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 election. The California Privacy Rights and...

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 regulatory requirements. Understanding how these concepts differ and how...

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 demonstrable proof – a tangible output – of privacy practices....

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 without placing undue burden on consumers. What they...