Blogger Archives: Gamelah Palagonia

Gamelah Palagonia

Gamelah Palagonia is a Senior Vice President for Network Security, Data Privacy and Technology Errors & Omissions at Willis Towers Watson. With more than 25 years of risk management and insurance brokerage experience, she is one of the first insurance professionals to specialize in online media, intellectual property, and technology errors and omissions liability and cyber risks. Gamelah is a recognized thought leader in cyber and privacy liability insurance and risk management, and a frequent speaker and author on the topic.

GDPR requirements for breach notification: Are you prepared?

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Just how are companies responding to Article 33 of the Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), requiring 72-hour notice of a data breach to EU supervisory authorities? And how are the EU data protection authorities viewing compliance? “The loss of personal … Continue reading →

Privacy mindfulness in the “Internet of Everything” age

Personal information is being exposed in more places, through more “things” and to more people every day, creating new risks for people, businesses, health care organizations, governments and society as a whole. Continue reading →

Modernizing Telephone Consumer Protection Act Compliance Strategy. Here’s how.

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) may have real implications for businesses that use robocalls and telemarketing calls. But there are actions businesses can take to modernize their compliance strategy and steer clear of potential litigation. What is TCPA? TCPA … Continue reading →

Social Engineering is Bigger Than Hacking—But Countermeasures Work

All the major information security firms credit humans and social engineering, in the form of phishing and spear-phishing emails, as the root cause of most cyber-attacks. By using social engineering techniques, attackers can efficiently and cost effectively deliver malicious software, … Continue reading →

Unique Cyber and Privacy Risks of the Hospitality Industry

Hoteliers have long been major hacking targets – a trend that is likely to continue given the volume of credit and debit card transactions the industry processes. While all businesses should assess and implement comprehensive privacy and data security policies … Continue reading →