PI vs PII: How CCPA Redefines What Is Personal Data

The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) is the first-of-its-kind U.S. law that gives greater privacy rights to consumers who reside in the state. Borrowing many of the core principles of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Act enshrines significant rights for consumers by granting them unprecedented control over their personal … Continued

DSARs: The Essential Privacy Problem

DSARs or data subject access requests are in some ways the most elemental requirement to emerge from the new wave of privacy regulations like GDPR and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). DSARs herald that individuals have a legal right to their data even after sharing it with an organization. This requirement, often labeled as … Continued

Correlation Vs Classification: Reimagining Data Discovery in the Age of GDPR

With the advent of the privacy era, and the looming General Data Protection Regulation, organizations are starting to realize that relying on classification for data discovery has hit its limit. GDPR, and privacy more broadly is about whose data you have, not just what data you have. Privacy is centered on identity; it’s about people. … Continued

Always On – The New Era of Continuous Privacy Compliance

The EU General Data Protection Regulation is only months away, and more organizations are beginning to contemplate what they need to do for compliance. Many will begin their efforts with survey based Privacy Impact Assessments, because for many privacy professionals that is what they are most familiar with. However, as the “DP” in GDPR will … Continued

Data State of Mind: Know Your Customer, Know Their Data

Consumer data is a big deal to the consumers who share the data, the companies that collect and process the data, and the governments that oversee the protection and usage of that data. Opinions on fair use of the data are in no way universal. March alone saw NY State pass a new regulation to … Continued