Posts by Jack Hakim

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), Why You Need to Start Now!

CCPA creates new consumer rights and businesses will need to create new processes and procedures to support these rights at scale. Will your organization be ready on January 1, 2020, to answer 100 consumer requests in 45 days? Will you be able to complete 10s of thousands of requests, covering everything collected in the previous 12 months (in this example 1/1/2019): To show all the Personal Information (PI) of theirs you have The categories of that shared PI The usage by categories for the previous 12 months The uses of that data by category And to delete the PI? And to Read More

Categories: CCPA.

Languages: English.

CCPA – Uncapped fines and New Data Privacy Rights, Preparing is Essential

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) that goes into effect January 1 2020 is a big deal for companies that retain data on California individuals. CCPA creates new consumer rights and business compliance responsibilities. The privacy rights are intended to provide individuals with transparency, access, choice and ensure they are not be discriminated against for exercising their rights. However, the headline is CCPA is a big deal, because unlike the General Data Privacy Regulations (GDPR) for the EU, whose penalties are capped at the larger of 4% of revenues and EUR 20 million, CCPA is uncapped.   Without proper preparation, Read More

Categories: Security.

Languages: English.

Cyberwar and Mayhem

Last month, I attended Blackhat and Def Con, Def Con is one of the biggest hacking conferences, many interesting new hacks were discussed and the conference learnings are worthy of much entertaining and interesting discourse. However, the headline is DARPA held the Cyber Grand Challenge, the world’s first all machine automated hacking competition just before the official start of Def Con. Three years in the making with a 2 million dollar prize for first place and a cost of over 50 million dollars for Darpa, it proved that machines, at machine-speed, can provide scalable cyber defense including the ability to identify Read More

Categories: Machine Learning and Security.
Languages: English.