Understanding and addressing CCPA Compliance

CCPAAB-375, California’s new privacy law is now live, having come into effect on January 1st 2020. The CCPA allows anyone who resides in the state to access and obtain copies of data that companies may store on/about them with the right to delete the data as well as opting out of companies selling or monetizing their data.

Companies are required to comply with the CCPA if they comply with any of the following:

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The Enterprise File Fabric now includes a GDPR Compliance Healthcheck feature for on-premises and on-cloud data

One of the many reasons organizations have adopted Storage Made Easy’s Enterprise File Fabric™ solution is that it provides an abundance of features that can help companies with compliance regimes, including European GDPR Compliance.

Options such as encrypting data at rest, requiring secure protocols for data transfers and many others help customers to secure and manage the personal information that they hold in unstructured file data, be that on-cloud or on-premises and whether it is posix type file systems or next generation object storage.

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File Fabric Feature Focus – File Sharing Link Security and Governance

One of the challenges that many companies face with regards to Governance and Compliance is that of understanding why shared links were created and shared, something we refer to as Shared Link Contexts.

This is important not only for organisational security but is also effective when  there is a requirement to respond to the ‘why’ data was shared aspect of information compliance.

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White Paper: A practical Guide for GDPR Compliance

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been approved by the European Union and, once it comes into force in May 2018, will give data subjects significant new rights over how their personal data is collected, processed, and transferred by data controllers and processors. It demands significant data protection safeguards to be implemented by organizations. The time to get ready is now, as the consequences of getting it wrong are significant.

GDPR is coming fast, it almost certainly applies to your organization, and the consequences of getting it wrong are severe.

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OpenStack Vancouver Summit 2018 presentation: OpenStack and the GDPR

Below are the slides and the video presentation of the Storage Made Easy OpenStack Vancouver Summit presentation.

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GDPR Watch – Auditing Data Access

To satisfy the GDPR companies will need to track who had access to personal data, when, and why.

Access is controlled by Identity Management authorisations and access control, but the actual access to the data should be logged. Automatic Audit logging tracks user activities for any and all file events and enables extranal audit and/or subject access requests to be satisfied easily and effectively.

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How to discover PII Data on any local or remote Storage

A number of compliance standards hinge on identifying and protecting Personal Information.  This Personal Information can take many forms including Personal Health Information (PHI), Personally Identifiable Information (PII), and Sensitive Personal Information (SPI).

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the newest compliance standard sweeping the industry.  However existing compliance standards such as HIPPA , GLBA and FERPA all require strict controls of personal data. Fines for violating compliance skyrocket with GDPR, so how should Enterprises find and classify existing PII data?

Introducing the PII Scanning and Detection engine for the Enterprise File Fabric…

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Webinar: Military Grade Cloud Storage Security for Enterprises and Service Providers

Join us for a webinar and live demonstration of a highly secure low-cost storage solution from Leonovus with file collaboration and end to end governance powered by Storage Made Easy.

First, we’ll see how Leonovus 3.0 software-defined object storage uses military grade tactics for securing highly distributed systems along with home-grown patented algorithms that virtualize and slice data across a network of on-premises, hybrid or multi-cloud storage nodes. Then we’ll look at how File Fabric™ from Storage Made Easy™ complements this secure storage infrastructure.

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