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NEWSLETTER: Impact of GDPR on application design and security strategies

With less than 12 months before the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is enforced, the clock is well and truly ticking. With today’s complex IT environments and cloud deployments, having everything in place on time is a real challenge. Especially to avoid a fine that can be up to 20M€ or 4% of global revenues. Surprisingly (or not), it has caught the attention of board members around the world.

Application and data security is not the least of the requirements reinvigorated by GDPR. The ability to deliver applications that are both ‘secure by design’ and adhere to the ‘privacy by design’ philosophy will be an incentive for DevOps teams. Such expanded teams will gain great benefits from the expertise of their security-trained members. They will also be able to leverage tools they have learned to master to:

1. Encrypt data, both at rest and in transit,

2. Enforce the authentication of rightful users to the applications used to access the data,

3. Ensure the integrity of the devices used by those users to log to those applications,

4. Proactively detect IT vulnerabilities to reduce the attack surface,

5. Prevent attacks targeting the web applications serving this data, with a view to preventing identify theft and data leaks,

6. Prevent attacks targeting the web services automatically consuming and computing the data.

[EVENT] SIT Forum in Marrakech, on May 02-05, 2017

SIT Forum is the place dedicated to discussions and networking on the strategic theme of computer and network security. SIT is the Morocco’s unmissable event of the year for all Moroccan IT policy makers looking for an opportunity to meet with international publishers and designers, to discuss expectations, and to participate in expert level conferences and round-table discussions that promote exchanges of ideas and experiences. Meet Us >>

[WEBCAST] Automate your application security for continuous delivery #DevOps

Continuous delivery is the name of the game nowadays. Application security needs to be automated too. The need for automation is at the heart of innovations built into Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity’s latest appliances and cloud services, namely R&S®Web Application Firewall 6.3, R&S®Vulnerability Manager 6.5 and R&S®Cloud Protector. The goal is to optimize your admin time and the effectiveness of your security policies. Watch this webcast to see these features in action, and understand the value they will bring to your DevOps teams and to comply to the GDPR. Watch Now >>

[ActiveReach] Get ready for GDPR: Web Application Firewall is a must-have security control to aid compliance

Preparing for the EU’s new data protection regime: General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Could your business withstand a fine of 4% of its worldwide revenue? That’s turnover, not profit. Most would face severe difficulties, if not insolvency. But that’s the sort of fine that the European Union (EU) will soon be able to impose on companies who work with personal data if they allow a security breach or can’t demonstrate adequate data protection. It’s all thanks to a new regulation, the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which will, after several years of wrangling, come into force on 25th May 2018. Read The Article >>

[ITPro] How to get ready for GDPR: 2018 data protection changes

Changes to data protection rules will have major implications for your business The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has become law. There’s good news and bad. On one hand, you have until 25 May 2018 to comply with the legislation. On the other, while that may sound a long time, there’s a lot to do, so start your preparations now. Read The Article >>

[NEWS] Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity named in the world top 500 Cybersecurity companies to watch in 2017

Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity is glad to be in the Cybersecurity 500 list of the world’s hottest and most innovative companies in the cybersecurity industry. This list has been released by Cybersecurity Ventures, the world’s leading researcher and publisher covering the global cybereconomy. One point that make us proud of being awarded, is that less than 10% of ranked companies are made in Europe. It’s a real opportunity for us to be the European cybersecurity leader. The NIS Directive and the revised General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will represent significant developments in Europe’s cybersecurity, and we are already prepared to take up the challenge. Read More >>

[PRODUCT] Discover R&S®Web Services Firewall

Your web services provide the user with a number of functions and services. In order to perform these functions and services, you may certainly collect and process information related to the user or other individuals. More and more complex transactions are executed through these web services and are related to the GDPR. R&S®Web Services Firewall is a standalone product which can also be deployed as an extension of R&S®Web Application Firewall. It leverages the administration versatility of the platform to provide security for IT processes relying on XML/SOAP traffic and APIs. Use it to route and optimize Web Services, ensure machine-to-machine communications within your IT. Key Features >>

[TRAINING] Be a digital security expert

Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity offers customers and partners a range of certified training covering the implementation cycle of its products. Students will be certified at the end of each class. They can also improve their applications security knowledge, by following a course on recent web application attacks. Read the full catalog to have more information on Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity’s training. Discover Trainings >>

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