Preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becomes fully effective tomorrow. The time is finally upon us. If that makes you nervous, relax, we’ve got your back. I’m sure you’ve been thinking a lot about these regulations recently, doing whatever you can to prepare. So have we. Our team is very familiar with the legislation. We have been working tirelessly to ensure that all our services are in compliance. Any third parties have been thoroughly vetted, and our security experts are prepared to review your situation. Here is a quick overview of the important points of the GDPR and how our services fit in. General Data Protection Regulation The GDPR is a new set of regulations by the European Union (EU) that will come into effect on May 25th.  Personal data is spreading at an unprecedented rate today. With the GDPR, the EU plans to get in front of the information sprawl to protect personal privacy. The new legislation will unify the practices and penalties of member states. This means both businesses and individuals know what to expect regarding privacy laws no matter where they are interacting. All EU citizens will be under its protection. If you are not actively doing (more…)

SAP Sybase ASE – Keeping Private Data Private With Data Encryption

By | Database Technology Trends, Security, Sybase | One Comment

Data security is one of the hot topics when you ask top executives about what keeps them up at night. Keeping private data private is a never-ending challenge that needs constant attention and dedication. Data encryption is your best defense for protecting sensitive data. Common access control mechanisms and limiting the power of database administrators will make it harder to access the sensitive data, but once this hurdle is overcome the data is freely accessible. Data encryption will supplement and enhance these security measures by protecting sensitive data at rest in backup files and database files that could be exploited by powerful OS users. Read More