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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

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

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?

How to Meet GDPR Article 30 Requirements

December 29, 2017

The GDPR has several reporting requirements, including Article 30, which pertains to records of processing activities. The requirements for Article 30 are likely to apply to most companies because of Article 30’s broad applicability. Companies preparing to comply with Article 30 should look at how data moves through each of its business processes, not just where the data resides. In other words, “follow the data”. Article 30 requires companies to produce “records of processing activities”, which will allow regulators to see that companies are adhering to GDPR. With this goal in mind, the records should show why and how the … Continue reading How to Meet GDPR Article 30 Requirements

TrustArc Privacy Platform Recognized in Ovum On the Radar Report

October 23, 2017

TrustArc is honored to have been selected by Ovum for its “On the Radar” report series for the innovative TrustArc Data Privacy Management Platform. Ovum is a market-leading research and consulting business, with over 150 analysts in 23 research locations worldwide. As the Ovum OTR research report concludes: “The TrustArc Data Privacy Management Platform, built from the ground up to manage data privacy, is naturally a fit for meeting the requirements of GDPR. The combined capabilities of the modules meet a wide range of requirements laid out in the articles of the regulation, with product capabilities directly mapping to more … Continue reading TrustArc Privacy Platform Recognized in Ovum On the Radar Report

TrustArc Partners with Alibaba Cloud

July 25, 2017

We announced our newest partnership with Alibaba Cloud (the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group) at the IAPP Asia Privacy Forum 2017. As data privacy increases in importance for organizations of all sizes and maturity in Asia, TrustArc saw an opportunity to partner with one of the fastest-growing cloud computing companies in the world. Both TrustArc and Alibaba Cloud believe that as organizations continue to provide excellent experiences for their customers by collecting personal data, keeping up with evolving regulations and protecting data privacy is key. Scaling a privacy program requires using a combination of privacy expertise and technology. This strategic … Continue reading TrustArc Partners with Alibaba Cloud