2019: Global Privacy Gets Personal

2018 was a watershed year for privacy. The passage of the EU GDPR ushered in a new era in which data privacy became a first-order data security and governance problem warranting corporate attention and investment. This is not to say that the profession of privacy began last year. Quite the opposite.  Regulations covering privacy protection … Continued

Survey or Scan? Can You Achieve Data Privacy Without Accurate Data Knowledge?

Generating a data map and inventorying personal data for data knowledge are at the top of the to-do list for companies aiming to meet the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements. Data knowledge is essential for verifying compliant data collection and processing.  Some vendors promise to make privacy compliance easier by streamlining email survey-taking … Continued

Seeing Is Believing: Better Data Compliance Through Smarter Data Visualization

Data is at the heart of the modern digital business. It defines how users engage and interact with a business. Understanding and analyzing customer content is, of course, not a new pursuit. The whole field of Big Data is a response to the need to better understand and anticipate customer behaviors by understanding the digital … Continued

Meeting GDPR Data Subject Rights Through Automation

Some of the new EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) privacy requirements can seem daunting at first blush to a company that is subject to them. Unlike SOX for example which prescribes the use of controls for data access without detailing specifics, GDPR enshrines very specific rights to EU citizens around their data which places … Continued