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Meet the Leading Players in the Privacy Ecosystem: Sabina Jausovec-Salinas, Rackspace US

January 13, 2017

Over a hundred organizations are responsible for shaping the future of data privacy. In this continued series we’ll profile some of the organizations that are helping to shape the massive privacy ecosystem through the eyes of the professionals that work there and learn more about their perspectives on privacy.   What is your organization’s role in the privacy ecosystem? Rackspace helps businesses tap the power of hosting and cloud computing without the complexity and cost of managing it on their own. As a cloud computing and service company, Rackspace values the trust our customers place in our services. Our role in … Continue reading Meet the Leading Players in the Privacy Ecosystem: Sabina Jausovec-Salinas, Rackspace US

Why you should know where your data is: two practical use cases

December 08, 2016

Why you should know where your data is: two practical use cases The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) includes a wide range of privacy related requirements which will impact all areas of a company, including legal, compliance, information security, marketing, engineering, and HR. These changes will require companies to have a clear understanding of where their data is in order to ensure GDPR compliance. Use Case 1: A data subject requests a copy of their data. GDPR Requirement Article 15 grants data subjects the right of access giving individuals a right to obtain confirmation as to whether personal data is … Continue reading Why you should know where your data is: two practical use cases

Why Companies Need a Privacy Partner

November 28, 2016

K Royal, CIPP/US, CIPP/E, Sr. Privacy Consultant Companies need a privacy partner, not just a privacy consultant. This is a concept that I have learned with our clients while being a part of the consulting team at TRUSTe. Having been a privacy officer (both as an attorney and a non-attorney) in several industries – healthcare, medical devices, emerging technology and with clients ranging from local government to national, from financial to education in the global realm and specifically within the US sectors – I cannot say that I have seen it all, but I have seen a whole lot of … Continue reading Why Companies Need a Privacy Partner

TRUSTe Launches Data Inventory 2.0

September 15, 2016

TRUSTe announced today at the Privacy.Security.Risk Conference the availability of Data Inventory 2.0 to help businesses prepare to meet privacy regulations including the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and minimize data governance risk across their enterprise. The solution combines TRUSTe’s Data Inventory and Classification service, introduced in 2015, along with the new TRUSTe Data Inventory Manager and other technology tools to generate detailed insights into complex data flows. The IAPP-EY Annual Privacy Governance Report (2015) indicated Data Inventory and Mapping was a top priority on the privacy roadmap for nearly half (47%) of respondents. In order to fully assess … Continue reading TRUSTe Launches Data Inventory 2.0

TRUSTe Assessment Manager Passes 1,000 Company Milestone; Version 3.0 Released

September 08, 2016

With more than 1,000 companies now using TRUSTe Assessment Manager to assess and manage privacy compliance risk, TRUSTe announced today that version 3.0 of the award-winning solution is now available.  The Assessment Manager 3.0 release introduces a host of new features including support for TRUSTe managed assessments,  increased collaboration, enhanced reporting, an expanded privacy template library, and streamlined project workflow.  The new features enable businesses of all sizes and privacy maturity to address emerging privacy challenges including Privacy Shield, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and vendor risk. Marcus Morissette, eBay Global Privacy Officer and Privacy Counsel said: “eBay is dedicated to meeting … Continue reading TRUSTe Assessment Manager Passes 1,000 Company Milestone; Version 3.0 Released

Ten Reasons to Implement the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

August 15, 2016

Hilary Wandall, General Counsel & Chief Data Governance Officer at TRUSTe summarizes the top 10 reasons to implement the new EU-U.S. Privacy Shield even if you’ve implemented or have been working on implementing Model Contractual Clauses (MCCs). At TRUSTe, we have nearly 20 years of experience working with thousands of companies to assess their privacy practices, and with many others to verify their compliance with regulatory frameworks like APEC CBPR system and the former U.S.-EU Safe Harbor. This work has taught us that there are a number of legal, compliance and business benefits to implementing comprehensive privacy programs to manage international data … Continue reading Ten Reasons to Implement the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

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