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5 Guiding Principles to protect your IP effectively with Zero Trust

Zero Trust is the new Buzz word in the cybersecurity arena. Ever since, Forrester Analyst, Kindervag introduced the term Zero Trust in his article “Zero Trust Architecture”, traditional security measures have become obsolete. Zero Trust is a security framework that is based on an “I Trust No One” principle; it doesn’t matter if the user is within or outside the organization. A user is not granted access unless he/she is authenticated and authorized first.

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GDPR - the benchmark for a global privacy framework

With the 5th anniversary of GDPR looming, this regulation continues to be a game-changer, setting the precedent for privacy and data laws around the world. In fact, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) recently reported that 71% of countries now have data protection regulations in place and a further 9% have legislation in development. Countries such as Vietnam and Saudi Arabia have recently introduced new privacy laws. But, as we reflect on the anniversary of GDPR's introduction, just this week we've seen the first billion-dollar fine issued. So, what does this mean for data privacy moving forward?

Data loss prevention for developers

A security violation in the form of a data breach can create costly damage to a company's reputation. But what exactly is a data breach? The European Commission has divided data breaches into three distinct categories — confidentiality breaches, integrity breaches, and availability breaches: In this article, you'll learn more about what a data breach is and how you can prevent data breaches when designing and developing your software.


Australia's Defence Strategic Review and Data Centric Security

Australia recently released the 2023 Defence Strategic Review (DSR) which identifies investments required to deliver the Australian Defence Force posture required by 2032-33. In this blog, we explore the new DSR requirements and their impact on Defence and industry security practices.

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PCI DSS vs GDPR: A Comparison of Data Security Standards

Since the onset of the pandemic in 2020, global concern for data security and privacy has skyrocketed like a dazzling display of fireworks on New Year’s Eve. With an ever-increasing number of people utilizing online services and sharing their personal information on websites to engage in e-commerce transactions, the infrastructure for collecting and safeguarding consumer data has become of paramount importance.


The implications of adding SAST to your CI/CD pipeline

DevSecOps is all about better integrating security into the software development life cycle (SDLC). When combined with the desire to automate repetitive tasks, the inevitable conclusion is to put any repeatable testing tool into your app’s build pipeline. For any tooling that involves code analysis, it makes sense to sync up with existing testing workflows. That’s where CI comes in.


Six Key Security Risks of Generative AI

Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) has revolutionized various fields, from creative arts to content generation. However, as this technology becomes more prevalent, it raises important considerations regarding data privacy and confidentiality. In this blog post, we will delve into the implications of Generative AI on data privacy and explore the role of Data Leak Prevention (DLP) solutions in mitigating potential risks.


Stay Ahead of the Game & Identify Data Threats Faster

Cyber threats are a growing concern for organizations of all sizes. Data breaches, malware infections, and ransomware attacks can severely disrupt operations, including financial loss, reputational damage, and legal liabilities. As a result, it is essential to proactively monitor your environment and identify malicious activity to detect threats before they can cause significant damage.