February 6, 2020

The Differences Between the CCPA and the GDPR

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) have a shared goal: protecting individuals’ privacy rights. Despite this common goal, there are some major differences between the two. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at the differences between the CCPA and the GDPR.

February 5, 2020

Data Privacy Day Holds Us All Accountable

We are more connected today than ever, but too often prioritize convenience over security and that is starting to catch up with us, especially when it comes to our personal data. The first six months of 2019 saw more than 3,800 publicly disclosed breaches compromising a staggering 4.1 billion personal records. One step that organizations can take to combat these destructive statistics in 2020 is by supporting initiatives like Data Privacy Day.

February 4, 2020

Privacy should propel publishers to think long term

Privacy and a robust press naturally compliment each other. Both are essential to functioning democracies and both offer tools necessary for an engaged and informed citizenry; the news gives consumers the information they need to form opinions and privacy provides them with the space in which to dissent or agree.

January 30, 2020

Data Privacy Day 2020: A Vision for the Future Event Highlights

To commemorate Data Privacy Day – an international effort held annually on Jan. 28 to generate awareness about the importance of respecting privacy, safeguarding data and enabling trust – the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) hosted “Data Privacy Day 2020: A Vision for the Future”, which was streamed live from LinkedIn in San Francisco, CA, the morning of Tuesday, Jan. 28.

January 23, 2020

3 Ways to Own Your Privacy in the Evolving Workplace

More and more employers are giving their workers the opportunity to own their workplace experience. According to a study by Global Workplace Analytics and FlexJobs, there was a 159% increase in remote work from 2005 to 2017. In fact, almost three quarters of today’s workforce consider a flexible working environment the “new normal.”

January 23, 2020

Owning Your Privacy by Managing Your Digital Footprint

A few simple actions can help you gain more control over your data and the tracks you leave in the digital snow.  Taking charge of your data privacy doesn’t mean trying to erase yourself completely from the internet. It means being intentional and cautious about the data trails you leave and knowing how to manage them. Here’s how.

January 22, 2020

Getting Started with Your CCPA Compliant Privacy Program

As of January 1, 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is in effect. This means that California residents have new data privacy rights – forcing businesses in California to implement structural changes to their privacy programs. Two of the biggest challenges that businesses face when it comes to CCPA compliance is a lack of time and bandwidth.