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Webinar Recap – CCPA: Countdown to Enforcement

December 18, 2019

As part of the TrustArc Privacy Insight Series, TrustArc Senior Privacy Consultant Beth Sipula, TrustArc Privacy Counsel Edward Hu, and TrustArc Director Privacy Intelligence Development Joanne Furtsch presented the webinar “CCPA: Countdown to Enforcement” last week. This blog post will give a brief summary of that webinar; you can listen to the entire webinar and download the slides here. The CCPA is set to be the toughest privacy law in the United States. It broadly expands the rights of consumers and requires companies within scope to be significantly more transparent about how they collect, use, and disclose personal information. The … Continue reading Webinar Recap – CCPA: Countdown to Enforcement

Recap of San Francisco Public Hearing on CCPA

December 09, 2019

On December 4th, the California Attorney General’s (AG) office held a public hearing in San Francisco on the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The hearing provided the public with an opportunity to take part in the CCPA rulemaking process. The rulemaking process is governed by the California Administrative Procedures Act which requires the AG to solicit comments from the public through hearings and in writing. The AG considers all comments, makes revisions to the proposed regulations where appropriate, and posts another draft of the regulations for public review and comment.The San Francisco hearing took place at the Milton Marks Conference … Continue reading Recap of San Francisco Public Hearing on CCPA

Automated DSR Fulfillment to Avoid Denial of Service Attacks

December 04, 2019

In the wake of GDPR, law firm Squire Patton Boggs reported a “sharp increase” in the number of UK residents who initiated data subject access requests (DSARs), fulfilling the same number of DSARs in the first five months of 2019 as they’d handled during the entire year of 2018. CCPA data subject requests (DSRs) are likely to have the same effect on California-based organizations, and with a 45-day deadline for fulfillment, companies that don’t implement automated self-service workflows are at an increased risk for Denial of Service (DoS) attacks. DoS attacks happen when legitimate users are unable to access information … Continue reading Automated DSR Fulfillment to Avoid Denial of Service Attacks

Upcoming Webinar – CCPA: Countdown to Enforcement

December 03, 2019

TrustArc is proud to present the next Privacy Insight Series webinar “CCPA: Countdown to Enforcement” with TrustArc Senior Privacy Consultant Beth Sipula, TrustArc Privacy Counsel Edward Hu, and TrustArc Director Privacy Intelligence Development Joanne Furtsch. This webinar will take place on Wednesday, December 11th at 9am PT (12pm ET/5pm GMT). Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about global privacy strategy – register today! CCPA will be in effect before we know it as we count down the days until January 1, 2020. To help businesses prepare to be in compliance by January 1, 2020, the CA State AG released … Continue reading Upcoming Webinar – CCPA: Countdown to Enforcement

CCPA Public Hearings Start This Week

December 02, 2019

The California Attorney General will be holding four public hearings in several California cities this week. The hearings will provide the public with an opportunity to take part in the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) rulemaking process. All members of the public are invited to speak on the regulations. Members of the public are also able to submit written comments regarding the proposed CCPA regulations by mail or email. The public comment period will end on Friday, December 6th at 5pm PT.  The California Consumer Privacy Act is set to become the most comprehensive privacy law in the United States … Continue reading CCPA Public Hearings Start This Week

Upcoming Webinar: How to Avoid a CCPA Data Subject Request Denial of Service Attack

November 21, 2019

TrustArc is excited to participate in the upcoming webinar on “How to Avoid a CCPA Data Subject Request Denial of Service Attack” on Thursday, December 5 at 11am PT. TrustArc SVP of Products & Engineering Michael Lin will join Evident Chief Product Officer & Co-Founder Nathan Rowe and Integris VP of Global BD & EMEA Operations Drew Schuil to discuss demonstrating compliance through DSR fulfillment automation with identity verification.  Companies that are flooded with thousands of DSRs all at once are at greater risk for a denial of service (DoS) attack that can overwhelm CSR and IT staff. In this … Continue reading Upcoming Webinar: How to Avoid a CCPA Data Subject Request Denial of Service Attack