What Is the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA)?

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The California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) was a landmark law passed in California to support data privacy and consumer rights. As time has marched onward, new technologies and insights from stakeholders have introduced new approaches to the challenges addressed by CCPA. That’s why Proposition 24, the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), was drafted and passed into law. 

With the provisions of CPRA set to become operative on January 1 of 2022, businesses must understand the shift from CCPA to CPRA.

 

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What is Sandbox Security and How Is it Shaping Web Security?

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For decades, the golden rule for web security was simple: don’t download and execute files on your computer. Ignore attachments from unknown sources, refrain from opening PDFs or Word documents with macros, and avoid getting software from any source other than the creator. Firefox is taking the next step by creating new sandboxing technology that could have a big impact on securing user workstations. 

But times change, and now even websites can infect your computer with malware or separate you from your personal account information. This threat has become a problem that browsers like Firefox are now implementing security measures to protect users against these threats. 

Needless to say, malicious software is always a threat to businesses large and small. Because of this fact, secure browsers utilizing technologies like sandbox security may become a critical part of low-level compliance for the foreseeable future.

 

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Do I Need a Certified Third-Party Assessment Organization (C3PAO) Under CMMC 2.0?

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The DoD recently released its framework for the next model in CMMC compliance and audits–CMMC 2.0. This revision is expected to streamline the compliance process and trim some of the extraneous requirements from the framework, helping contractors in the DoD supply chain better meet their requirements without introducing unnecessary challenges or redundancies. 

One of the more important aspects of CMMC certification is the inclusion of third-party audits. With the introduction of CMMC 2.0, these requirements have changed to make certification easier for contractors without sacrificing security. 

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