GDPR International Transfer: What You Need to Know

GDPR International Transfer: What You Need to Know You might be surprised to learn the concept of data transfer predates the earliest computers. According to Dr. Carl Rebman at the University of San Diego, data communications are defined as “any process that permits the passage from a sender to one or more receiver of information


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GDPR Security & Breaches: What You Must Know

GDPR Security & Breaches: What You Must Know  According the 2017 Ponemon Cost of Data Breach Study, the global average cost of a data breach is $3.2 million. The good news: that cost is down 10% over previous years. The bad news: companies in the study have experienced larger breaches (an increase of 1.8% equating


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3 GDPR Principles: Accuracy, Retention, and Transparency

3 GDPR Principles: Accuracy, Retention, and Transparency We’ve shared many details surrounding the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) enforcement date beginning 25 May 2018 — and there is a lot of information out there. Perhaps a question continues to pop up: Why the GDPR? Ultimately, the GDPR codifies principles and practices to help secure the


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“Congratulations, You’re Our New DPO!” Now What?

“Congratulations, You’re Our New DPO!” Now What? “Congratulations, You’re Our New DPO!” Now What? Perhaps you were the last one to arrive at the meeting and the rest of your colleagues volunteered you. Of course, your boss said, “This is valuable work; you are just the person for the role,” so you rose to the


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10 Steps to GDPR Readiness

10 Steps to GDPR Readiness 10 Steps to GDPR Readiness How do you know when you’re ready? REALLY ready? This question is more than just a one-in-a-lifetime moment in a person’s mind watching their spouse-to-be walk down the aisle. It pops up at all major crossroads and significant milestones: college graduation, the birth of your


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Key Steps for GDPR Compliance

Key Steps for GDPR Compliance It’s coming…are you ready? On 25 May 2018, the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect. It is the first comprehensive attempt at establishing data compliance standards across national economies. It establishes timelines to notify users of data breaches, penalties for non-compliance, and details specific rights for citizens


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GDPR: Power to the People or What You Must Know about Data Subject Rights

GDPR: Power to the People or What You Must Know about Data Subject Rights As the May 25 date for GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) implementation zooms closer, now is the time to review and understand your organization’s responsibilities regarding the rights of data subjects (also known as “every person”). GDPR requires organizations that collect,


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