Data Encryption

Current Industry Regulations for Data Encryption: Are You Up to Date?

Though data is an incredibly valuable resource, more data generally means more responsibility. A larger amount of data presents a larger attack surface for hackers to target through cyberattacks. Encryption, the act of translating data into a new form that is undecipherable without a special key, is an impactful method of avoiding these issues and…
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CCPA Enforcement

CCPA to be Enforced July 1: How Businesses Need to Prepare.

Much has changed due to the Covid-19 crisis. But one thing that’s remained unchanged is the California Attorney General’s plan to begin enforcing the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) on July 1. With everything business leaders have to worry about right now, CCPA regulations can easily become an afterthought. After all, why worry about data…
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Corona Virus And Working From Home

How Small and Medium Enterprises Can Overcome Coronavirus-Related Compliance Challenges

Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are encountering workflow-related challenges when it comes to complying with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and preparing for the enforcement of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The COVID-19 global outbreak has presented additional challenges that are impacting efficiency and productivity, taxing resources, and hindering the ability of SMEs…
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Opinion Data Privacy Challenges

Opinion: Pandemic Creates More Data Privacy Compliance Challenges

GDPR Challenge for Small and Medium Enterprises Complying with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has proven to be challenging for some organizations. This is especially true for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) with limited resources. To achieve compliance, organizations need to allocate substantial resources for conducting data inventories, data flow audits, risk assessments, and…
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Standardized Business Terms

How to establish Standardized Business Terms, A First Step in Data Privacy Compliance

Technology and distributed work environments are making businesses and startups operate on a global scale. With the advent of new channels of communication comes a complex set of challenges, one of which is conflicting business terminology and naming conventions. This problem is especially evident in compliance departments as they struggle to make sense of proliferating…
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Compliance Guide: CCPA And The Telephone Consumer Protection Act

Compliance Guide: CCPA and The Telephone Consumer Protection Act

The cold call has been around for a very long time as a marketing strategy. But more recently, automated testing has become a popular alternative. More than 76 percent of US consumers have received texts from a business, and according to recent reports, many of those consumers responded positively to being texted. That’s probably why…
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Clearview AI Breach Major Blow For Data Privacy

Clearview AI Breach Raises Questions About Data Privacy Compliance

Clearview AI, a facial recognition app the New York Times claimed “might end privacy as we know it,” has taken a massive step towards fulfilling that prophecy. Recently, the controversial New York-based company experienced a major data breach, with hackers leaking the company’s entire customer list as well as data pertaining to the number of…
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CCPA Updates

A Guide to the Changes Proposed by Regulatory Update to CCPA

On Jan. 1, 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act kicked into effect. In short, the new privacy law gives consumers the right to know what types of personally identifiable information (PII) are being collected, stored, and sold by companies under the new law’s jurisdiction. It also lets consumers opt-out of having their data stored and…
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GLB And The CCPA

No Exemptions: Banks Need to Comply With the CCPA and the GLBA

Many financial organizations are under the impression that they are not required to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) because their data privacy practices are already regulated by several state and local laws, including the California Financial Information Privacy Act (CalFIPA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and the Gramm-Leach Bliley Act (GLBA)…
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