Cybersecurity whitepapers

We have a range of whitepapers discussing key information resilience and cybersecurity challenges.

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  • The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) >
    This whitepaper was prepared by the BSI QSA team to help organizations better understand PCI DSS requirements and prepare for a compliance assessment. It will serve as a roadmap and provide reasonable expectations for merchants and service providers to be


  • 20 steps to GDPR compliance >
    The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect in May 2018. While many organizations have already aligned processes and procedures the new requirements, fines for non-compliance are being levied. This whitepaper outlines 20 practical steps that


  • The evolving and challenging landscape of identity management >
    This whitepaper looks at the difficulties encountered by consumers and organizations to protect themselves from fraudsters and understanding the core principle of identity management solutions to minimize the chance of identity theft.


  • EU General Data Protection Regulation >
    This whitepaper takes you through the key changes and challenges that the new EU GDPR presents for business.


  • Preparing for a breach >
    This whitepaper describes what incident response is, why it is important for businesses and how it can affect your organization. It also details the phases that encompass the whole incident response stream.


  • Responding to a Data Subject Access Request under GDPR >
    This paper focuses on the typical workflows involved and includes recommendations and best practices. Information is also provided on some of the common pitfalls and problems encountered with the “aggressive requester”.


  • Evolution of secure remote access >
    This whitepaper looks at the difficulties encountered by organizations as they embrace cloud technologies and greater enterprise mobility while relying on traditional VPN infrastructure, and how BSI’s cloud security partner Zscaler can help.


  • Aligning to GDPR >
    Data protection compliance has never been as important as it is today. The EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) will place significant responsibilities on organizations that collect, store or process data.


  • Vulnerability and remediation management >
    This whitepaper discusses the challenges of vulnerability and remediation management and provides insights on how to overcome them.


  • Emerging trends in the cyber landscape 2020 >
    This whitepaper highlights the next developments in cyber threats, cyber-related regulations, technological evolution and specific solutions.