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Serious Privacy on Global Data Privacy / Data Protection Day

January 28, 2020

Serious Privacy on Global Data Privacy / Data Protection Day

Privacy laws are 50 years old this year! – which makes this Global Data Privacy Day – or Global Data Protection Day – even more special. In celebration, TrustArc is launching the Serious Privacy Podcast, because the world needs serious privacy help. The podcast, hosted by Paul Breitbarth and K Royal, will look at the topics privacy professionals are most concerned with and seek to help them maximize their time by delivering key content in different ways. As Paul and K discuss in the pilot episode, the podcast will deliver TrustArc webinars via podcast, seek to capture conference sessions, and … Continue reading Serious Privacy on Global Data Privacy / Data Protection Day

Adobe Boosts Global Trust with TrustArc APEC PRP Certification

January 24, 2020

Adobe Boosts Global Trust with TrustArc APEC PRP Certification

By Adobe Privacy Team  As governments globally continue to address data privacy, organizations have seen how a privacy-by-design approach can yield significant benefits. Since the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), research has shown that companies who build privacy into the foundation of their product lifecycle have seen a competitive advantage with more positive customer satisfaction, increased trust, and even higher employee morale and revenue. Earlier last year, we teamed up with TrustArc, which has a rich history of helping companies demonstrate compliance, to independently validate our GDPR readiness. We’re excited to build upon this and announce that Adobe is now certified … Continue reading Adobe Boosts Global Trust with TrustArc APEC PRP Certification

TrustArc Gives Back – 2019 Recap

December 20, 2019

TrustArc Gives Back – 2019 Recap

In 2019, TrustArc continued its commitment to corporate responsibility this year by organizing and attending several volunteering events. From cycling to gardening to providing gifts to underserved kids, TrustArc employees stayed active while giving back to the local and global community. The TrustArc Gives Back program was created to provide employees with opportunities to volunteer alongside their teammates in an effort to make the world a better place. Each year, TrustArc Gives Back creates numerous volunteer events throughout the year in a variety of different settings to provide several days of giving back and good times. This blog post recaps … Continue reading TrustArc Gives Back – 2019 Recap

Webinar Recap – CCPA: Countdown to Enforcement

December 18, 2019

Webinar Recap – CCPA: Countdown to Enforcement

As part of the TrustArc Privacy Insight Series, TrustArc Senior Privacy Consultant Beth Sipula, TrustArc Privacy Counsel Edward Hu, and TrustArc Director Privacy Intelligence Development Joanne Furtsch presented the webinar “CCPA: Countdown to Enforcement” last week. This blog post will give a brief summary of that webinar; you can listen to the entire webinar and download the slides here. The CCPA is set to be the toughest privacy law in the United States. It broadly expands the rights of consumers and requires companies within scope to be significantly more transparent about how they collect, use, and disclose personal information. The … Continue reading Webinar Recap – CCPA: Countdown to Enforcement

Tips to Securing a Privacy Budget

December 11, 2019

Tips to Securing a Privacy Budget

Privacy is historically underfunded when it comes to company budgets, even as “data privacy” has become a popular topic. Some stakeholders view regulations, like the GDPR or CCPA, as a one-time, check-the-box project, and therefore fail to fund appropriately. However, those handling privacy management on a day-to-day basis know this is not the case when dealing with numerous complex privacy regulations. Privacy compliance is an ongoing adventure and cannot be approached like a task that will be crossed off the list once compliance has been reached. Developing a mature privacy program is crucial to ongoing risk management and compliance. So … Continue reading Tips to Securing a Privacy Budget

New Tool Determines Risk and Remediation Plans Across your Business

December 10, 2019

New Tool Determines Risk and Remediation Plans Across your Business

An influx of personal data collected by businesses puts businesses in a vulnerable situation. Lack of proper management of this data could result in fines if businesses are not measuring risk and establishing controls to mitigate potential risk. Furthermore, customers demand that their personal data be respected and managed with care. That’s why TrustArc built the Risk Profile.  Powered by the TrustArc Intelligence Engine, the Risk Profile automatically scores inherent and residual risk of various business activities. Privacy managers and business unit leaders can now access the risk information they need to know, when they need it, and in the … Continue reading New Tool Determines Risk and Remediation Plans Across your Business