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Compliance - Security & Compliance

How GDPR Compliance and PII Protection Impact Your Business?

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has emerged as a global standard for the security and compliance community. The European Commission launched GDPR in 2016 to protect the personally identifiable information (PII) of European Union (EU) citizens. As most modern companies are global, protecting personally identifiable information of customers and employees has become a business priority…

Security & Compliance

What’s a CISO? And Why You Should Have One

An emerging role in organizational leadership is the CISO or Chief Information Security Officer. In fact, the first CISO was appointed by Citibank in 1995. However, despite the growing threat of cybersecurity attacks, many organizations do not have a CISO. This is especially true for startups that find having a CISO expensive and prohibitive. Instead,…

Security & Compliance

Understanding Compliance Requirements and Risks for Your Fintech Business

The financial technology (fintech) ecosystem is growing at a rapid speed. As of 2021, the US and the EMEA region (Europe, the Middle East, and Africa) have 10,755 and 9,323 fintech startups, respectively. Financial institutions and banks are partnering with new fintech companies to improve their processes every day. But partnerships with well-established institutions also…

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Tools for Testing Terraform Managed Code and Infrastructure

Infrastructure as code is the backbone of any cloud-based DevOps system or architecture. In the past, it was not uncommon for testing to be downplayed as unnecessary. Engineers may look at their work and feel there is no real need to test and push to production. However, in the long run, this is a mistake….

Security & Compliance

ISO 27001 Certification: Benefits and Standards

Every company faces a variety of unique information security challenges. To answer these challenges, ISO 27001, one of the world’s most popular information security standards, was created. Formally known as ISO/IEC 27001:2005, it is an information security management system or ISMS. It provides a framework of procedures and policies which include the legal, physical, and…