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Webinar Recap: What the GDPR Means for your Cybersecurity Strategy

December 11, 2018

As part of the TrustArc Privacy Insight Series Webinars, Andre Mintz EVP, CISO, CPO at Red Ventures, Martin Gomberg, Senior Consultant at TrustArc, and Margaret Alston, Consulting Director at TrustArc presented “What the GDPR Means for your Cybersecurity Strategy.”  This blog post will give a brief summary of that webinar; you can listen to the entire webinar and download the slides here. Companies have the increasingly difficult task of measuring privacy and security needs against innovation and globalization. During the webinar, Martin discussed a common pitfall that many companies faced before GDPR.  Cyber and cyber security events coverage in the … Continue reading Webinar Recap: What the GDPR Means for your Cybersecurity Strategy

TrustArc IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2018 – Event Recap

December 06, 2018

Last week, TrustArc proudly sponsored IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2018 in Brussels!  Data protection professionals from around the world gathered together to discuss GDPR era experiences, challenges and solutions during the two day conference. The event provided ample opportunities for learning and networking with industry experts. On Wednesday, TrustArc Director, International Regulatory Affairs, Josh Harris spoke on “APEC-EU Work on Certifications: Using CBPRs to Facilitate GDPR Compliance.”  He was joined by fellow panelists Satoru Hamaguchi (Personal Information Protection Commission Japan), Merel Schwaanhuyser (Accenture), Michelle Sylvester-Jose (International Trade Administration), Isabelle Vereecken (European Data Protection Board) and moderator Bojana Bellamy (Centre … Continue reading TrustArc IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2018 – Event Recap

Benchmarking GDPR Privacy Operations – New IAPP / TrustArc research report reveals how companies are managing compliance

December 05, 2018

In partnership with the IAPP, TrustArc recently completed a Survey on Privacy Program Metrics, which looked to establish some baseline metrics by which privacy programs around the world can benchmark themselves. The survey contained 27 questions, including demographic questions, and a total of 496 people took the survey. Some sample questions we set out to answer with the survey were: How many business processes are organizations mapping? How many reports are they creating in order to comply with Article 30 of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation? How many privacy or data protection impact assessments are necessary? How many incidents … Continue reading Benchmarking GDPR Privacy Operations – New IAPP / TrustArc research report reveals how companies are managing compliance

TrustArc at Data Protection World Forum 2018

November 29, 2018

TrustArc had the pleasure of participating in Data Protection World Forum last week at Excel London. TrustArc proudly sponsored the GDPR Advanced Theatre and the GDPR Refresh Theatre at the event.  TrustArc SVP of Sales & Consulting Eleanor Treharne-Jones spoke on “Fit for GDPR: Lifestyle not a Sprint” and “What next? Continuing the GDPR compliance Journey.” The “Fit for GDPR: Lifestyle not a Sprint” session discussed findings from the GDPR Benchmark Research.  Eleanor explored the current GDPR compliance status results which showed that as the 25 May GDPR deadline hit, 80% of companies were still working on GDPR compliance.  Furthermore, … Continue reading TrustArc at Data Protection World Forum 2018

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