GDPR International Transfer: What You Need to Know

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.99″ background_layout=”light”] 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 of any nature, … Read more

GDPR Security & Breaches: What You Must Know

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.99″ background_layout=”light”]  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 to 24,000 records … Read more

3 GDPR Principles: Accuracy, Retention, and Transparency

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.99″ background_layout=”light”] 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 personal data … Read more

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

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.99″ background_layout=”light”] “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 challenge. If … Read more

10 Steps to GDPR Readiness

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.99″ background_layout=”light”] 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 … Read more

Key Steps for GDPR Compliance

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.99″ background_layout=”light”] 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 … Read more

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

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.99″ background_layout=”light”] 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, process, and store personal data — any personal data … Read more

GDPR: 13 Key Terms You Must Know and Apply

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.99″ background_layout=”light”] Marathon runners schedule their training and running schedules based on the dates of their races. Once the date is set, runners set and achieve race goals through planning and training. They mark key dates and milestones as the race date approaches to ensure success on race day. Consider General Data … Read more

GDPR Arrives on May 25: What It Means for You

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.99″ background_layout=”light”] The data produced at home and at work have become integral to functioning in our cyber-connected world. But with the proliferation of data and interconnected devices comes the vulnerabilities affecting the access, integrity, and security of that data. Major headlines detailing breaches over the past decade affecting nearly 2 billion … Read more

Do You Know the New PII Rights under GDPR?

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.64″ background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” border_style=”solid”] What is your current address? What was the yearly salary of your last position? What is your Social Security (national insurance) number? Consider how many PII (personally identifiable information) questions your organization asks for background checks of individuals being vetted as a candidate for a new position. These … Read more