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TrustArc Summer / Fall Privacy Insight Series Webinar Schedule Announced

June 20, 2018

The TrustArc Privacy Insight Series continues its series of live webinars featuring renowned privacy speakers facilitating informative discussions, case studies, cutting edge research, tips, and tools. These free events provide insight into today’s most relevant privacy challenges while offering tips and best practices concerning data privacy management. Now that the GDPR is enforceable, businesses are paying a great deal of attention to their privacy program and policies. However, many privacy professionals are struggling to achieve and maintain compliance under the GDPR.  The TrustArc Privacy Insight Series provides guidance on topics such as: consent, legal data processing, ePrivacy, prioritizing compliance, risk … Continue reading TrustArc Summer / Fall Privacy Insight Series Webinar Schedule Announced

TrustArcConnect Partner Program Expands

June 12, 2018

The GDPR compliance deadline has passed, but the real work has just begun: managing and demonstrating compliance. These obligations have created a huge demand for privacy technology and services. The increased reliance on technology has also led to IT and Information Security teams and MSSP’s playing a larger role in managing privacy at companies of all sizes. To help meet this demand, TrustArc has expanded its global partner program, TrustArcConnect, and created a major opportunity for partners with expertise in GDPR and privacy to capitalize on the post-GDPR ‘enforcement’ era. The program expansion will help more organizations obtain access to … Continue reading TrustArcConnect Partner Program Expands

June Event Spotlight: IRCE, Privacy and Data Security Law Conference, DAA Summit, Sedona Conference, and CISO Executive Summit Q2!

June 01, 2018

Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition June 5 – 8 Chicago TrustArc & GDPR Edge are exhibiting together at this event. The Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition – better known as IRCE – is your one-stop-shop for all of your e-retail needs. This conference and trade show offers you everything your business needs to stay ahead of your competition, in one simple location. TrustArc will be exhibiting at booth #2153 with GDPR Edge.  Come stop by and say hi! > Learn more here _____________________________________________________________________________ Nineteenth Annual Institute on Privacy and Data Security Law June 11 – 12 Chicago TrustArc will be … Continue reading June Event Spotlight: IRCE, Privacy and Data Security Law Conference, DAA Summit, Sedona Conference, and CISO Executive Summit Q2!

Hilary Wandall, GC and Chief Data Governance Officer at TrustArc, Talks GDPR on KTVU

May 30, 2018

Last week, TrustArc General Counsel and Chief Data Governance Officer, Hilary Wandall, spoke with KTVU’s Gasia Mikaelian to discuss the changes surrounding the GDPR which went into effect last Friday, May 25th. From inboxes being flooded with privacy policy updates to the impact to retail businesses – there was a lot to discuss. The GDPR has gained a ton of attention recently as consumers’ inboxes have been packed with emails from companies concerning their privacy policies.  While some of these emails may require an action on behalf of the consumer, Hilary noted that most of these emails are simply outlining … Continue reading Hilary Wandall, GC and Chief Data Governance Officer at TrustArc, Talks GDPR on KTVU

IAPP & TrustArc Help Companies Address GDPR Training Requirements

May 29, 2018

TrustArc will now offer the International Association of Privacy Professionals’ (IAPP) Privacy Core® GDPR Essentials training, an online e-learning solution designed to train employees on privacy fundamentals and to enable companies to meet the GDPR employee training requirement in a scalable, effective manner. Investing in training can help meet GDPR requirements, and it is a best practice too. This training course helps fulfill at least two GDPR Articles’ requirements that explicitly call out training, Article 39 and Article 47. Additionally, all staff can benefit from learning about data protection. Thus, it is no surprise that IAPP & TrustArc research found that … Continue reading IAPP & TrustArc Help Companies Address GDPR Training Requirements

One Week to Go: Are you Ready for May 25th? – Webinar Recap

May 22, 2018

As part of the TrustArc Privacy Insight Series Webinars, Paul Iagnocco, Consulting Director & Senior Privacy Consultant at TrustArc, presented “One Week to Go: Are you Ready for May 25th?”  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 Paul addressed the questions companies are facing  as the May 25th GDPR deadline approaches: Is my company compliant? What if we are not 100% compliant? What happens next?  This webinar focused on four main areas as they apply to the GDPR: compliance status, enforcement, … Continue reading One Week to Go: Are you Ready for May 25th? – Webinar Recap