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TrustArc Partnering with IAPP to Benchmark Privacy Tech Adoption

April 25, 2019

TrustArc Partnering with IAPP to Benchmark Privacy Tech Adoption

As privacy tech continues to proliferate and embed itself in day-to-day privacy functions in the enterprise, the IAPP, together with TrustArc, seeks feedback to better understand how privacy pros are adopting the privacy tech tools outlined in our Privacy Tech Vendor Report. This year’s survey builds on a similar one we did last year looking at how privacy tools are acquired and deployed. Now, with obligations that both the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) are imposing on organizations, are we seeing a move toward greater tech adoption? The survey should only take about … Continue reading TrustArc Partnering with IAPP to Benchmark Privacy Tech Adoption

Privacy Shield Approaching Its 3 Year Anniversary in Operation Privacy Shield Approaching Its 3 Year Anniversary in Operation

With data protection-related activity bustling around the world–from “Brexit” and GDPR enforcement to the approaching CCPA and exciting developments in the APAC region–it’s understandable to lose track of the EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Frameworks. What follows are responses to the most frequent Privacy Shield inquiries TrustArc is hearing from our customers. Is Privacy Shield Still Valid? Yes – in fact, Privacy Shield is fast approaching its three year anniversary on July 12th. Since its 2016 adoption, Privacy Shield has remained a sound, scalable and steady legal transfer mechanism for U.S. entities seeking to receive personal data from the EU … Continue reading Privacy Shield Approaching Its 3 Year Anniversary in Operation

The Giant Awakens – China’s Cybersecurity Law (CSL) and Data Protection Obligations

April 24, 2019

The Giant Awakens – China’s Cybersecurity Law (CSL) and Data Protection Obligations

While many of us were focused on the European Union’s GDPR and California’s Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the giant on the other side of the world implemented China’s Cybersecurity Law (CSL) in June 2017. While CSL laid out broad data protection principles, there were noticeable gaps related to implementation and overall scope. To operationalize and further clarify CSL scope, the Chinese government instituted six systems: the Internet Information Content Management System; the Cybersecurity Multi-Level Protection System (MLPS); the Critical Information Infrastructure Security Protection System; the Network Products and Services Management System; the Cybersecurity Incident Management System; and the Personal Information … Continue reading The Giant Awakens – China’s Cybersecurity Law (CSL) and Data Protection Obligations

TrustArc Recognized as 2019 Bay Area Best Places to Work

April 23, 2019

TrustArc Recognized as 2019 Bay Area Best Places to Work

TrustArc, the leading data privacy management company, has been recognized as a winner of the 2019 Bay Area Best Places To Work, an awards program presented by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal!   Select employers from the Bay Area were named winners of the awards program, held on April 18, 2019. These winning organizations were honored for having created exceptional workplaces that their employees value highly. Award applicants were evaluated and ranked across five categories according to the number of Bay Area employees. The ranking found companies in the region whose employees rate them as … Continue reading TrustArc Recognized as 2019 Bay Area Best Places to Work

Managing Privacy Compliance in the Cloud

April 18, 2019

Managing Privacy Compliance in the Cloud

The number and complexity of regulations addressing data privacy continues to increase significantly. Companies offering cloud-based services must comply with these regulations or risk losing business due to customer trust issues and/or potential fines and other legal action. Compliance with regulations like the GDPR and CCPA requires companies to address a wide range of items, including privacy assessments, cookie consent, and data subject access requests. The digitization of data has inevitably led to a myriad of data privacy laws that span the globe. These regulations all need to be considered when doing business in the respective countries/regions to which the … Continue reading Managing Privacy Compliance in the Cloud

CCPA and GDPR Compliance Report: New Research Measures Compliance Status and Plans for CCPA and GDPR (Part 3 of 3)

April 17, 2019

CCPA and GDPR Compliance Report: New Research Measures Compliance Status and Plans for CCPA and GDPR (Part 3 of 3)

The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been occupying the minds of privacy professionals for the past two years and now attention is shifting to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The CCPA is the toughest US privacy regulation to date and its impact will be felt by almost every organization that does business in California or handles personal information of California citizens. To understand the readiness and plans for businesses to meet the January 1, 2020 deadline for the CCPA, Dimensional Research conducted this research among 250 US privacy professionals from Feb 15th – 27th, 2019. … Continue reading CCPA and GDPR Compliance Report: New Research Measures Compliance Status and Plans for CCPA and GDPR (Part 3 of 3)