Posts by Ensighten

Founded in 2009, Ensighten is the global cybersecurity leader providing client-side protection against data loss, ad injection, and intrusion while enhancing website performance.

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October 27, 2021 - Ensighten

What are Website Cookies and How Do They Work?

If you’ve visited any website on your desktop or your mobile device, you likely see banners like this on the site you are visiting:
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October 25, 2021 - Ensighten

APPI vs. GDPR: Comparing Japan's Privacy Law to the EU Regulation

If you serve customers in Japan, you need to follow the country’s Act on the Protection of Personal Information (APPI). If you're already compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR),...
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October 20, 2021 - Ensighten

What is Cookie Piggybacking and Is it a Compliance Risk?

Cookie piggybacking, also referred to as cookie syncing and piggybacking tags is a term used to describe a common web development practice that is exposing many companies to avoidable risks and...
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July 30, 2021 - Ensighten

Amazon Hit with Record $887 Million Fine for GDPR Privacy Violations

Amazon.com Inc. has been hit with the biggest ever GDPR privacy fine—a whopping 746 million-euro ($887 million) penalty—for violating the European Union’s data protection rules.
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July 30, 2021 - Ensighten

France's CNIL Issues Formal Notices for Cookie Noncompliance

France’s data protection authority, the Commission Nationale de L’informatique et des Libertés (CNIL), has issued formal notices of noncompliance to 40 organizations for noncompliant cookie consent...
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July 22, 2021 - Ensighten

California Releases Consumer Privacy Tool for Reporting CCPA Violations

It’s been nineteen months since the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) went into effect, and California is revealing the effectiveness as the legislation, and releasing a new tool to let...