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TrustArc at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2018

November 27, 2018

TrustArc is excited to sponsor IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress this week!  The conference takes place on 28 November and 29 November at the elegant Square Meeting Centre in the heart of Brussels. This annual event brings together the top minds in European data protection and quality opportunities to learn, network and share your experiences. In addition to sponsoring, TrustArc will be speaking at Europe Data Protection Congress:   TrustArc Director, International Regulatory Affairs, Josh Harris will be speaking on “APEC-EU Work on Certifications: Using CBPRs to Facilitate GDPR Compliance” on Wednesday, 28th November at 15:30. TrustArc General Counsel and … Continue reading TrustArc at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2018

Upcoming Webinar: What the GDPR Means for your Cybersecurity Strategy

November 20, 2018

The next webinar in the TrustArc Privacy Insight Series, “What the GDPR Means for your Cybersecurity Strategy” will take place on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 9am PT. In this highly-connected world, there is potential for even the most secure networks to be compromised. With the GDPR bringing increased fines and heightened consumer expectations on how consumer data is handled, there’s additional pressure on your company’s cybersecurity strategy to stay one step ahead. A focus on preventative measures needs to become more sophisticated with a multi-layered approach to cybersecurity and ongoing risk management. In this webinar we’ll look at the … Continue reading Upcoming Webinar: What the GDPR Means for your Cybersecurity Strategy

TrustArc Sponsoring Data Protection World Forum

November 16, 2018

TrustArc is excited to be sponsoring Data Protection World Forum in London! Data Protection World Forum is the place to go for information, ideas, and advice on privacy regulation (GDPR), risk management, compliance and much more. There will be over 120 hours of content and 150 speakers at this year’s event. Professionals from Marketing, HR, IT, Compliance, Legal, Finance and other directors focused on data governance, data quality and compliance will be in attendance.   TrustArc is proud to sponsor the GDPR Advanced Theatre and GDPR Refresh Theatre.  TrustArc SVP of Sales & Consulting Eleanor Treharne-Jones will be speaking on … Continue reading TrustArc Sponsoring Data Protection World Forum

How to Prepare for the California Consumer Privacy Act “Look Back” Requirement

November 15, 2018

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will be effective January 1, 2020, but the 12-month “look back” requirement means that companies will need records of personal information collected dating back 12 months before January 1, 2020, which is January 1, 2019. While January 2020 seems far away, creating and maintaining data inventories and flows beginning January 2019 to meet the “look back” requirement will take time. With less than two months to go, companies should secure a budget, develop a process, and evaluate tools to help implement the process. The budget should take into account supplying your team with the … Continue reading How to Prepare for the California Consumer Privacy Act “Look Back” Requirement

TrustArc Participates at California Lawyers Association IP Institute

November 13, 2018

On November 8th in sunny San Jose, TrustArc was pleased to take part at the California Lawyers Association’s annual IP Institute.  Speaking on a panel entitled GDPR: Lessons Learned from the Front Line, TrustArc shared tips and insights both for organizations still working towards GDPR compliance, and for those seeking to take their privacy programs to the next level, including for interoperability with other global privacy laws and frameworks. Not lost in the discussion was the fact that many law firms, of all sizes, are likewise still looking to their own GDPR/privacy compliance, which is critical to their being viewed … Continue reading TrustArc Participates at California Lawyers Association IP Institute

TrustArc Partners with the Department of Commerce for Privacy Workshops

November 07, 2018

Due to the high demand of our Privacy Workshop Series last year, we have held the series again this year. In addition to our own privacy experts, we have joined forces with privacy experts from the Department of Commerce too! The topics include: EU GDPR, EU – US Privacy Shield Framework, and California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Specifically, the speakers dive into: Data Mapping, Records of Processing, DPIA / PIA Management, International Data Transfer, Individual Rights / Data Subjects Access Rights Management, Consent Management, and Compliance Reporting. The workshops are designed to help businesses achieve, demonstrate, and manage ongoing compliance … Continue reading TrustArc Partners with the Department of Commerce for Privacy Workshops