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Automated DSR Fulfillment to Avoid Denial of Service Attacks

December 04, 2019

Automated DSR Fulfillment to Avoid Denial of Service Attacks

In the wake of GDPR, law firm Squire Patton Boggs reported a “sharp increase” in the number of UK residents who initiated data subject access requests (DSARs), fulfilling the same number of DSARs in the first five months of 2019 as they’d handled during the entire year of 2018. CCPA data subject requests (DSRs) are likely to have the same effect on California-based organizations, and with a 45-day deadline for fulfillment, companies that don’t implement automated self-service workflows are at an increased risk for Denial of Service (DoS) attacks. DoS attacks happen when legitimate users are unable to access information … Continue reading Automated DSR Fulfillment to Avoid Denial of Service Attacks

Upcoming Webinar – CCPA: Countdown to Enforcement

December 03, 2019

Upcoming Webinar – CCPA: Countdown to Enforcement

TrustArc is proud to present the next Privacy Insight Series webinar “CCPA: Countdown to Enforcement” with TrustArc Senior Privacy Consultant Beth Sipula, TrustArc Privacy Counsel Edward Hu, and TrustArc Director Privacy Intelligence Development Joanne Furtsch. This webinar will take place on Wednesday, December 11th at 9am PT (12pm ET/5pm GMT). Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about global privacy strategy – register today! CCPA will be in effect before we know it as we count down the days until January 1, 2020. To help businesses prepare to be in compliance by January 1, 2020, the CA State AG released … Continue reading Upcoming Webinar – CCPA: Countdown to Enforcement

CCPA Public Hearings Start This Week

December 02, 2019

CCPA Public Hearings Start This Week

The California Attorney General will be holding four public hearings in several California cities this week. The hearings will provide the public with an opportunity to take part in the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) rulemaking process. All members of the public are invited to speak on the regulations. Members of the public are also able to submit written comments regarding the proposed CCPA regulations by mail or email. The public comment period will end on Friday, December 6th at 5pm PT.  The California Consumer Privacy Act is set to become the most comprehensive privacy law in the United States … Continue reading CCPA Public Hearings Start This Week

TrustArc + Nymity Take Center Stage at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress in Brussels

November 25, 2019

TrustArc + Nymity Take Center Stage at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress in Brussels

It was a busy but fantastic week for TrustArc in the Belgian capital at the annual International Association of Privacy Professionals Europe Data Protection Congress. TrustArc began the conference with the announcement of its acquisition of privacy industry heavyweight Nymity.  The companies have joined forces to accelerate development of the next generation of technology-driven privacy solutions.  The news was received with overwhelming excitement by conference goers and news media, and will usher in incredible new content and product synergies for current and future customers. In addition to countless conversations with friends old and new from organizations of all sizes, industries … Continue reading TrustArc + Nymity Take Center Stage at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress in Brussels

Upcoming Webinar: How to Avoid a CCPA Data Subject Request Denial of Service Attack

November 21, 2019

Upcoming Webinar: How to Avoid a CCPA Data Subject Request Denial of Service Attack

TrustArc is excited to participate in the upcoming webinar on “How to Avoid a CCPA Data Subject Request Denial of Service Attack” on Thursday, December 5 at 11am PT. TrustArc SVP of Products & Engineering Michael Lin will join Evident Chief Product Officer & Co-Founder Nathan Rowe and Integris VP of Global BD & EMEA Operations Drew Schuil to discuss demonstrating compliance through DSR fulfillment automation with identity verification.  Companies that are flooded with thousands of DSRs all at once are at greater risk for a denial of service (DoS) attack that can overwhelm CSR and IT staff. In this … Continue reading Upcoming Webinar: How to Avoid a CCPA Data Subject Request Denial of Service Attack

TrustArc’s Nymity Awareness Tracker Enables Privacy Knowledge Across Entire Business

November 20, 2019

TrustArc’s Nymity Awareness Tracker Enables Privacy Knowledge Across Entire Business

TrustArc announced major updates to Nymity Awareness Tracker, the first compliance solution on the market to streamline contextual privacy awareness across an entire business. Privacy legislation such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in Europe and the upcoming California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) in the US have elevated the visibility of privacy professionals in the corporate world. However, many still feel confused about which privacy rules apply to them and the teams they support. With the Nymity Awareness Tracker, employees can hone in on areas of legislation that are relevant to their role and location and receive tailored updates … Continue reading TrustArc’s Nymity Awareness Tracker Enables Privacy Knowledge Across Entire Business