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We’ve all been there. Sitting around the conference room with our compliance teams, droning on about scheduling conflicts, procedural details and strategy about strategy. Here are some actual substantive ideas, initiatives and approaches to privacy, data governance and cyber-security that can get the ball rolling . 1. Policies aren’t just documents you keep around in case you might have to show them to a judge one day. Start putting them to work… Read More
As I’ve traveled around California doing my “Blessings of the CCPA” presentation, I’ve been asked repeatedly about the “average” cost of a CCPA solution from CFO’s, GC’s and IT folks alike. It’s a loaded question because there are many aspects to the law, from policy revision to website disclosures and consumer data request fulfillment. One size does not fit all and organizations need to spend time methodically planning their approach before they begin setting aside budget and other resources.
What is the CCPA and why should you care? In response to recent stateside efforts to enshrine data protection including the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), organizations are revisiting the efficacy of their Data and Information Governance (IG) programs. Laws and regulations vary by industry and company size. Yet each intend to protect consumer’s personal data by prescribing technical and governance standards backed by stiff penalties for non-compliance. What you need to… Read More
illiams Data Management, southern California’s leader in data protection, has partnered with Rafael Moscatel, managing director of Compliance and Privacy Partners, and George Baldonado, president and CEO of Oasis Technology, Inc. to host a “Data Protection, A Primer For Your Fiduciary: It’s Your Business, Protect It!” lunch in conjunction with the Century City Chamber of Commerce.
Reflections on the 40th Annual International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners Guest Post by Abby Moscatel It’s been about a week since Rafael and I returned from Europe, where we attended the 40th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners at the European Parliment’s Hemicycle in Brussels, Belgium. The thought leaders posed the single most important question facing us today: What kind of world do we want to live… Read More
Debating Ethics: Dignity and Respect in Data Driven Life, the 40th Annual Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners Two Americans walk into a EU Privacy Conference… Just a few weeks ago, a colleague reached out and reminded me “the Olympics of Privacy” were being held at the EU Parliament in Brussels in late October, and also if I’d like to attend. Well, how the heck am I supposed to turn down… Read More