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The GDPR Countdown Has Begun for Companies Serving EU Citizens

By | May 25th, 2016|App Development, Data, Featured, Security|

The EU General Data Protection Regulation legislation has been published in the Official Journal, making it a valid law in all 28 EU countries, and it’s coming into full force two years from today on May 25, 2018.

Data Protection: With Data Management Comes Responsibility

By | May 12th, 2016|Data, Security|

Until recently, data controllers maintained sole responsibility for upholding EU data protection laws, and made sure data processors they partnered with followed suit. However, under the EU’s newly adopted GDPR, data processors will no longer be free of liability for breaking data privacy laws, and will share with data controllers the onus of data protection for EU citizens.

The Magic of Data Elements: Masking Test Data with Efficiency

By | April 26th, 2016|Data, Mainframe DevOps, Security|

The GDPR is making data protection more complex for companies. The coding of data masking rules for each and every column (field) is a redundant task. Data Elements solves this problem by reducing the complexity and tedium involved.

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Five EU Data Protection Rights That Will Affect Your Company

By | April 15th, 2016|Data, Security|

Recently, the EU Parliament adopted the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation. Apart from losing credibility, companies failing to comply with the GDPR will face fines up to €20 million or 4 percent of annual worldwide turnover—whichever is greater.

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Application Auditing: How to Prevent Internal Data Breaches

By | April 4th, 2016|App Development, App Performance, Data, Security|

If a breach happens after a review of access to data assets, you need to identify the employees involved and resolve it as quickly as possible. Your ability to respond in reasonable time will be considered when penalties are decided for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), so it’s a wise move to consider how quick response time can be achieved.

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Application Testing: How Can You Ensure Secure Testing by Your Outsourcer?

By | February 16th, 2016|Agile, App Development, App Performance, Data, Mainframe DevOps, Security|

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is increasingly causing headaches for senior IT management. In the media the main focus is on consent, but there are many other areas that need attention. One of them is testing.

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Secure software delivery: who really owns it?

By | October 15th, 2013|Security|

Attribution: mthierry Software breaches caused by flaws in software are meat and drink for the IT and national press. Barely a week goes by without another announcement of sites being hacked and passwords stolen. At the heart of this are software developers who, if the press is to [...]

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VPN usage is increasing, but can VPNs really protect your privacy?

By | October 3rd, 2013|Security|

Virtual Private Network companies have long promoted themselves as a way to surf the web while protecting your anonymity from potential snoopers. Traditionally VPN users have therefore been perceived as file-sharing pirates or individuals living under regimes that heavily censor the web. But in recent years, the unrelenting war against [...]

Latest Test Data Privacy Advancements Shared in Webcast Replay

By | November 15th, 2011|Security|

Compuware recently presented the webcast, Protect Sensitive Data in Test, Protect Your Business First, some background. The responsibility for properly managing test data tends to fall into the hands of IT. To properly test an application, the data it processes should be as close to “real” as possible.  But discovering the [...]

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