Posts by Stephen Treglia

Stephen Treglia
Stephen Treglia was Legal Counsel to Absolute and oversaw more than 40 investigators and data analysts. Previous to this, Stephen concluded a 30-year career as a prosecutor in New York, having created and supervised one of the world’s first computer crime units from 1997-2010. Stephen is a renowned nationwide lecturer, teacher and writer on a variety of legal topics.
Every Employee Can Share the IT Load
Stephen Treglia
Every Employee Can Share the IT Load

Whose job is it to protect corporate data? Management comes to mind first, typically a CISO, CSO or CIO. Next we think of security professionals and IT managers, who currently feel they bear the brunt of the responsibility for data security (our own survey showed many fear a breach would mean losing their job).

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What the New Trans-Atlantic Privacy Law Means to You
Stephen Treglia
What the New Trans-Atlantic Privacy Law Means to You

The past 6 months have been turbulent ones for US organizations that handle the personal data of EU citizens. It’s a time of major reform. While we do not yet have final resolution, the building blocks for a modern cross-border data privacy agreement have begun to take shape. In a new article for CSO Online, The impact of the new Trans-Atlantic privacy law, I talk about the history of...

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Data Laws and Regulations: More Global Than Ever
Stephen Treglia
Data Laws and Regulations: More Global Than Ever

The ease with which digital data can seamlessly move across geographic boundaries has strained the ability of lawmakers throughout the world to develop privacy laws and regulations that can protect their citizens’ personal information wherever that data may exist. These days, when even the smallest of start-ups can effortlessly operate globally, the difficulties caused by these strains are becoming more and more apparent.

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How the Compliance Landscape is Set to Change
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How the Compliance Landscape is Set to Change

In 2014, data breaches rose to such an extent that we called it “The Year of the Data Breach.” Unfortunately, data breaches in 2015 exceeded those figures, with 781 breaches of 169 million records exposed, up from the 83 million records exposed in 2014. Breaches are up, with mega-breaches affecting the US Government’s Office of Personnel Management, CVS and T-Mobile. And there’s no end in sight.

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