A Framework for Privacy Risk Self-assessment

A Framework for Privacy Risk Self-assessment

With the recent raft of worldwide privacy legislation and much more to come, organizations of all shapes and sizes are becoming forced to evolve the way they do business. Those SMEs that can’t bring their operations into compliance with the GDPR, CCPA and other data privacy laws worldwide will be at a significant competitive disadvantage, and may even find that continued non-compliant operation merely is unsustainable. In this “adapt or die” scenario, the essential first step to getting compliant is for SMEs to perform a rigorous self-assessment of their present-state data operation. There are three basic formats to self-assessment: Business units can analyze their practices. Different groups within the agency can review and analyze each other. A single appointed party …

Do These 3 Things for User Data Privacy Compliance

Do These 3 Things for User Data Privacy Compliance

Just a few short years ago, the idea of User Data Privacy Compliance on the internet was full of hesitation. It was as dubious as the idea of Miranda Rights in the Wild West. Back then, the web was, and many would argue it still is, an adolescent medium growing at supernova speed. Pioneers were only discovering boundaries long after traversing past them. Regarding personal data, the frontier mindset was prevalent: if you could catch it, you could keep it. But in recent years, this particular aspect of online exchange has finally begun to experience welcome regulation. Now, there are real consequences for actors that fail to follow regulatory requirements. Meaning the collection, storage, and exploitation of personal data. The …