3 Reasons to fall in love with a data protection officer

3 Reasons to fall in love with a data protection officer

I have a confession to make: I’ve fallen head over heels in love with a data protection officer.

How could I not? Data protection officers (DPOs) are fast becoming one of the most valuable hires in the office. Soon DPOs will stand shoulder-to-shoulder with company staples like IT directors, HR specialists, or product managers. Before I dish out the details on my new workplace crush, let me tell you where we first met.

Our love story begins where all great love stories begin: in the pages of an upcoming data privacy regulation called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). (more…)

HTTPS: What it means and why it matters

HTTPS: What it means and why it matters

This article was originally published on 09/17/2015 and has been updated as a guide for HTTPS in 2018.

Do you know the fastest way to turn a popular website into a ghost town: neglect its security. Bright red warnings and broken pages are a terrible way to greet your website’s visitors and you can’t blame them for giving up on your page.

Instead, it’s better to welcome your guests with a secure and breezy browsing experience. One of the most important ways involves something you may have missed: going from HTTP to HTTPS.

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