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Once Again…California Sets the Tone for U.S. Data Privacy

Just when you thought you’d heard enough of newly enacted data privacy and security laws (“GDPR” ring a bell?), there’s more news on that front. The California legislature recently passed The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA). According to a report by the International Association of Privacy Professionals, CCPA will affect over 500,000 U.S. … Continue Reading

GDPR Enforcement Day is Here!

Today, May 25, 2018, is a historic day in the global data privacy and security world as it is the effective day of the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a regulation designed to protect the “personal data” of EU residents by mandating standards for processing, using, and storing that data. Many organizations … Continue Reading

High value of personal data attracts more sophisticated hackers

Since the beginning of 2014, the press has released almost daily news of companies that have experienced significant data breaches. Although retail companies tend to garner the most press, retailers aren’t the only targets. Other companies, such as social media sites, are falling victim as well. In those cases, hackers have successfully obtained thousands of … Continue Reading