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How RapidSpike Cookie Monitoring Can Support Managing GDPR

When the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and ePrivacy Directive (EPD) updated we saw a proliferation of “cookie consent” banners crop up on websites as a direct result. The key parts of the GDPR relating to this change are from Recital 30: Natural persons may be associated with online identifiers provided by their devices, applications, tools and protocols, such as internet protocol addresses, cookie identifiers or other identifiers such as radio frequency identification tags.

Surefire Tips To Ensure Flawless Customs Declarations

Custom declarations are an integral element of international trade. After all, you cannot expect to get your goods across the borders without proper paperwork. According to a World Customs Organization report, over 250 million import and export declarations grossing a value of over US$18 trillion were processed around the world in 2020 alone. You can imagine how significant they are to business owners operating in the international trade landscape.

Exploring DORA: Why creating a path to resilience maturity is a critical success factor for financial services organisations

DORA (the Digital Operational Resilience Act) recently came into force and will soon impact thousands of financial services organisations across the European Union (EU). In this blog, my colleague Clara Lemaire and I share some insights about the requirements of DORA, as well as how Splunk can support financial services organisations on their resilience journey. Let’s explore DORA!


5 Steps to Compliance with the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation

NITDA launched the ground-breaking Nigeria Data Protection Regulation (NDPR) in early 2019, cementing a culture of data privacy and protection for all Nigerians. By mirroring Europe's GDPR Framework, NITDA demonstrated its commitment to safeguarding citizens' online security. Private organizations, such as mobile development companies that control or process data, must comply with this regulation to stay operational. Fortunately, we're here to help you avoid any costly missteps.


How to Build Processes and Reports While Protecting Data for GDPR

Privacy and data protection remain essential priorities for companies of all types and sizes. More organizations realize they are accountable for any personal information they store, even with a justifiable business reason. While regulations like GDPR technically cover the personal data of European residents, it is wise to treat all customer data with the same level of responsibility.

5 Ways to Keep up with Changing Compliance

Businesses must constantly deal with changing compliance regulations, especially in highly regulated industries like healthcare and finance. New rules and policies are being introduced from time to time, and organisations must adhere to these. So, how can businesses remain compliant amidst the changing policies? Below, find out some ways to keep up with changing compliance.

How To Properly Protect Your Intelectual Property On The Internet

It is no secret that the internet has become a breeding ground for piracy and intellectual property theft. With just a few clicks, anyone can find themselves in possession of copyrighted material that they did not pay for. This has serious implications for businesses and individuals who rely on their intellectual property to generate income. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to protect your intellectual property on the internet. By understanding how intellectual property theft works and taking measures to prevent it, you can safeguard your hard work and creativity.

How DORA will impact incident management at financial entities

The Digital Finance Strategy is a European directive that aims to support and develop digital finance in Europe whilst maintaining financial stability and consumer protection. There are three main components to the package: In this blog post, we’ll attempt to summarise the 113-page DORA proposal, highlighting how it will apply to incident management at financial entities.


MSP Regulations: What legislation exists today and what's on the horizon

Any mature industry, at some point, will be regulated by local, state, or federal laws. Restaurants did not always have to have food safety inspections. Gas stations did not always have to have pumps calibrated and certified. Vehicles have not always required seat belts. As a society, we are well served by these regulations that help keep us safe and protect consumer interests.


South Africa's POPIA vs. EU's GDPR: What You Need to Know

It's been a while; there has been a debate between GDPR and POPIA. Both compliances have made quite a mark since their inception. The South African Protection of Personal Act, also known as POPIA, means to provide South African citizens control over their data. It also makes all organizations processing the personal information in South Africa legally responsible to protect the data.