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TrustArc GDPR Privacy Workshops

October 11, 2017

Margaret Alston, TrustArc Consulting Program Director, SF GDPR Privacy Workshop We have completed our first set of events (6) in our ongoing GDPR Privacy Workshop series. Speakers discussed how to overcome many of the challenges that organizations are facing with GDPR compliance. While presenting case studies on how organizations plan to achieve GDPR compliance, TrustArc helped participants work through several complicated hypotheticals. Two of the areas that have generated lively discussions were Article 30 compliance and consent. Participants were noted as saying: Well informed speakers, timely content and good mix of attendees. Great to hear how other companies are approaching … Continue reading TrustArc GDPR Privacy Workshops

EU GDPR Article 35 – Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA), Part I

October 10, 2017

EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

In Part I of this two-part blog series we will give an introduction to EU GDPR Article 35 – Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) and some best practices for conducting them. In Part II we will summarize the six essential elements of a DPIA program. Part I: Introduction & Background As the GDPR compliance deadline of May 25, 2018 grows closer, organizations should have a documented process for conducting PIAs and DPIAs. But before building a DPIA program, it is useful to review what a DPIA is and when it should be conducted. Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) A DPIA … Continue reading EU GDPR Article 35 – Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA), Part I

October Event Spotlight: TrustArc Presents at GDPR Privacy Workshops, Privacy + Security Forum, IAPP PSR, Nordic Privacy Arena Conferences this Month

October 05, 2017

  TrustArc GDPR Privacy Workshops October NYC, Denver, Chicago, London, Minneapolis, Paris, Houston, Pittsburgh The GDPR Privacy Workshops are free events that feature informative discussions, case studies and practical solutions to achieve GDPR compliance. Topics discussed will include Data Mapping, Building a Record of Processing (Article 30 Reports), Ongoing Risk Assessments & DPIAs and GDPR HR Data Considerations. > Reserve your seat to an October GDPR Privacy Workshop today The Privacy + Security Forum October 4-6 Washington, DC The Privacy + Security Forum breaks down the silos of privacy and security by bringing together seasoned thought leaders. TrustArc’s Hilary Wandall, … Continue reading October Event Spotlight: TrustArc Presents at GDPR Privacy Workshops, Privacy + Security Forum, IAPP PSR, Nordic Privacy Arena Conferences this Month

Meet the TrustArc Privacy Experts Series – Beth Sipula

October 03, 2017

Beth Sipula, FIP, CIPM, CIPP/US Senior Privacy Consultant In this blog series you will get to know several of our privacy experts from our global consulting team. Each team member brings different experience and expertise, so be sure to read each of their tips and advice! What drew you to privacy and how many years have you been in the privacy space? I fell into the privacy profession when I was working for a technology start up in 2000. I was the Director of Customer Care at that time and one of the founders asked me to take on creating … Continue reading Meet the TrustArc Privacy Experts Series – Beth Sipula

GDPR Implementation Lagging at Majority of UK and US Companies

October 02, 2017

A TrustArc study of UK and US based organizations with at least 500 employees found that most haven’t started their GDPR implementations yet. With only eight months to comply with the GDPR, companies all over the world are determining how best to adjust their internal systems and processes in order to address the new compliance requirements. On September 28, 2017, TrustArc announced results from surveys conducted by Dimensional Research that gauges how prepared US and UK businesses are to comply with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The US & UK surveys, completed in August of 2017, included responses … Continue reading GDPR Implementation Lagging at Majority of UK and US Companies

Meet the TrustArc Privacy Experts Series – K Royal

September 28, 2017

K Royal, JD, FIP, CIPP/E/US, CIPM Senior Privacy Consultant In this blog series you will get to know several of our privacy experts from our global consulting team. Each team member brings different experience and expertise, so be sure to read each of their tips and advice! What drew you to privacy and how many years have you been in the privacy space? I fell into privacy by accident, but quickly realized that I am a square peg in a square hole. However, in thinking back over my career, in my early 20s, I identified and designed a patient admissions process … Continue reading Meet the TrustArc Privacy Experts Series – K Royal

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