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Apr 23, 2019 | By Karen Walsh
Senate Bill 1121, more commonly known as the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) was passed on September 23, 2018, and becomes effective on January 1, 2020. Already being compared to the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the new law focuses on privacy rights and encompasses both consumer protection and data protection. Thus, organizations need to know how to secure and protect information to meet the CCPA’s regulatory requirements.
Apr 18, 2019 | By Reciprocity Labs
Ever-increasing cybersecurity threats have made data security a staple in all businesses that transmit, manage, or store sensitive data. However, many companies struggle with security when it is time to carry out IT audits. To determine the effectiveness of your risk management program, it is crucial to measure your organization’s internal policies against the recommended industry standards and regulatory requirements.
Apr 18, 2019 | By Karen Walsh
The time-consuming, administratively burdensome compliance process is riddled with potential human errors that can lead to violations. As securing data increasingly relies on proving controls’ effectiveness, the compliance becomes more stressful for everyone in the organization. However, building compliance workflow can streamline the process leading to a more cost effect and auditable outcome.
Apr 16, 2019 | By Karen Walsh
Governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) have become buzzwords in cybersecurity. As governments and industry standards organizations respond to the data breach landscape by creating new compliance requirements, governance has become fundamental to creating an effective risk management program. Auditing governance requires organizations to communicate with internal and external stakeholders.
Apr 11, 2019 | By Karen Walsh
Cyber risk management for the retail industry increases in complexity on an almost daily basis. Using Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) tools eases business operations by streamlining payment processing and inventory management. However, since automated tools connect to the internet, they add new risks that retailers need to mitigate.
Jan 29, 2019 | By Reciprocity Labs
In an increasingly litigious society, you need technology that allows you to create business strategies based on these risks so that you protect your organization from the mistakes others make.
Jan 29, 2019 | By Reciprocity Labs
Get best practices for purchasing and implementing a GRC software tool and get tips on how to leverage your tool for ongoing success.
Jan 1, 2019 | By Reciprocity Labs
This paper explores several dimensions of Vendor Risk Management. First, why are vendor risks proliferating—why now, and where do they come from? Second, what steps are necessary to manage vendor risks? And third, how can CISOs and compliance officers implement those steps in a practical way, so you don’t spend all your time chasing vendors with risk management protocols?
Dec 1, 2018 | By Reciprocity Labs
When companies first determine they need a formal compliance program, many are unclear if they need a compliance tool to manage it. Many companies turn to Microsoft Excel as the compliance tool of choice when first undertaking a GRC program. This eBook covers where Excel makes sense and how to know when your program has outgrown Excel.
Jul 28, 2016 | By Reciprocity
While Microsoft Excel is flexible and powerful, it’s not designed to track compliance initiatives. Some companies can get away with using an Excel spreadsheet for simple compliance requirements. However as your organization matures the need for compliance software will quickly grow.