Karen Walsh

Karen Walsh is an attorney, auditor, teacher, author, and compliance enthusiast. When not reading new cybersecurity/privacy regulations and standards, she writes about them to help spread cyber awareness. In her "free" time, she volunteers with The Diana Initiative, an annual conference focused on supporting women in cybersecurity. You can find her on LinkedIn ( https://www.linkedin.com/in/geekykaren/ ) and Twitter ( https://twitter.com/GeekmomK )
Karen Walsh

What senior citizens need to know about security awareness

Introduction As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, many older adults sought out new technologies. Whether as a means to connect with friends or grandchil

5 changes the CPRA makes to the CCPA that you need to know

On election day 2020, Californians did more than vote for a president. They also passed the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), which clarified the Califor

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Security first: Compliance by design

Introduction Whether it’s the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) or the New York Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act (NY SHIELD), near

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4 strategies for balancing cybersecurity and business continuity planning during the coronavirus outbreak

Introduction As cybersecurity conferences worldwide cancel events, the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on the industry comes close to home. At least two

What companies need to know about proposed changes to the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act

Introduction: What is the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA)? Also called the Financial Modernization Act of 1999, GLBA governs the way in which financial institu

How to satisfy HIPAA awareness and training requirements

Introduction While data privacy and security regulations abound, few bring the same number of frustrated groans from IT departments as the Health Insurance P