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Upcoming Webinar: Privacy Risk Management – Emerging Trends, Benchmarking Research and Best Practices

December 12, 2018

The next webinar in the TrustArc Privacy Insight Series “Privacy Risk Management – Emerging Trends, Benchmarking Research and Best Practices” is next Wednesday, December 19th at 9am PT / 12pm ET / 4pm GMT.  Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about privacy risk management – register today! A comprehensive new IAPP / TrustArc research report reviews what nearly 500 companies across EU, US and Asia are doing to comply with the GDPR. Key results include: How many DPIAs are being conducted? Are companies creating data inventories? How many data subject access rights requests are they receiving? What type of … Continue reading Upcoming Webinar: Privacy Risk Management – Emerging Trends, Benchmarking Research and Best Practices

New Analyst Report on Using Technology Platforms to Manage Privacy

August 17, 2018

Michael Rasmussen of GRC 20/20 Research has been noted as the “Father of Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC)” – being the first to define and model the GRC market in 2002 while at Forrester. In this new report, he explores the challenges organizations face when complying with privacy regulations such as the EU GDPR. Privacy is a highly dynamic, moving target that requires compliance management to identify and mitigate the compliance, brand, and business risks associated with processing personal data. Accordingly, organizations need an integrated collaborative process and technology architecture that can span distributed privacy and business functions. They also … Continue reading New Analyst Report on Using Technology Platforms to Manage Privacy

IAPP & TrustArc Web Conference on New Research — How Privacy Tech Is Bought and Deployed

August 14, 2018

The number of technology solutions available to help privacy professionals get their jobs done has exploded in recent years. With more and more stringent legal obligations to comply with every year, privacy teams need efficient and effective tools to manage data flows within their organizations, and to comply with requests for personal information from customers. So with a plethora of offerings, how to sift the wheat from the chaff? What tools are fully matured and worth their cost, and which are promising but not quite ready for real-time implementation? In May 2018, IAPP and TrustArc surveyed 328 privacy professionals around … Continue reading IAPP & TrustArc Web Conference on New Research — How Privacy Tech Is Bought and Deployed

IAPP & TrustArc Research: Part IV – Privacy has a Strong Influence on Purchase Decisions

July 27, 2018

Part I of this blog post series discussed background, goals, and research methodology of the research report: How Privacy Tech is Bought and Deployed. Part II illustrated how Privacy Tech Adoption has reached the tipping point: based on purchase plans, it is projected that companies will adopt privacy technology in eight of the ten privacy technology categories. Part III highlighted some interesting data from the report that shows what the three fastest growing solutions are: data mapping, assessment management, and data discovery. Part IV will discuss an interesting finding in the research: that privacy has a strong influence on purchase … Continue reading IAPP & TrustArc Research: Part IV – Privacy has a Strong Influence on Purchase Decisions

IAPP & TrustArc Research: Part III – Three Fastest Growing Solutions

July 26, 2018

Part I of this blog post series discussed background, goals, and research methodology of the research report: How Privacy Tech is Bought and Deployed. Part II illustrated how Privacy Tech Adoption has reached the tipping point: based on purchase plans, it is projected that companies will adopt privacy technology in eight of the ten privacy technology categories. Part III will highlight some interesting data from the report that shows what the three fastest growing solutions are: data mapping, assessment management, and data discovery. By showing what percentage of organizations are actually already buying and implementing these various technologies, we are … Continue reading IAPP & TrustArc Research: Part III – Three Fastest Growing Solutions

IAPP & TrustArc Research: Part II – Privacy Tech Adoption Approaching the Tipping Point

July 25, 2018

Part I of this blog post series discussed the background, goals, and research methodology of the research report: How Privacy Tech is Bought and Deployed. This blog post, Part II, will illustrate how Privacy Tech Adoption has reached the tipping point. Based on purchase plans, it is projected that companies will adopt privacy technology in eight of the ten privacy technology categories. This chart shows the percentages of companies surveyed that have already purchased and implemented privacy technology: Of the 10 categories of privacy technology, it’s no surprise that Network Activity Monitoring technology is the most in-use, being that the … Continue reading IAPP & TrustArc Research: Part II – Privacy Tech Adoption Approaching the Tipping Point