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Network scanning

Network scanning: why is it so important?

No matter how confident you are about your network safety, you can never be completely sure. This is why network scanning is so important. The kind of malicious attacks that are carried out these days are hard to believe. A vulnerable network can cause a big problem to systems and cause a huge loss in terms of business value. Hence,

Regular and systematic monitoring

Regular and systematic monitoring: what does it mean?

Regular and systematic monitoring What does regular and systematic monitoring mean? GDPR does not provide a specif definition. However, Recital 24 considers the “monitoring of the behaviour of data subjects” including in this concept every form of online profiling (even for behavioral marketing purposes). Such definition, in any case, does not only include the internet: we must

GDPR Plugin Swascan

GDPR Plugin: Swascan offers a free tool for Compliance

GDPR Plugin: Swascan for Compliance Swascan provides to their partners an innovative plugin. It is focused on the GDPR Compliance of WordPress and Woocommerce websites, you can download it at the following link: Swascan GDPR Plugin. Swascan GDPR plugin allows whoever installs it to face GDPR-related issues in terms of websites. Download Swascan GDPR Plugin Swascan GDPR plugin is now

Risk for rights and freedoms

Data processing: risk for rights and freedoms

Risk for rights and freedoms What does the EU GDPR mean with risk for rights and freedoms? Recital 75 of the Regulation explains it: The risk to the rights and freedoms of natural persons, of varying likelihood and severity, may result from personal data processing which could lead to physical, material or non-material damage, in particular:

Satori

Satori: the new malware family that affects cryptocurrencies

Satori Satori is the name of a malware family. Maybe you heard the most famous Mirai of which Satori is a variation. It targets smart-tvs, IP-cams, routers,… Basically anything online. Its purpose is to turn these connected items into little and powerful botnet soldiers. Recently, a bunch of Chinese researchers found out that a modified version of Satori

Processing activities

Records of processing activities

Records of processing activities: explanation The records of processing activities are a crucial tool for corporate compliance that the new law in terms of data privacy (GDPR General Data Protection Regulation) offers. This documentation is explained in the art. 30 of the EU GDPR: “Records of processing activities”. The first paragraph provides a clear explanation