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Julie Shafiki

Julie Shafiki
VP Marketing at Safe-T Data
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How’s It Going With the GDPR? Steps To Take To Protect Your Business This Fall

We’ve been talking about the levels of panic in U.S. boardrooms over the big, scary GDPR, which is now here and has been ruling data privacy with an iron fist all summer.

4 DMZ Best Practices to Shield You From Attackers

In the cloud era, the DMZ has become more important – and more vulnerable – than its original architects ever thought possible.

Use Redis? There's a Good Chance It's Been Co-Opted

Open source databases may have a problem. For the second time in just three years, a popular open-source database has become infected, on a massive scale, with cryptocurrency-related malware. In late 2016, the vector of the infection was MongoDB, and the source of the infection was ransomware.

What Does “Software Defined Perimeter” Mean to YOU?

By Julie Shafiki June 18, 2018

In a recent article from CSO Online, analyst Jon Oltsik wrote that many security professionals are unclear about the true meaning of software defined perimeter because of its confusing nomenclature.

Beat the Odds: Why It’s Not Too Late To Start GDPR Compliance

After several years in the making and a tidal wave of press coverage, the long-awaited EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) finally came into force on May 25. And we’re all still here. But even if you still haven’t got your compliance house in order, it’s not too late.

Don’t Be GDPR Complacent, It’s Time to Get Compliant

Last week the biggest change to Europe’s privacy laws in almost a generation came into force. Depending on your organization it very well might require a major new approach to data protection — even if you’re located outside the EU.

Data Protection Officer - Dos & Don'ts for GDPR Challenges

By Julie Shafiki May 13, 2018 GDPR

At the time of this writing, the GDPR is about two weeks away. That’s a very short time when it comes to preparing for a new compliance regime, and we hope that most of you reading this have completed your preparations already. If not… well, there’s still time to prepare.

Law Firm Data is Catnip for Hackers

Dig into a law firm, and you’ll find secrets. Sometimes these secrets are mundane, like who’s getting divorced, or who’s getting cut out of the will. Sometimes, however, these secrets can shake nations and economies. 

Global Data Protection Laws: Japan

By Julie Shafiki March 27, 2018 data protection

Over the last few months, we’ve talked extensively about the GDPR – but the GDPR isn’t the only data protection regime on the planet. In Japan, legislators have just enacted changes to the nation’s flagship data privacy regime. Let’s look at how these changes will affect those hoping to do business there.