Implementing Two-Factor Authentication In DSARs And Beyond

Implementing Two-Factor Authentication In DSARs And Beyond

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 Basics of Two-Factor Authentication Two-factor authentication, sometimes called multi-factor authentication, is exactly what it sounds like. It is a two-step process to verify that someone is who they say they are. In addition to a password, two-factor authentication requires additional information from the user. For instance, a user might have a unique code sent to their email or to an app on their phone. The user then inputs this code as part of the log-in process. Two-factor authentication …

Global Comparison Of DSARs And Data Subject Requests

Global Comparison Of DSARs And Data Subject Requests

Data subject access requests (DSARs) and data subject requests (DSRs) are among the most prominent user-facing aspects of modern privacy regulations. Effectively fulfilling users’ requests in accordance with global regulations is one of the most visible ways you can earn users’ trust. Defining DSARs and DSRs DSARs and DSRs are related terms, sometimes used interchangeably, to describe requests that end-users can make regarding their privacy rights. DSRs refer to users’ requests to access, erase, or correct their data according to the relevant regulation, such as the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). DSARs specifically refer to access requests. In other words, DSRs form an umbrella category that includes DSARs as well as other requests. This article is a guide on …

Your Guide To User Consent In Plain Terms

Your Guide To User Consent In Plain Terms

Teams need to present consent options to users in terms they can understand, and striking the balance between clarity and thoroughness is key for strong privacy ops. Here’s how your team can get there. Understanding Informed Consent In Data Privacy The cornerstone of user consent is that it is informed consent. If a user cannot understand what they are consenting to, the consent ceases to be valid in the eyes of data regulators around the world. In addition to putting your business at risk for significant fines, consent violations undermine the trustworthiness of your brand. As both users and regulators raise their expectations for respectful data practices, teams’ consent processes must be built on informed consent. Therein lies a key …