Dark Reading is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Comments
Cisco Study Finds Fewer Data Breaches at GDPR-Ready Firms
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
Joe Stanganelli
50%
50%
Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
1/30/2019 | 11:22:30 PM
Re: GDPR compliance
@Kelly: Well, to look at the other side of things, what's the total cost of compliance in each case? And how many years down the road will the ROI be realized?

Compare the recent Google fine of fifty-something million dollars. They probably have that much in the company swear jar.
Joe Stanganelli
50%
50%
Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
1/30/2019 | 11:19:48 PM
Re: GDPR compliance
Well, trust me, a lot of the EU DPAs weren't exactly sitting on their laurels when it came to enforcement/policing.

It's more an issue of the difference between the EU's approach to these matters and the US's approach to these matters (the latter being much more laissez-faire by comparison).
Dr.T
100%
0%
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
1/29/2019 | 11:05:29 AM
Re: GDPR compliance
Seriously! All the angst seems to be replaced by some pretty good outcomes for those who comply, according to this new data. Yes it seems so but but I expect that being charging while we gain more experience. Big companies will find loopholes quite easily.
Dr.T
50%
50%
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
1/29/2019 | 11:04:06 AM
Re: GDPR compliance
Things might level out *slightly* in the next, say, 3-5 years, but it appears that all that hype was good for something. Makes sense. Companies will start firing back and try to win cases in the courts unfortunately.
Dr.T
50%
50%
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
1/29/2019 | 11:03:08 AM
Re: GDPR compliance
lot of organizations to do more than "check-the-box compliance" (which is what usually happens). This is really true. Most of the time showing that the box is checked is enough for many organizations.
Dr.T
50%
50%
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
1/29/2019 | 11:02:05 AM
Re: GDPR compliance
GDPR is the rare data-stewardship regulation I think one reason for that is it just not a regulation but the one that is enforced.
Dr.T
50%
50%
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
1/29/2019 | 11:00:08 AM
New study
a new study already shows that organizations that invested in data privacy to meet GDPR guidelines suffered fewer data breaches in the past year Positive results of a regulation? This certainly rarely happens. :-))
Kelly Jackson Higgins
50%
50%
Kelly Jackson Higgins,
User Rank: Strategist
1/24/2019 | 6:06:10 PM
Re: GDPR compliance
Seriously! All the angst seems to be replaced by some pretty good outcomes for those who comply, according to this new data.
Joe Stanganelli
50%
50%
Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
1/24/2019 | 5:42:04 PM
GDPR compliance
GDPR is the rare data-stewardship regulation that (1) caused so much panic and (2) was so in-depth and broadly encompassing that it compelled a lot of organizations to do more than "check-the-box compliance" (which is what usually happens).

Things might level out *slightly* in the next, say, 3-5 years, but it appears that all that hype was good for something.


Data Leak Week: Billions of Sensitive Files Exposed Online
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  12/10/2019
Register for Dark Reading Newsletters
White Papers
Video
Cartoon Contest
Write a Caption, Win a Starbucks Card! Click Here
Latest Comment: Our Endpoint Protection system is a little outdated... 
Current Issue
The Year in Security: 2019
This Tech Digest provides a wrap up and overview of the year's top cybersecurity news stories. It was a year of new twists on old threats, with fears of another WannaCry-type worm and of a possible botnet army of Wi-Fi routers. But 2019 also underscored the risk of firmware and trusted security tools harboring dangerous holes that cybercriminals and nation-state hackers could readily abuse. Read more.
Flash Poll
Rethinking Enterprise Data Defense
Rethinking Enterprise Data Defense
Frustrated with recurring intrusions and breaches, cybersecurity professionals are questioning some of the industrys conventional wisdom. Heres a look at what theyre thinking about.
Twitter Feed
Dark Reading - Bug Report
Bug Report
Enterprise Vulnerabilities
From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
CVE-2019-19750
PUBLISHED: 2019-12-12
minerstat msOS before 2019-10-23 does not have a unique SSH key for each instance of the product.
CVE-2019-4606
PUBLISHED: 2019-12-12
IBM DB2 High Performance Unload load for LUW 6.1 and 6.5 could allow a local attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an untrusted search path vulnerability. By using a executable file, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system. IBM X-For...
CVE-2019-16246
PUBLISHED: 2019-12-12
Intesync Solismed 3.3sp1 allows Local File Inclusion (LFI), a different vulnerability than CVE-2019-15931. This leads to unauthenticated code execution.
CVE-2019-17358
PUBLISHED: 2019-12-12
Cacti through 1.2.7 is affected by multiple instances of lib/functions.php unsafe deserialization of user-controlled data to populate arrays. An authenticated attacker could use this to influence object data values and control actions taken by Cacti or potentially cause memory corruption in the PHP ...
CVE-2019-17428
PUBLISHED: 2019-12-12
An issue was discovered in Intesync Solismed 3.3sp1. An flaw in the encryption implementation exists, allowing for all encrypted data stored within the database to be decrypted.