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California Companion Privacy and Cybersecurity Bills – S.B. 327, A.B. 1906

October 12, 2018

On September 28, 2018 California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law two companion bills that regulate cybersecurity standards for Internet of Things (IoT) devices sold in California. S.B. 327 and A.B. 1906 (the “Bills”) require that manufacturers of connected devices sold in California outfit their products with “reasonable” security features by January 1, 2020, the same date the California Consumer Privacy Act will also take effect. The Bills require a manufacturer of a connected device, to “equip the device with a reasonable security feature or features that are appropriate to the nature and function of the device, appropriate to the … Continue reading California Companion Privacy and Cybersecurity Bills – S.B. 327, A.B. 1906

October Event Spotlight: CISO / CPO GDPR Summits, Privacy + Security Forum, IAPP PSR, TrustArc / RADAR IAPP Welcome Party, KnowledgeNet & Privacy Insight Series Webinar

October 04, 2018

CISO / CPO GDPR Summits October Paris, London & Atlanta The GDPR fundamentally changed the data privacy landscape, but that was clearly just the beginning.?The recently approved California Consumer Privacy Act firmly plants similar rights in the US market, and other global regulations demonstrate that we are in a new era of data privacy.? It’s time for a paradigm shift in our approach to data ownership and rights. This series is part of a special education / networking series in which TrustrArc is partnering with Intel, Microsoft, BDO, and GDPR Edge to bring to 20 locations across the US and … Continue reading October Event Spotlight: CISO / CPO GDPR Summits, Privacy + Security Forum, IAPP PSR, TrustArc / RADAR IAPP Welcome Party, KnowledgeNet & Privacy Insight Series Webinar

Canadian Data Privacy Issues – TrustArc Participates in the Inaugural DAAC Summit in Toronto

On September 28, 2018, TrustArc was pleased to participate at the Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada (DAAC)’s inaugural Summit, which brought together leaders from across the marketing, advertising technology, law firm, brand, and broadcasting spaces to discuss the critical data privacy issues of the day. From the 63rd floor offices of Osler law firm on a sunny Toronto day, industry and regulators interfaced to look at where privacy matters are–and where they are going–for data-driven Canadian advertisers and marketers in particular.    TrustArc Senior Counsel, Darren Abernethy, took part in an interactive panel discussion entitled The Global Effects of EU … Continue reading Canadian Data Privacy Issues – TrustArc Participates in the Inaugural DAAC Summit in Toronto

TrustArc Sponsored “Data Protection 2018: Beyond the GDPR”

October 02, 2018

Picture from the  Direct Marketing Association event  in London on September 28th, which TrustArc sponsored. Four months after the May 25th deadline, 145 privacy and marketing specialists gathered  in London to share thoughts about the next phase of GDPR implementation. Why? Because May 25th was not the end  of GDPR, and people did not stop working on their compliance programs. Indeed, everyone agreed that the volume of rights requests across all industries has increased. Attendees also noticed that with the greater awareness of GDPR has come greater complaints about GDPR – especially because  legitimate interest pertaining to Marketing is confusing customers. According … Continue reading TrustArc Sponsored “Data Protection 2018: Beyond the GDPR”

What You Need to Know About California Consumer Privacy Act Amendments

September 17, 2018

On June 28, 2018, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) was unanimously passed. It is slated to go into effect January 1, 2020, and it is set to be the toughest privacy law in the United States. It broadly expands the rights of consumers and requires businesses within its wide scope to be significantly more transparent about how they collect, use, and disclose personal information. While it is a California law, a business outside of California must also comply if it conducts business with residents (natural persons) of California. 1   As expected, it was recently updated to address some … Continue reading What You Need to Know About California Consumer Privacy Act Amendments

Privacy Insight Series Upcoming Webinar: Data Breach Management – Requirements and Best Practices

September 14, 2018

The next webinar in the TrustArc Privacy Insight Series “Data Breach Management – Requirements and Best Practice” is next Wednesday, September 19th at 9am PT / 12pm ET / 4pm GMT.  Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about data breach prevention – register today! The investigations have begun after Dixons Carphone, a UK firm, reported the first major breach of the GDPR Era impacting up to 5.9 million card payments and 1.2 million customer records.  It’s safe to say that no company wants to find themselves on the regulatory radar through an incident or breach. Being proactive can spare … Continue reading Privacy Insight Series Upcoming Webinar: Data Breach Management – Requirements and Best Practices