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Monthly Breach Report: September 2020 Edition

As companies, schools, and universities consider how to bring their employees and students back to work, on-site and in the classroom, temperature checks and privacy data have been clashing. Organizations trying to make certain it is safe to come back by using temperature checks is not so simple when they also have to be sure […]

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Applying The GDPR Lessons Learned to LGPD Compliance

In August of 2018, Brazil enacted it’s General Data Protection Law (LGPD) which will finally come into effect on August 15th. This is Brazil’s first omnibus privacy regulation. Before LGPD Brazil has had the Brazilian Internet Act to protect online users, as well as various privacy provisions in its constitution, civil codes, and various regulations. […]

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Monthly Breach Report: August 2020 Edition

From social media hacks across high-profile accounts to misconfigured server data from major genetics and genealogy services companies, these are the top data breaches to capture news headlines over the last month. Singing Like a Canary In an almost unfathomable series of data privacy events, Twitter went 3 for 3 in May, June, and now […]

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Conducting the Schrems II Assessment of Supplementary Measures

The recent decision by the Court of Justice of the European Union to invalidate the Privacy Shield’s adequacy is getting a lot of attention for its geopolitical ramifications. While the Court let the other legal mechanisms for legitimizing the cross-border transfer of personal data stand, its judgment, as well as FAQs published by the European […]

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Monthly Breach Report: July 2020 Edition

June 2020 came just about about seven months into the assault of a coronavirus generating the pandemic of COVID-19. By then, state, local, and in some cases, entire nations ordered a mishmash of inconsistent steps to manage the virus. Shelter-in-place orders, lockdowns, and ultimately curfews were imposed. The world was tuned in to favorite streaming […]

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What to Include in Your RFP and POC for Personal Information Discovery Technology

As companies are looking to minimize their risk profile and address privacy requirement, they look for tools that will allow them to meet the first step in building an effective privacy program – creating (and maintaining) an inventory of the personal information they process across their enterprise. There are many technology vendors in the market […]

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Monthly Breach Report: June 2020 Edition

Covid-19 has been spreading since Fall 2019 and has become a raging global pandemic. In that time, developers across the world have been working around the clock, building dozens of apps and systems for COVID-19 contact tracing. Each of the apps attempts to identify individuals who come in contact with a COVID-19 carrier in order […]

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Monthly Breach Report: May 2020 Edition

Until a few months ago, work-life for many individuals involved commuting to work and meeting colleagues and/or clients in person. But with the COVID-19 outbreak, ‘homes’ have become temporary offices. As a result, digital transformation has become foundational for many businesses to support the remote working model. Since the transition to remote working happened so […]

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