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CCPA and GDPR Compliance Report: New Research Measures Compliance Status and Plans for CCPA and GDPR (Part 3 of 3)

April 17, 2019

The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been occupying the minds of privacy professionals for the past two years and now attention is shifting to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The CCPA is the toughest US privacy regulation to date and its impact will be felt by almost every organization that does business in California or handles personal information of California citizens. To understand the readiness and plans for businesses to meet the January 1, 2020 deadline for the CCPA, Dimensional Research conducted this research among 250 US privacy professionals from Feb 15th – 27th, 2019. … Continue reading CCPA and GDPR Compliance Report: New Research Measures Compliance Status and Plans for CCPA and GDPR (Part 3 of 3)

Compliance Report: New Research Measures Compliance Status and Plans for CCPA and GDPR (Part 1 of 3)

April 04, 2019

The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been occupying the minds of privacy professionals for the past two years and now attention is shifting to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The CCPA is the toughest US privacy regulation to date and its impact will be felt by almost every organization that does business in California or handles personal information of California citizens. To understand the readiness and plans for businesses to meet the January 1, 2020 deadline for the CCPA, Dimensional Research conducted this research among 250 US privacy professionals from Feb 15th – 27th, 2019. … Continue reading Compliance Report: New Research Measures Compliance Status and Plans for CCPA and GDPR (Part 1 of 3)

Upcoming Webinar – Pragmatic Consent Management: Meeting Compliance and Business Needs

March 18, 2019

TrustArc is proud to present the next Privacy Insight Series webinar “Pragmatic Consent Management: Meeting Compliance and Business Needs” with TrustArc Consulting Program Director Margaret Alston and TrustArc Senior Privacy Consultant Jim Keese. This webinar will take place this Wednesday, March 20th at 9am PT / 12pm ET / 5pm GMT. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about managing consent – register today! As the dust settles on the first wave of GDPR implementation initiatives, businesses are left with a multitude of questions. Is implementing a simple cookie banner enough? How can I manage consents across multiple systems? How … Continue reading Upcoming Webinar – Pragmatic Consent Management: Meeting Compliance and Business Needs

TrustArc Essential Guide to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

March 06, 2019

This guide distills the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) into distinct phases to help a business achieve and then maintain compliance. The guide is designed for professionals across a wide range of functions who will be impacted by the CCPA. Before building a program, TrustArc suggests that companies review with legal counsel all applicable privacy compliance regulations or frameworks with which your company will have to comply. Finding commonalities between the requirements and controls will allow a company to find overlap between the obligations, and then adjust for any differences, rather than having completely separate programs. One example of a … Continue reading TrustArc Essential Guide to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

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

Preparation Best Practices Key for Stronger Security and Privacy in Our Digital World

September 12, 2018

In the U.S., the Fourth Amendment of the Constitution protects the “right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures.” However, these words conceive personal privacy in physical terms. The advent and explosive growth of the digital world is putting information security and privacy to the test. At the beginning of the digital age, the founder of Sun Microsystems, Scott McNealy, famously proclaimed in Wired magazine (1999): “You have zero privacy anyway … Get over it.” However, a growing number of information security and privacy laws are making it impossible … Continue reading Preparation Best Practices Key for Stronger Security and Privacy in Our Digital World