Canadian businesses could face $30 million in fines under EU’s new privacy law

May 29, 2018|Security Features

Any Canadian business that collects personal information about residents of the European Union — whether they’re tourists, students or online customers — risks maximum fines of $30 million or more if they violate a sweeping new EU privacy law that takes effect last Friday.

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GDPR: It's here, so what happens now?

May 25, 2018|Security Features


What does GDPR really mean for consumers and business? And will those giant fines really happen?

After years of preparation and planning, on 25 May the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force across the European Union, with implications for individuals and businesses in the region and beyond.

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PCI Security Standards Council publishes PCI DSS 3.2.1

May 22, 2018|Security Features


PCI DSS version 3.2.1 replaces version 3.2 to account for effective dates and SSL/early TLS migration deadlines that have passed. No new requirements are added in PCI DSS 3.2.1. PCI DSS 3.2 remains valid through 31 December 2018 and will be retired as of 1 January 2019. 

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Reducing the scope of your annual PCI Compliance audit

May 15, 2018|DataStealth Team


PCI Compliance Challenge

Annual PCI DSS compliance audits are required for all organizations that ‘store, process or transmit’ payment card information, and over time, the audit process has become very expensive and expansive as it has adapted to incorporate the evolving challenges of building and sustaining a secure network.  Audits typically require significant investment in time, resources, capital, and potentially large amounts of remediation in order to achieve a PCI DSS compliant status. And for larger organizations, it is an annual requirement.

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Document Protection: Enhanced Privacy and Security for Documents In Transit and at Rest

May 01, 2018|DataStealth Team


Everyone wants, and needs to be able to share documents, both internally and externally. Organizations worldwide have been experiencing significant increases in the number of network breaches, and the associated theft of data and documents belonging to those organizations. Data and document theft has become a pandemic.

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