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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

Preparation Best Practices Key for Stronger Security and Privacy in Our Digital World

September 12, 2018

In the U.S., the Fourth Amendment of the Constitution protects the “right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures.” However, these words conceive personal privacy in physical terms. The advent and explosive growth of the digital world is putting information security and privacy to the test. At the beginning of the digital age, the founder of Sun Microsystems, Scott McNealy, famously proclaimed in Wired magazine (1999): “You have zero privacy anyway … Get over it.” However, a growing number of information security and privacy laws are making it impossible … Continue reading Preparation Best Practices Key for Stronger Security and Privacy in Our Digital World

September Event Spotlight: TrustArc GDPR Workshops, CISO / CPO GDPR Summits, Cyber Security Conference, Being Human with Algorithms, Privacy Insight Series Webinar, DAAC Summit 2018 & DMA London

September 10, 2018

TrustArc GDPR Privacy Management Workshops September London & Chicago The TrustArc GDPR Privacy Management Workshops address the next phase of GDPR implementation to maintain and demonstrate ongoing compliance. The free workshops provide informative guidance, peer discussions, and practical solutions on how to operationalize privacy program management. Workshops will feature examples of how companies are using privacy tech tools to help automate compliance for GDPR and other regulations. Topics include: Data Mapping, Records of Processing, DPIAs / PIAs, Individual Rights / Data Subjects Access Rights Management, Consent Management and Compliance Reporting. > Reserve your seat to a September GDPR Privacy Workshop … Continue reading September Event Spotlight: TrustArc GDPR Workshops, CISO / CPO GDPR Summits, Cyber Security Conference, Being Human with Algorithms, Privacy Insight Series Webinar, DAAC Summit 2018 & DMA London

How to Maintain a Data Inventory for GDPR Compliance – Tips from TrustArc Privacy Experts

August 22, 2018

Now that the GDPR has been in effect for a few months, it is a good time to evaluate your processes and procedures put in place prior to the deadline. Although May 25th has passed, companies still need to be compliant every day after. A fundamental key to staying compliant is introducing a regular review process. As a reminder, Article 30 requires companies to produce “records of processing activities”, which will allow regulators to see that companies are adhering to the GDPR. With this goal in mind, the records should show why and how the data is being processed. A … Continue reading How to Maintain a Data Inventory for GDPR Compliance – Tips from TrustArc Privacy Experts

Upcoming Privacy Insight Series Webinar: Managing Multiple Compliance Priorities – GDPR, CCPA, HIPAA, APEC, ISO 27001, and More.

August 21, 2018

  TrustArc General Counsel and Chief Data Governance Officer Hilary Wandall (CIPP/US, CIPP/EU, CIPM) will present the next webinar in the Privacy Insight Series: “Managing Multiple Compliance Priorities – GDPR, CCPA, HIPAA, APEC, ISO 27001, etc.” on August 22 at 9am PT.  At TrustArc, Hilary oversees all legal, regulatory and policy matters and manages Policy and Data Governance and International Regulatory Affairs teams. While the GDPR has dominated the compliance agenda for the past two years, and will continue to be a major focus of attention for the foreseeable future, the reality is that most companies have to address a … Continue reading Upcoming Privacy Insight Series Webinar: Managing Multiple Compliance Priorities – GDPR, CCPA, HIPAA, APEC, ISO 27001, and More.