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What Are the Benefits of Using Data Masking Software in Ensuring Security?

Businesses face a crucial challenge of safeguarding sensitive data while ensuring compliance and enabling seamless operations. Data masking software emerges as a powerful solution, striking a balance between robust protection and practical utility. This innovative technology transforms sensitive information into fictitious yet realistic data, rendering it unrecognizable to unauthorized individuals while preserving integrity for legitimate uses.

UK PSTI Act is a milestone for IoT security and passwords

The growth of Internet of Things (IoT) devices is reshaping our digital landscape. From smart thermostats to industrial sensors to IP cameras to smart toilets, these devices drive efficiency through innovation. But they aren’t secure by nature. A new UK law aims to make IoT products much more secure. On April 29, the UK’s Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure (PSTI) Act became official and is now enforcing compliance across IoT assets.

UK Creates New Laws to Safeguard Consumers Against Cyber Threats Posed by Smart Devices

As 99% of UK adults now own at least one smart device, and the average UK household enjoys the benefits of nine connected devices, the timing of new laws designed to protect consumers from hacking and cyber-attacks while using internet-connected smart devices couldn't be more timely.

NIS 2 Directive: Strengthening IoT Security in the EU

In today’s interconnected world, the Internet of Things (IoT) plays a crucial role in various sectors, from healthcare and transportation to energy and critical infrastructure. However, with the increasing reliance on IoT devices comes the heightened risk of cybersecurity threats. To address these challenges and enhance cybersecurity measures across the European Union (EU), the NIS 2 Directive (Directive (EU) 2022/2555) was introduced.

What is the Connecticut Data Privacy Act (CTDPA)?

The Connecticut State Government signed the Connecticut Data Privacy Act (CTDPA) into law on May 10, 2022, and the law became effective on July 1, 2023. The CTDPA joins the ranks of other US state privacy laws, like the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the Colorado Privacy Act, providing Connecticut consumers with robust data privacy rights and protections.

What is the Oregon Consumer Privacy Act (OCPA)?

The Oregon State Government passed Senate Bill 619, also known as the Oregon Consumer Privacy Act (OCPA), in July 2023. The OCPA will become effective on July 1, 2024, the same day the Texas Data Privacy and Security Act will also impose obligations on data controllers and processors. Oregon’s privacy legislation follows the structure of several other US data privacy laws, including the Colorado Privacy Act, the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act, and the Montana Consumer Privacy Act.