The problem with email
Jedidiah Bracy, CIPP/E, CIPP/US
Email is part of an enterprise's communications lifeblood. I use it every day for my job. It helps me communicate with internal staff, external contacts and even serves as a personal assistant when I need to remind myself to do something later. Heck, the Google Alerts I receive every day help supply...
The case for data-driven GDPR compliance
Dimitri Sirota
As we near the May 25, 2018, GDPR enforcement date, companies will promise solutions to meet the GDPR’s detailed and intricate requirements, but only a handful will believe it will never be feasible to deliver on the spirit or letter of the regulation without taking a data-driven approach to complia...
Talking to your C-suite about privacy technology
Omer Matityahu
With the EU General Data Protection Regulation fast approaching, alongside the continued spread of breach notification regimes around the globe, organizations can hardly afford to paper over their privacy compliance obligations. Indeed, given the potential fines in the GDPR, the cost of noncomplianc...
Some free tech support for GDPR Article 30 (and beyond)
Sam Pfeifle
While there are some exceptions for small companies doing infrequent collections, if you’re collecting personal information from European citizens, the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation imposes some very specific documentation requirements. Ensconced in Article 30 of the GDPR, these requir...
Cronk, Solove win ONC privacy notice generator contest
Jedidiah Bracy, CIPP/E, CIPP/US
Way back in 2009, Congress asked for a report that would essentially outline where HIPAA privacy protections begin and end. It was no small task. In fact, it took nearly seven years before the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services published a report to that effect. It was clear from the repor...
Blockchain spreading rapidly in the first half of 2017
John Imhoff, CIPP/US
Blockchain is making significant inroads into several business sectors in the first half of 2017, with the potential to spread widely across financial and other business sectors. Blockchain is a database of individual transactions, or “blocks,” marked with a timestamp. The block links to preexistin...
Tech + process = privacy by design
Ryan Chiavetta, CIPP/US
The EU's General Data Protection Regulation implementation date is now less than a year away. With organizations around the world pushing to ensure they are GDPR-compliant, a deluge of products and services have been released aimed at helping companies avoid the legislation’s massive financial penal...