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Privacy Insight Series Upcoming Webinar: Data Breach Management – Requirements and Best Practices

September 14, 2018

The next webinar in the TrustArc Privacy Insight Series “Data Breach Management – Requirements and Best Practice” is next Wednesday, September 19th at 9am PT / 12pm ET / 4pm GMT.  Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about data breach prevention – register today! The investigations have begun after Dixons Carphone, a UK firm, reported the first major breach of the GDPR Era impacting up to 5.9 million card payments and 1.2 million customer records.  It’s safe to say that no company wants to find themselves on the regulatory radar through an incident or breach. Being proactive can spare … Continue reading Privacy Insight Series Upcoming Webinar: Data Breach Management – Requirements and Best Practices

72 Hours Notice: GDPR Incident Response Management – Webinar Recap

April 20, 2018

As part of the TrustArc Privacy Insight Series Webinars, Ashley Slavik, Senior Counsel & Data Protection Officer, Veeva Systems Inc. and K Royal, Consulting Director, TrustArc, discussed how companies can plan for and respond to a data breach in compliance with the GDPR. Ashley and K gave best practices, suggested tools, and tips for addressing GDPR Article 33 and Article 34. This blog post will give a brief summary; you can listen to the entire webinar and download the slides here. Before going into data breach requirement details, our speakers discussed the different notification requirements for Controllers and Processors and gave examples … Continue reading 72 Hours Notice: GDPR Incident Response Management – Webinar Recap

What’s In Store for 2018? GDPR, Breaches and Stolen Retinas

January 16, 2018

By Darren Abernethy,  Senior Global Privacy Manager, J.D., FIP, CIPP-A/C/E/M/US/T    This year, the upcoming GDPR deadline has consumed the enterprise security and privacy agenda as companies scramble to adopt new technologies and processes in order to become compliant by May 25, 2018. Virtually every survey gauging the readiness of privacy professionals in both the U.S and in Europe has revealed that for many companies, it is going to be a challenge to comply. For example, failure to comply with the GDPR 72-hour breach notification rule is deemed the riskiest by respondents on both sides of the Atlantic, and more than 80% of US … Continue reading What’s In Store for 2018? GDPR, Breaches and Stolen Retinas

Preparing for New Breach Notification Requirements in Canada

April 28, 2016

In these times of uncertainty regarding privacy must-dos (read GDPR and Privacy Shield), Canada offers us another set of rules to prepare for in the Digital Privacy Act. Passed in June 2015, much of the Digital Privacy Act is already defined and in place. One main component though, the breach notification rule, is under consultation and still somewhat of an unknown. Despite some level of uncertainty, it is still possible to prepare for compliance. The April TRUSTe Client Advisory Note was prepared by Margaret Alston CIPP/G/C/M from the TRUSTe Privacy Consulting Group and reviews the key changes in the Act which include: Definition of “valid consent.” … Continue reading Preparing for New Breach Notification Requirements in Canada

End of Month Recap: What You May Have Missed [August]

August 31, 2015

At the end of each month we’ll compile a list featuring some of the most informative and interesting privacy blog posts to let you know what topics are driving the privacy agenda this month. This month on the blog we covered data breaches, ‘Right to be Forgotten,’ and the new IoT Trust Framework, among other topics. This was the second month of our new series featuring the leading players in the Privacy Ecosystem. Check out the list below for some of the most popular blog posts this month:   New IoT Trust Framework Addresses Privacy Risks & Guidelines On Aug. … Continue reading End of Month Recap: What You May Have Missed [August]

Popular Webinar Tackles How Privacy Practices Can Help Prepare for a Data Breach

August 18, 2015

The most recent webinar in TRUSTe’s Privacy Insight Series drew a phenomenal response. Clearly, there’s a ton of interest in how good privacy practices can help manage (sometimes inevitable) data breaches. The webinar titled, “How Good Privacy Practices Can Help Prepare for a Data Breach” is the first webinar in our Fall/Winter Privacy Insight Series. Speakers included Dr. Larry Ponemon, Chairman and Founder of the Ponemon Institute; Joanne Furstch, Director of Product Policy at TRUSTe; and Mary Westberg, Sr. Compliance Paralegal at SanDisk. Each presenter brought their own set of expertise to the discussion. If you follow our blog and … Continue reading Popular Webinar Tackles How Privacy Practices Can Help Prepare for a Data Breach