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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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Monthly Breach Report: April 2020 Edition

While the world is battling the deadly outbreak of COVID-19, cybercriminals are capitalizing on the crisis to carry out data breaches unabatedly. The last month of Q1 recorded some of the year’s biggest data breaches to date. With businesses on the brink of pandemic-induced economic recession, falling victim to a data breach can be devastating.  […]

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Guidance for a Cloud Migration PIA

There’s something exciting about migrating data to a new environment. It’s an opportunity to start fresh, like the decluttering and reorganizing we do before we move to a new house. It’s also the time to really think about what personal data we are migrating and how we intend to allow for its processing. Since companies […]

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WHO Confirmed: Data Privacy Matters, Even During a Global Pandemic

“Yes, I would say this is probably the first epidemic or pandemic of the 21st century in which the full power of information technology, social media, artificial intelligence is being applied to almost every aspect of this response…” That was how Dr. Michael Ryan, executive director of the World Health Organization (WHO) Health Emergencies Programme, […]

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Monthly Breach Report: March 2020 Edition

As more and more businesses are facing the wrath of data beaches globally, the wave of compromised data is getting worse. According to research by PCI Pal, an overwhelming 83% US consumers will stop their spending with an organization for several months in the immediate aftermath of a security breach, and more than 21% of […]

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Data in the Time of Coronavirus

As the experience of living through a global pandemic sinks in, we are adjusting to a new reality. Airports are half-empty, hand sanitizers are the price of good wine, and if you want to clear out a quiet corner in a busy coffee shop, all you have to do is cough for 30 seconds and […]

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