French data protection watchdog fines Google $57M for GDPR violations

French data protection watch dog and data privacy agency, CNIL, has imposed nearly a $57 million fine against Google for violating GDPR privacy rules. This is the first time GDPR-related penalties have been imposed against a large U.S. technology company since GDPR was first made into law last year.

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Introduction to Information Security: 11 Key Takeaways

In case you missed it, the National Institute of Standards and Technologies (NIST) published a new guideline “An Introduction to Information Security” for individuals looking to get a better understanding of introductory information security best practices.

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6 Important Security Standards And Guidelines Your Business Should Know About

In this article, we take the mystique out of many of the most popular security standards and guidelines and highlight a few of the key resources available at your fingertips. By implementing some of these best practices, your business will be better prepared to keep your sensitive data safe and protect your brand from cyber attackers.

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5 Good Cybersecurity Lessons Learned From FTC Law Enforcement Actions

In case you missed it, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released a video that explains how companies can leverage NIST’s Cybersecurity Framework and FTC’s own “Start with Security” guidelines to greatly improve security in their organization. In this article, we highlight the five key tenants from the framework and how they could have possibly prevented FTC action and penalties.

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