Free Cybersecurity Strategies for the Homebound
Well, April is almost over, and most of us are still teleworking from home. Last month I discussed some basic requirements for working remotely, and given that the coronavirus pandemic is still very much affecting our working lives, I’ve decided that this month it would be good to build on some of the concepts introduced last month.
Lately, and for good reason, the top thing on people’s minds has been the COVID-19 Coronavirus. Any change from normal operations will inherently be less secure, because often the processes are unfamiliar and have not been ironed out to the extent that a company’s normal operations have been. In a situation like we are facing now, with widespread teleworking, a company’s prime security concern should be the correct implementation of a strong teleworking policy.
The importance of risk training.
“Don’t Forget About Negligence – It Hasn’t Forgotten you”
“So if we get in compliance with these requirements, we’re safe, right?”
The answer is no. Not really.
How do you advise clients to navigate all these new cybersecurity laws that vary by jurisdiction?
in my personal opinion, potentially unconstitutional.
The IRS has recently issued a regulation in response to the large number of data breaches surrounding taxpayers data. It lays out the basic necessary actions needed to take to protect your data.
It’s 2019, and we are connected to everything, creating massive amounts of data which has been rather enticing to cyber criminals.
California’s IoT Law is a first for the nation, but likely not the last of its kind. The State of California has taken a leadership role toward cybersecurity and protecting its residents’ personal information in particular.
New York has enacted the SHEILD Act to better protect residents of their private information against data breaches. The Act takes effect March 21st, 2020. Luckily, our VP of Compliance covers all the necessary topics in regards to this law. This month, we cover everything you need to know about this law and how to stay in compliance with it!
This edition we answer:
- What does SHIELD stand for?
- What do I need to do to comply?
- What is considered "Personal Information"?
- What are "reasonable" data security requirements?
- Would the SHIELD Act include any exceptions for small businesses?
- What are the proposed penalties for noncompliance?
- How can DE help me stay in compliance?