4 Essentials for Complying With the New Data Privacy Regulations

The wave of regulation that started in Europe with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has made its way across the pond. California's legislature recently pushed for more stringent rules governing the use of customer data by big tech companies, and now lawmakers in Massachusetts are considering a new proposal that would give citizens greater leverage against businesses that improperly collect or use personal data. Here are the four essential strategies your business should incorporate to better prepare for new data privacy regulations.

The proposal seems at odds with the tech-friendly atmosphere that Massachusetts politicians have worked hard to cultivate as they seek to attract more startups to the region and turn it into an innovation hub. But it is indicative of a growing shift in expectations surrounding technological privacy and corporate responsibility. Here is how companies are adapting to changing data privacy requirements along Boston's Technology Highway and New York's Silicon Alley.

Read the full Entrepreneur article featuring iCorps Vice President of Technology Jeffery Lauria: 4 Essentials for Complying With the New Data Privacy Regulations

As a company operating domestically, you are contending with a number of regulatory frameworks including FFEIC, FINRA, OCC, FDIC, SEC, and more. In order to best meet these requirements, we recommend these essential security services:

  • Managed Security
  • Managed Email Security
  • Multi-factor Authentication
  • Cloud Access Security Broker
  • End Point Detection and Response
  • Security Operations Center as a Service (SOCaaS)


For more information about implementing any of these regulatory and compliance solutions for your business, reach out to iCorps for a free IT consultation.

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