May the Fourth Be with EU

May the Fourth Be with EU

On April 14, 2016, the EU Parliament passed the long-awaited new EU rules for personal data protection (GDPR). Everyone who holds or processes data on individuals in the 28 countries of the EU has until Star Wars Day 2018 (May 4) to comply. The top 10 provisions of the regulation are: It is a global law. No matter [...]

WP29: Thumbs Down to Draft EU-US Privacy Shield

WP29: Thumbs Down to Draft EU-US Privacy Shield

In a 58-page opinion published April 13, 2016, the influential European Union Article 29 Working Party (WP29), which includes representatives of the data protection authorities of the 28 EU Member States, expressed significant concerns with respect to the terms of the proposed EU-US Privacy Shield that is intended to replace the EU-US Safe Harbor. The [...]

Cloud Security Alliance to Offer CCSK ‘Train the Trainer’ Course in Milan

Cloud Security Alliance to Offer CCSK ‘Train the Trainer’ Course in Milan

Three-day course to be held in conjunction with Cloud Security Summit 2016 The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) is pleased to announce that it will host its CCSK Train the Trainer course in Milan (May 17 and 18-19) at the ITWAY Academy as part of the Cloud Security Summit 2016. Conducted by recognized international CCSK trainer [...]

Open Peer Review: Cloud Data Center Security Working Group Charter

Open Peer Review: Cloud Data Center Security Working Group Charter

The Cloud Security Alliance would like to invite you to review and comment on a proposed Cloud Data Center Security Working Group Charter. The focus of the Cloud Data Center Security working group is to develop and maintain a research portfolio providing capabilities to assist the cloud provider industry in enhancing their Data Centers’ security. [...]

BYOD Stalled? Three Tips to Get It Going

BYOD Stalled? Three Tips to Get It Going

Despite some surveys that say Bring Your own Device (BYOD) is growing, the CyberEdge Group’s recently released 2016 Cyberthreat Defense Report found that enterprise BYOD programs have stalled. Only one-third of respondents this year had implemented a BYOD policy—the same as two years ago. And 20 percent still have no plans to add one. The [...]