Posts tagged GDPR

3 min InsightIDR

Utilize File Integrity Monitoring to Address Critical Compliance Needs

To help organizations address their compliance auditing needs, we are excited to introduce file integrity monitoring (FIM) for InsightIDR.

4 min Compliance

Lessons from the Philippines’ Specific Approach to Data Privacy

Many parallels can be drawn between the Philippines Data Protection Act and GDPR, but there are some nuances between the two laws—and one massive difference.

6 min Public Policy

Updating Data Security Laws - A Starting Point

A baseline requirement for commercial data security is often part of discussions on privacy and breach notification regulations. This issue deserves close attention to ensure any security regulation is both effective at protecting users while staying flexible enough to be practicable.

2 min GDPR

Securing Personal Information in Web Applications for GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) [https://www.rapid7.com/solutions/compliance/gdpr/], is just around the corner: it comes into effect on May 25, 2018. If you feel a refresher on this far-reaching privacy law is in order, we’ve got a lot of great content [/tag/gdpr/] to help you and your organization get ready. Now, how do most organizations collect personal information from users these days? Web applications, of course! And as we know [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B6Dzc7_3w-k],

4 min GDPR

GDPR Preparation March and April: Course Correct

Wow, how did March just happen? Living in a country that just fell apart like a clown car because of snow, it’s still feeling decidedly wintery here in the UK, and as a weather obsessed Brit I am fully looking forward to sunnier times. You know, that single day sometime in August. By that time, we’ll have crossed the border into the brave new world of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) [https://www.rapid7.com/solutions/compliance/gdpr/], and like many of you, I am curious as to what t

3 min GDPR

Tonight I'm gonna IR like it's 99 (days until GDPR)…

Sorry Nena, it was going to be you or Prince that was going to get the headline, and whilst 99 Red Balloons [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZ1TQYjCwYc] is a catchy 80’s classic, I had to give credit to His Royal Purpleness [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rblt2EtFfC4]. It was that or pay tribute to a childhood favourite vanilla ‘whippy’ ice cream, adorned with a Cadbury’s Flake, but I’m not so sure that would resonate so well with a global audience. “Why 99?”, you may ask. Why not a nice roun

4 min GDPR

February – Test & Take Note

Well, if there’s one good thing to say about February, especially for those of us deep in the bowels of winter, it’s that January is finally behind us. However, it does bring the impending GDPR compliance [https://www.rapid7.com/solutions/compliance/gdpr/] date ever closer. February 25th 2018 marks the three month deadline, so there really isn’t much time left to get your GDPR houses nicely in order. We’ve been posting regular blogs on the subject for four months now, and if you’ve been followin

4 min GDPR

GDPR Preparation Checklist: January – Teach and Tidy

New year, new things to think about when it comes to your GDPR compliance [https://www.rapid7.com/solutions/compliance/gdpr/] preparations. Hopefully your GDPR project is in full swing by now. If it’s not, then you do really need to be getting your skates well and truly on. Do take a look through our November [/2017/11/14/gdpr-preparation-november-form-storm/] and December [/2017/12/04/gdpr-compliance-checklist-december-assess-review/] preparation blogs for ideas on how to get going. As of Janua

3 min GDPR

MDR and GDPR: More than a lot of letters

With 2018 now well in our sights, the countdown to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) [https://www.rapid7.com/solutions/compliance/gdpr/]) is most definitely on. Articles 33 and 34 [https://www.rapid7.com/globalassets/_pdfs/product-and-service-briefs/rapid7-solution-brief-gdpr-article-33-34.pdf] of the GDPR [https://www.rapid7.com/fundamentals/gdpr/] require organizations to communicate personal data breaches when there is a high risk of impact to the people to whom the data pertains

4 min GDPR

Creating a Risk-Based Vulnerability Management Program for GDPR with InsightVM

The General Data Protection Regulation’s (GDPR) [https://www.rapid7.com/solutions/compliance/gdpr/] deadline in 2018 is rapidly approaching, and as companies prepare for GDPR compliance [/2017/02/23/preparing-for-gdpr/], they’re facing a struggle that’s plagued every security program for years: how to quantify that nebulous, scary thing called “risk.” GDPR compliance [https://www.rapid7.com/fundamentals/gdpr/] specifically talks about “risk” several times in its guidelines, particularly in Arti

4 min GDPR

GDPR Compliance Checklist: December – Assess & Review

With under six months to go until the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) [https://www.rapid7.com/solutions/compliance/gdpr/] comes into force, organizations that handle the personal data of EU citizens are preparing for this new compliance regulation. In order to help you through this new regulation, we’re creating a series of helpful blog posts to see you all the way to May 25th 2018. This GDPR-focused infographic [https://www.rapid7.com/resources/infographic-your-month-to-month-guide-to

2 min GDPR

UNITED Session on GDPR Compliance Now Available in Our GDPR Toolkit

Sunny September days in Boston seem a world away as I type this on a somewhat chilly November day in England. Billy Joe Armstrong definitely missed out, what with being asleep and all, not just on some beautiful weather, but also on attending Rapid7’s customer conference: UNITED [https://unitedsummit.org/index.php]. And no doubt he’d have been front and centre for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR compliance) [https://www.rapid7.com/fundamentals/gdpr/] or GDP-Argh session. Well, a gir

3 min GDPR

GDPR Preparation: November – Form & Storm

With just over six months to go until the General Data Protection Regulation ( GDPR [https://www.rapid7.com/solutions/compliance/gdpr/]) comes into force, organizations that handle the personal data of EU citizens are preparing for this new compliance regulation. If you’ve not gotten started yet, or your plans are still in their infancy, we’re creating a series of helpful blog posts to see you through to May 25th 2018. This infographic [https://www.rapid7.com/resources/infographic-your-month-to-

2 min GDPR

GDPR or GDP-argh? Find out at UNITED!

Contained within this post is a secret look into the talk-planning life of Samantha Humphries, Rapid7's senior manager for international solutions, and Katie Ledoux, a senior security analyst. Let's watch what happens. From: Caitlin Condon Sent: 16 August 2017 15:26 To: Samantha Humphries; Katie Ledoux Subject: Re: Blog post for your GDPR session at UNITED Sam! Katie! How would you two feel about writing a blog post on your UNITED [https://unitedsummit.org/index.php] session on GDPR compliance

6 min GDPR

Preparing for GDPR Compliance: 10 Actionable Recommendations

GDPR is coming….. If your organisation does business with Europe, or more specifically does anything with the Personal Data of EU Citizens who aren't dead (i.e. Natural Persons), then, just like us, you're going to be in the process of living the dream that is Preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR compliance) [https://www.rapid7.com/solutions/compliance/gdpr/]. For many organisations, this is going to be a gigantic exercise, as even if you have implemented processes and tec