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TrustArc à la Française – IAPP Data Protection Intensive: France 2019 Recap

February 21, 2019

From February 11-13, 2019, TrustArc was très content to again engage in discussions with regulators, global privacy experts, partners and customers old and new along the banks of the Seine in Paris.   This began with an IAPP Knowledgenet titled “Recent News in International Data Transfers,” which featured Florence Raynal, Head of the Department of European and International Affairs at the French CNIL, and Olivier Proust, a partner at FieldFisher law firm.  The event, held at Vivendi’s global headquarters next to the Arc de Triomphe, saw a wide-ranging discussion of tremendous interest to the question-posing audience.   Topics included: The … Continue reading TrustArc à la Française – IAPP Data Protection Intensive: France 2019 Recap

Managing Compliance with Privacy Assessments

February 19, 2019

No matter what industry you are in, the size of your organization, or the maturity of your privacy program, conducting regular privacy assessments is important to understand and ensure compliance. Privacy assessments need to address a wide range of legal requirements and best practices and will help build an action plan to identify gaps and define and manage remediation activities. When assessments align with pertinent global privacy laws, they provide a structure for gathering information necessary to determine compliance successes and gaps. They also help companies predict trends, assign resources appropriately, and resolve the right issues. Stakeholders participating in the … Continue reading Managing Compliance with Privacy Assessments

Upcoming Webinar: Managing Risk & Easing the Pain of Vendor Management

February 14, 2019

Shankar Chebrolu, Enterprise Security Architect at RedHat, will join TrustArc to speak about  “Managing Risk & Easing the Pain of Vendor Management” during the next Privacy Insight Series webinar on Wednesday, February 20th at 9am PT / 12pm ET / 5pm GMT. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about privacy risk management – register today! Speakers will discuss the one of the most important components of a privacy and security risk management program – understanding how your third party vendors are handling your data and whether they can maintain compliance. This component is critical whether you’re focused on GDPR, … Continue reading Upcoming Webinar: Managing Risk & Easing the Pain of Vendor Management

Can you Demonstrate GDPR Compliance to your Customers and Business Partners?

February 12, 2019

With GDPR enforcement activity increasing are you looking for ways to demonstrate GDPR compliance? Many companies have already invested significant time and resources trying to design and implement GDPR compliance programs. Internally, they may have generated hundreds or thousands of pages of project plans, policies, processes and reports – including Article 30 records of processing, Article 35 DPIA reports and much more. But how do they demonstrate to internal stakeholders, clients, partners and other external stakeholders that they have well-designed and implemented programs and that their processes and products are GDPR-compliant? One possible avenue companies might consider to demonstrate compliance … Continue reading Can you Demonstrate GDPR Compliance to your Customers and Business Partners?

February Event Spotlight: IAPP Data Protection Intensive: France 2019, Privacy Insight Series Webinars, IAPP CCPA Comprehensive 2019

February 08, 2019

_____________________________________________________________________________ IAPP Data Protection Intensive: France 2019 12 – 13 February   Paris   Join data protection professionals from across Europe for two days of concentrated learning, sharing, and networking at the IAPP Data Protection Intensive: France 2019 in Paris on 12-13 February. All sessions will be delivered by data protection experts in parallel tracks—one in English, the other in French. It is practical advice designed to improve your operational response to the GDPR and prepare you for future challenges. TrustArc will be exhibiting and sponsoring the Networking Reception on 12 February. Stop by booth #6 to say hello! Register … Continue reading February Event Spotlight: IAPP Data Protection Intensive: France 2019, Privacy Insight Series Webinars, IAPP CCPA Comprehensive 2019

Special Webinar Event! The Path to U.S.- Japan Data Transfer Compliance

February 06, 2019

TrustArc is excited to host a special webinar event with speakers from the U.S. Department of Commerce and Cisco next Wednesday, February 13th at 9AM PT / 12PM ET / 5PM GMT. Register today! Are you a U.S. company doing business in Japan? Japan is home to many subsidiaries of U.S.- headquartered companies that need to transfer data out of Japan to other parts of the world, including the United States. Japan’s data protection law, the Act on the Protection of Personal Information (APPI) requires receiving organizations to demonstrate that sufficient data protections are being used for data transfers out … Continue reading Special Webinar Event! The Path to U.S.- Japan Data Transfer Compliance