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Data Privacy

Data Flows are the Information Highway for Data Privacy

Data Privacy is one of the major driving forces behind application and information security. Organizations are constantly trying to ensure that the private data of their customers, employees, and partners are secure; but what exactly is private data? To be simplistic, private data is information that relates to a person or entity that should not […]

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How to Approach Data Privacy at the Application Layer

Bionic helps teams rapidly understand which applications and services are accessing PII, PCI, and other sensitive data sources. Visualize with Business Context For example, below we can see six business applications that Bionic has discovered along with 68 unique services, which are mapped showing their dependencies to databases. In seconds, we can filter this map to […]

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How to Detect PII Data Flows

Think of Personal Identifiable Information (PII) as gold that companies store about their customers. Gold must be kept in a safe place at all times, with restricted access, effective governance, and auditing to secure it. However, we live in a world today where everything is code. Meaning more things touch corporate gold than ever before. […]

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How to Automate Data Flow Mapping for GDPR Compliance

In order to comply with EU GDPR compliance, you must be able to understand and map out your data flows to identify potential risks. Specifically, you are required to map data flows relating to PII (Personal Identifiable Information) and identify which applications are accessing PII data. Data maps allow companies to visualize and understand how […]