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What is SOX Compliance? Everything You Need to Know in 2019

The United States Congress passed the Sarbanes-Oxley Act in 2002 and established rules to protect the public from fraudulent or erroneous practices by corporations and other business entities. The goal...

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Use Varonis For HIPAA Compliance Software

If you want to avoid a large HIPAA fine – and you do – you need to invest in HIPAA compliance software that protects your data and alerts you of...

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Understanding the Relationship Between the GDPR and ePrivacy Directive

Remember last May when our favorite sites were suddenly asking our consent to collect cookie information? The answer given by the media and other experts for this flurry of cookie...

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New Classification Patterns for the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) becomes law on January 1, 2020. To help organizations get ready, we’re introducing new CCPA classification capabilities. Varonis customers can now automatically discover and...

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What is FISMA Compliance? Regulations and Requirements

FISMA stands for the Federal Information Security Management Act, which the United States Congress passed in 2002: it requires federal agencies to implement information security plans to protect sensitive data....

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We Need to Talk About Gramm-Leach-Bliley (GLB): The Safeguards Rule Will Be Changing!

As a blogger following data security laws and regulations, I’m occasionally rewarded with an “I told you this law would be important” moment.  Earlier this month with the news that...

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[Online Conference] Varonis Coffee Series: Unique Insights Into Data Security and Privacy

Looking for a different take on the data security landscape? Join our multi-disciplinary team of experts as they discuss the laws, ethics, and defensive techniques behind data protection and privacy. Over four Tuesdays starting...

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Right to be Forgotten: Explained

The “Right to be Forgotten” (RTBF) is a key element of the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), but the concept pre-dates the latest legislation by at least five...

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What is PCI Compliance: Requirements and Penalties

PCI compliance is a set of standards and guidelines for companies to manage and secure credit card related personal data. The major credit card companies – Visa, Mastercard, and American...

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Wyden’s Consumer Data Protection Act: How to Be Compliant

Will 2019 be the year the US gets its own GDPR-like privacy law? Since my last post in this series, privacy legislation is becoming more certain to pass. Leaders from...

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