. Anyone can fall victim to a phishing attack, so it's essential to know how to recognize one.
In the world where people seem to remember only passwords like "qwerty", "Abc123!" and "123456789", there should be a way to protect their accounts. Luckily, there is an MFA. Available in many forms, it allows making even the worst of passwords more secure.
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) was developed as an industry standard to ensure strong protection of personal healthcare information (PHI). Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) regulates HIPAA compliance, and the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) enforces it.
If you have ever asked yourself, Do I need to be HIPAA compliant? — you will find the answer below.