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The latest news and announcements about Ethyca, our products, and our ecosystem, as well as voices from across our community.

Strong password practices are essential for keeping your company's and users' data safe, in processing DSARs and in your general business practices. However, passwords are just one part of the equation. For next-level protection, here's the 411 on 2FA: two-factor authentication.
The privacy power-players in 2021 aren't federal lawmakers - they're tech giants. However, the year is young, and lawmakers already have the enthusiasm to drive privacy progress. They just need to channel it into a federal privacy law.
Some historical perspective on consent management can help steer teams building for robust privacy operations today. Here are 3 steps to enable more effective consent management in 2021.
International Law Concept

Privacy Regulation Tracker

Ethyca Team

A concise rundown from Ethyca on the latest in state, US, and global privacy regulations.

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About Consent Management

About Consent Management

Ethyca Team

Consent is at the heart of modern privacy compliance. In this article, we look at how to build robust consent frameworks for laws like GDPR and CCPA.

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About Data Mapping

About Data Mapping

Ethyca Team

Data maps are the lynchpins of modern privacy. In this article, we look at how to build the perfect business data map for compliance with laws like GDPR and CCPA.

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About Data Subject Requests

About Data Subject Requests

Ethyca Team

Data subject requests and DSARs are core functions in modern privacy ops. In this article, we show how to successfully fulfill these requests in compliance with laws like GDPR and CCPA.

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Is This Thing On? Decoding Audacity’s Privacy Update

Ethyca Team

Changes in the data-collection policy for a hugely popular audio editing app are highlighting old and new tensions in digital trustworthiness, and how open-source software can offer solutions.

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Meet The Colorado Privacy Act

Meet The Colorado Privacy Act: An Intro To CPA Compliance

Ethyca Team

Colorado joins the ranks of California and Virginia in passing comprehensive consumer privacy legislation. Here’s how the latest privacy law stacks up to other frameworks, and what it could teach us about the future of American privacy regulation.

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See A Dark Pattern

See A Dark Pattern, Defeat A Dark Pattern

Ethyca Team

I first learned about dark UX patterns when I worked at Blizzard Entertainment, where our UX team fought endlessly to thwart any experiences that could be remotely perceived as dark patterns,

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Data Erasure In Distributed Systems

Data Erasure In Distributed Systems

Ethyca Team

My talk at this year’s Privacy Engineering Practice and Respect (PEPR) conference came on the heels of the Colorado House voting to pass the state’s comprehensive privacy legislation.

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Big Tech As Its Own Privacy Regulator

Big Tech As Its Own Privacy Regulator, Part 2: For Kids

Austin Kraft

On policy and product fronts, children’s privacy is taking the national stage. In understanding the market and legal forces at work, a striking vision for general consumer privacy comes into focus.

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