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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

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?

TrustArc to Sponsor IAPP Data Protection Intensive: France 2019

February 04, 2019

TrustArc is a proud sponsor of the upcoming IAPP Data Protection Intensive: France 2019, which is being held in Paris. Ths multi-language conference on 12-13 February will host data protection professionals from across Europe for two days of concentrated learning, sharing, and networking.   All sessions will be delivered by data protection experts in parallel tracks—one in English, the other in French. The sessions will contain practical advice designed to improve companies’ operational response to the GDPR and prepare them for future challenges.   The sessions will cover a wide array of privacy topics, such as: The DPO’s Place in … Continue reading TrustArc to Sponsor IAPP Data Protection Intensive: France 2019

Webinar Recap: Managing CCPA and GDPR Individual Rights and DSAR Compliance

February 01, 2019

As part of the TrustArc Privacy Insight Series, TrustArc Senior Privacy Consultants Vanessa Stout and K Royal presented “Managing CCPA and GDPR Individual Rights and DSAR Compliance”.  This blog post will give a brief summary of that webinar; you can listen to the entire webinar and download the slides here. In this webinar, Vanessa and K spoke on the upcoming California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and how this new regulation is set to be the toughest privacy law in the United States and will impact any business who has consumers / customers or employees located in California, regardless of where … Continue reading Webinar Recap: Managing CCPA and GDPR Individual Rights and DSAR Compliance

Upcoming Webinar: Privacy Risk Management – Emerging Trends, Benchmarking Research and Best Practices

December 12, 2018

The next webinar in the TrustArc Privacy Insight Series “Privacy Risk Management – Emerging Trends, Benchmarking Research and Best Practices” is next Wednesday, December 19th at 9am PT / 12pm ET / 4pm GMT.  Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about privacy risk management – register today! A comprehensive new IAPP / TrustArc research report reviews what nearly 500 companies across EU, US and Asia are doing to comply with the GDPR. Key results include: How many DPIAs are being conducted? Are companies creating data inventories? How many data subject access rights requests are they receiving? What type of … Continue reading Upcoming Webinar: Privacy Risk Management – Emerging Trends, Benchmarking Research and Best Practices

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