Put FIM in Your GDPR Toolbox

File integrity monitoring, like other foundational security practices such as vulnerability management, helps organizations comply with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by providing security controls in three key areas. In this blog post, we explain what those are, and how the Qualys File Integrity Monitoring cloud app can help organizations in this respect.

Webcast Q&A: The GDPR Deadline Readiness and Impact to Global Organizations Outside the EU

With the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) going into effect in late May, organizations are hungry for clarifying information regarding its vaguely-worded requirements, in particular as they apply to cyber security and IT compliance. This interest in better understanding how to comply with GDPR was evident among participants of a recent Qualys webcast titled “The GDPR deadline readiness and impact to global organizations outside the EU.” Here we’re providing an edited transcript of their questions and of the answers provided by webcast host and Qualys Director of Product Management Tim White.

Countdown to GDPR: For GDPR Compliance, Web App Security Is a Must

With web and mobile apps becoming a preferred vector for data breaches, organizations must include application security in their plans for complying with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR.) In this blog post, we outline a series of risks and best practices culled from the non-profit Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)’s OWASP Top 10 Privacy Risks Project and OWASP Top 10 Application Security Risks, and we explain how Qualys can help organizations slash their risk of data breaches caused by web app hacks.