Tag: Privacy

Password Security

Analysis of Strong VS Weak Passwords

Data breaches are a dime a dozen these days. But when hackers steal databases full of customer info, login names, and passwords, the passwords aren’t usually in plain sight. Typically, the passwords will be cryptographically hashed. Hashing a password takes a string of any length (the password in this example)

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Virginia Privacy Act Blog

The Virginia Consumer Data Privacy Act is Law: What Now?

Virginia’s Consumer Data Privacy Act (“VCDPA” or “the Act”) is the newest state privacy law in the U.S. This blog will examine who is subject to the Act and key requirements to consider. Who Must Comply? Overall Threshold The Act applies to businesses that operate in Virginia or provide products

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NISTIR 8259 Blog

NISTIR 8259: Securing IoT Devices of Tomorrow

How IoT device manufacturers can use guidance from NISTIR 8259 to secure the IoT devices of tomorrow. The growing footprint of the Internet of Things (IoT) has already affected our world in a capacity much larger than we have ever expected. Think of home devices like Amazon’s Alexa, “smart” fridges,

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Maximizing the Value of Your Privacy Impact Assessment

Telling your privacy story through a PIA As privacy regulations have proliferated, companies have been scrambling to address the many new compliance requirements. One component that can prove challenging to implement is the Privacy Impact Assessment.  Note: you can see our earlier whitepaper here. While the Privacy Impact Assessment may

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Compliance Image

What Are Your Privacy KPIs?

Identifying and maintaining measures of success in privacy programs. The publication of ISO 27701 is an exciting development for all companies looking to enhance and potentially certify their privacy programs.  As companies race to digest and implement the new standard, many questions arise about addressing some of its particular requirements. 

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