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72 Hours Notice: GDPR Incident Response Management – Webinar Recap

April 20, 2018

As part of the TrustArc Privacy Insight Series Webinars, Ashley Slavik, Senior Counsel & Data Protection Officer, Veeva Systems Inc. and K Royal, Consulting Director, TrustArc, discussed how companies can plan for and respond to a data breach in compliance with the GDPR. Ashley and K gave best practices, suggested tools, and tips for addressing GDPR Article 33 and Article 34. This blog post will give a brief summary; you can listen to the entire webinar and download the slides here. Before going into data breach requirement details, our speakers discussed the different notification requirements for Controllers and Processors and gave examples … Continue reading 72 Hours Notice: GDPR Incident Response Management – Webinar Recap

TrustArc Announces GDPR Validation

April 18, 2018

  While GDPR Articles 40-43 contain provisions outlining certification programs and codes of conduct that may be established in the future, companies are seeking efficient, independent ways to benchmark and report on their compliance efforts now. The TrustArc GDPR Validation is designed to meet that need.   In a press release announcing the launch of GDPR Validation, Chris Babel, CEO of TrustArc, stated that “TrustArc is leveraging its decades of privacy certification leadership and experience to provide a GDPR validation solution that can help companies meet the needs of their customers, partners and other stakeholders — now and after the … Continue reading TrustArc Announces GDPR Validation

April Event Spotlight: RSA San Francisco, IAPP London & Incident Response Management Webinar

April 02, 2018

      RSA Conference 2018 April 16-20 San Francisco   The RSA Conference provides attendees the opportunity to learn about new approaches to info security, discover the latest technology and interact with top security leaders and pioneers.   Stop by TrustArc Booth #3103 to say hi and learn about our GDPR compliance solutions.   > Learn more here _____________________________________________________________________________________  72 Hours Notice: Incident Response Management under the GDPR April 18 @ 9AM PT / 12PM ET / 4PM GMT Online Webinar   The GDPR calls for significant changes in how companies plan for and respond to a data breach. Addressing … Continue reading April Event Spotlight: RSA San Francisco, IAPP London & Incident Response Management Webinar

Will Your Company Meet GDPR Requirements in a Sustainable Manner?

March 21, 2018

TrustArc Assessment Manager dashboard

No matter where you are in your journey to GDPR compliance, how you meet the requirements is very important. With more than 200 pages and close to 100 different articles plus recitals, the EU GDPR introduces a broad range of privacy compliance requirements. Implementing your compliance roadmap after conducting a gap analysis will require implementing controls, measuring risk, and assigning tasks in a consistent, sustainable manner. While ad hoc processes and templates can create inconsistencies, using GDPR specific assessment templates will promote the consistency needed to meet the May 25th deadline and continue compliance beyond the deadline. To help companies … Continue reading Will Your Company Meet GDPR Requirements in a Sustainable Manner?

Meet the TrustArc Privacy Experts Series – Janalyn Schreiber

March 13, 2018

Janalyn Schreiber Senior Privacy Consultant What drew you to privacy and how many years have you been in the privacy space? I’ve been working with clients to address privacy, security and data management concerns for more than 20 years, focusing not only on the legal and compliance drivers of data protection, but also on the ways organizations can use technology to achieve their goals. What I find so exciting about the space is the blend of policy, strategy and technology issues and opportunities. Sitting between the worlds of Legal/Compliance, and the Business Units and IT/Information Security, I get to play … Continue reading Meet the TrustArc Privacy Experts Series – Janalyn Schreiber

U.S. Secretary of Commerce and Acting FTC Chair to Keynote APEC CBPR event co-hosted by TrustArc

March 12, 2018

The APEC CBPR Framework has become the model for ensuring interoperability across privacy regimes. Over the past year, more APEC economies, such as South Korea, Australia, and Singapore, have announced participation in the framework enhancing the ability for companies to seamlessly move data across borders. TrustArc will be co-hosting an event with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and ITI on March 26, 2018 from 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET at 1615 H Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, 20062. Keynotes will be given by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and acting FTC Chair Maureen Ohlhausen. Join us for … Continue reading U.S. Secretary of Commerce and Acting FTC Chair to Keynote APEC CBPR event co-hosted by TrustArc

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