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Cisco Boosts Trust with Industry-Leading APEC PRP Certification

September 13, 2019

By Harvey Jang, Chief Privacy Officer & Counsel, Cisco Cisco is now certified under the new Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Privacy Recognition for Processors (PRP) System. Cisco has been an active supporter of the APEC Cross Border Privacy Rules system (CBPRs) and an advocate for safe and secure global data flows. We are an early adopter and the eighth company to be PRP certified. The APEC Cross Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) and PRP systems are voluntary, enforceable (and independently verified) privacy certifications built upon the 9 Principles of the APEC Privacy Framework endorsed by the 21 APEC Member Economies (see www.cbprs.org). The CBPRs focus … Continue reading Cisco Boosts Trust with Industry-Leading APEC PRP Certification

Infor Demonstrates its Commitment to Data Privacy with Independent Verification by TrustArc

August 09, 2019

  By Kate Barecchia, Infor Associate General Counsel and Global Data Privacy Officer In the modern economy, personal data is the currency that enables business to function. Personal data flies around the world at the speed of light with little physical restriction. Given how far and fast personal data can travel, it is important that people can trust the companies that are holding their personal data. Companies have an obligation to keep personal data private, safe, and secure. Frequently, we hear our customers voicing concerns about what might be happening to their personal data when they license our solutions. We often … Continue reading Infor Demonstrates its Commitment to Data Privacy with Independent Verification by TrustArc

Workday and Envestnet | Yodlee Demonstrating Best Privacy Practices for Processors through APEC PRP Certification

December 06, 2018

Global companies are increasingly more concerned with ensuring the privacy and security of the information they hold. Not only is complying with international privacy regulations and frameworks important to avoid fines, but it is also critical for building trust with customers, mitigating risks, and protecting the company’s reputation. One way that companies can demonstrate compliance is by adhering to a recognized international privacy framework, such as the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) framework as demonstrated by the  APEC Privacy Recognition for Processors (PRP) certification. Like the APEC Cross Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) system (which applies to data controllers), the APEC PRP … Continue reading Workday and Envestnet | Yodlee Demonstrating Best Privacy Practices for Processors through APEC PRP Certification

TrustArc Engages with Singapore PDPC and Leading Privacy Think-Tank CIPL

December 05, 2018

TrustArc proudly participated at events co-sponsored by the Singapore Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) and the global privacy and security think-tank, Centre for Information Policy Leadership (CIPL), on November 15-16 in Singapore.   On topics ranging from certifications and the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), to regulatory sandboxes, to artificial intelligence, TrustArc was honored to be invited to engage in terrific conversations and workshops with global thought-leaders in the public and private sectors. Darren Abernethy, TrustArc Senior Counsel, spoke on a panel entitled “The Role of Certifications as Accountability and Compliance Tools.”  This session focused on how certifications can serve accountability … Continue reading TrustArc Engages with Singapore PDPC and Leading Privacy Think-Tank CIPL

U.S. Secretary of Commerce and Acting FTC Chair to Keynote APEC CBPR event co-hosted by TrustArc

March 12, 2018

The APEC CBPR Framework has become the model for ensuring interoperability across privacy regimes. Over the past year, more APEC economies, such as South Korea, Australia, and Singapore, have announced participation in the framework enhancing the ability for companies to seamlessly move data across borders. TrustArc will be co-hosting an event with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and ITI on March 26, 2018 from 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET at 1615 H Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, 20062. Keynotes will be given by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and acting FTC Chair Maureen Ohlhausen. Join us for … Continue reading U.S. Secretary of Commerce and Acting FTC Chair to Keynote APEC CBPR event co-hosted by TrustArc

Singapore Joins APEC’s Cross Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) and Privacy Recognition for Processor (PRP) Systems

March 08, 2018

The CBPR and PRP systems continue to build momentum in the Asia Pacific region, with Singapore becoming the sixth APEC economy to join the CBPR system and the second to join the PRP system. This follows on the heels of South Korea’s announcement late last year. In the digital economy, data-related economic activities often straddle borders, as services – particularly digital services – can easily scale regionally if not globally. As a globally connected digital economy, Singapore supports open data flows across borders and robust data protection standards to ensure that data is exchanged and used in a responsible way. … Continue reading Singapore Joins APEC’s Cross Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) and Privacy Recognition for Processor (PRP) Systems