Our take on California’s new ballot initiative

Our take on California’s new ballot initiative A year after his initial success with the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA), Alastair Mactaggart is continuing to advance the privacy journey with a new California ballot initiative slated for the November 2020...

The Difference Between Privacy and Cybersecurity and Why it Matters

The Difference Between Privacy and Cybersecurity and Why it Matters The terms “privacy” and “cybersecurity” are closely intertwined but they aren’t the same. Your organization needs to excel at both privacy and security to maintain customer trust and comply with...

Step One for Subject Rights Requests: Verification and Authentication

Step One for Subject Rights Requests: Verification and Authentication Sara is the Data Privacy Officer (DPO) at a large retail company. She’s the first to admit she’s still figuring out the implications of the California Consumer Protect Act (CCPA). And the clock is...

You don’t have to boil the ocean to achieve privacy compliance

You don’t have to boil the ocean to achieve privacy compliance When GDPR mandated Privacy Impact Assessments (PIA), lawmakers had the best of intentions. They wanted companies to understand how personal data is used in their business process. And, they wanted to see...

Rising to the Challenge of Subject Rights Requests

Rising to the Challenge of Subject Rights Requests Data privacy laws give people rights to access, delete, correct and move the data businesses collect about them. They also require businesses to follow the DSAR procedure, promptly addressing their data requests...