Category Archives: Regulation

EOS Price Analysis: Cardano Founder Charles Hoskinson Warns of Regulatory Action Against EOS

Charles Hoskinson projects some form of action from the SEC on EOS. EOS/USD enjoys a relief rally on Wednesday, as price moves further north following recent bounce. The EOS price hasn’t done much but decline of late. Back in August, EOS/USD entered into a very stubborn narrowing range. The price had been confined within this […]

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Measuring privacy operations: Use of technology on the rise

Critical privacy program activities such as creating data inventories, conducting data protection impact assessments (DPIA), and managing data subject access rights requests (DSAR) are now well established in large and small organizations in both Europe and the United States, according to TrustArc and the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). “Among our thousands of members, we know that privacy teams are now reporting on a regular basis to company leadership, and consequently they need to … More

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Researchers: GDPR Already Having Positive Effect on Cybersecurity in EU

The General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) seems to already be having a positive effect on the state of cybersecurity in Europe less than seven months after it was enacted, showing that policy indeed can have a direct effect on organizations' security practices, security researchers said.

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Bitcoin ETF Watch: VanEck, SolidX and CBOE Met With SEC on Monday

Backers of a highly-touted bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) application met with U.S. regulators last week to present a new case for why their proposed product should be approved. The contents of the meeting, which were published on the Security and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) website Wednesday, gave new reasons why the regulator should approve a specific […]

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GDPR “helps transparency” and “honesty”: Brendan Eich, Rafal Szymanksi and Sam Kim on Digital Advertising in 2018

When thinking of industries which could potentially benefit from decentralization and distributed ledger technology, digital advertising and marketing may not be the first to come to mind. When looking at a list created for Forbes by Bernard Marr entitled ‘Here Are 10 Industries Blockchain Is Likely To Disrupt’ published July 2018, for example, these sectors […]

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Why compliance is never enough

Organizations are well aware of the security risks inherent in our hyper-connected world. However, many are making the mistake of focusing their attention on being compliant rather than on ensuring that their security strategy is effective and efficient. As the threat landscape continues to evolve this type of compliance-driven, checkbox mentality is setting many organizations up for a potentially disastrous fall (or breach). Being in compliance does not guarantee that a company has a comprehensive … More

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SEC Chairman Says Most Crypto ICOs are Securities; Bloodbath For Tokens?

It may be the wrong time for crypto investors to hold onto tokens issued by initial coin offering (ICO) projects. On CNBC, Jay Clayton, the chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) emphasized once again that most ICOs that are being talked about by investors in the global cryptocurrency market are considered securities […]

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Privacy laws do not understand human error

In a world of increasingly punitive regulations like GDPR, the combination of unstructured data and human error represents one of the greatest risks an organization faces. Understanding the differences between unstructured and structured data – and the different approaches needed to secure it – is critical to achieve compliance with the many data privacy regulations that businesses in the U.S. now face. Structured data is comprised of individual elements of information organized to be accessible, … More

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Security is Not, and Should not be Treated as, a Special Flower

My normal Wednesday lunch yesterday was rudely interrupted by my adequate friend and reasonable security advocate Javvad calling me to ask my opinion on something. This in itself was surprising enough, but the fact that I immediately gave a strong and impassioned response told me this might be something I needed to explore further… The UK … Read More