Zettaset Blog

  • March 13, 2018
    by Ramona Carr, Cybersecurity Blogger

    GDPR Compliance and Encryption Requirements to Know About

    The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now just three months away from taking effect. Many businesses, however, have been slow to act. A large number remain ignorant about how this new legislation will directly affect their companies. Here’s a look at the GDPR …

  • February 19, 2018
    by Ramona Carr, Cybersecurity Blogger

    Cryptocurrency Security: Bitcoin and Ripple Mean New Security Concerns

    One of the best investments you could have made in 2017 wasn’t a stock or a precious metal like gold. In fact, it doesn’t physically exist at all. Bitcoin, the most popular cryptocurrency, rose from under $1,000 to over $14,500 between January and December of …

  • February 13, 2018
    by Ramona Carr, Cybersecurity Blogger

    Data Integrity Attacks: Is Data Manipulation More Dangerous Than Theft?

    When you hear the phrase “data breach,” you probably imagine a scenario where hackers break into a system and steal sensitive information. Yet data integrity attacks can be just as dangerous as data theft — and, in many cases, more dangerous.The idea behind data …

  • February 5, 2018
    by Ramona Carr, Cybersecurity Blogger

    Challenges with Data Security Regulatory Compliance in Financial Services

    Zettaset was recently featured on IT Portal Pro, an IT news platform that is one of the UK’s most respected resources for technology information. A summary of the featured article can be found below.
    The financial services industry is faced with the challenge of …

  • January 31, 2018
    by Ramona Carr, Cybersecurity Blogger

    The Equifax Data Breach Update: Where Are We Now?

    Dan Goodin, security editor for tech news website Ars Technica, has called the Equifax data breach “possibly the worst leak of personal information ever.” The breach exposed private information of an estimated 143 million Americans. Yet despite making international headlines in September, the Equifax …

  • January 23, 2018
    by Ramona Carr, Cybersecurity Blogger

    What is GDPR?

    If you’ve been keeping up with information protection and privacy news, you’ve likely wondered what exactly this “GDPR thing” is all about. GDPR is short for the General Data Protection Regulation, and it’s scheduled to come into force on May 25, 2018.
    The GDPR …

  • January 19, 2018
    by Ramona Carr, Cybersecurity Blogger

    What the Retail Industry Needs to Know About PCI Compliance

    As a retailer, protecting your customers’ sensitive information is your most important obligation. With news of devastating data breaches constantly in the headlines, you need to take steps to ensure that credit and debit card information is always stored, processed and transmitted securely.
    The …

  • January 11, 2018
    by Ramona Carr, Cybersecurity Blogger

    The Rise of Education Data Breaches

    Schools are valuable because of the knowledge they can provide. To hackers, schools are valuable because of the data they can provide. That data — not just student grades, but student and employee Social Security numbers, employee bank account numbers, and other personally identifiable …

  • January 5, 2018
    by Ramona Carr, Cybersecurity Blogger

    Is GDPR the Y2K of 2018?

    As the year 2000 approached, people across the globe prepared for the end of the world. Even Time Magazine ran a cover story on the Y2K (Year 2000) bug and the fate of the earth. Around the world, programmers worked extra hours patching applications …

  • December 20, 2017
    by Ramona Carr, Cybersecurity Blogger

    What is Sensitive Information?

    With large amounts of sensitive data being produced and exchanged every second, it’s more important than ever that businesses take steps to protect that data. This article will provide a comprehensive introduction to sensitive information so that you know how best to protect your …

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