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CCPA vs. GDPR: How the Two Data Protection Regulations Compare

December 6, 2018 Compliance
by: December 6, 2018

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is the most significant development in privacy legislation in the US in recent years.  Hurriedly passed into law on 28 June 2018, the CCPA followed in the footsteps of the EU’s…

Data Protection Regulations in the Middle East

December 3, 2018 Compliance
by: December 3, 2018

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation has sparked a global legislative movement that aims to vouchsafe individuals’ privacy and curb data vulnerability. While some of these new regulations were years in the …

All You Need to Know About the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

November 19, 2018 Compliance
by: November 19, 2018

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has sparked a global movement aimed at protecting individuals’ data and enforcing stricter regulations on entities processing large amounts of data.  While some…

Australia’s Answer to the GDPR: The Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme

August 31, 2018 Compliance
by: August 31, 2018

Since its adoption the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has created a domino effect around the world, with many countries moving forward with proposals for new data protection regulations or updates to …

Two Months Later: Living in a Post-GDPR World

August 3, 2018 Compliance
by: August 3, 2018

It’s been over two months since the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has come into force on May 25th and, after a feverish rush for compliance overtook all businesses, a period of relative calm followed …

Top 5 Ways DLP can help with HIPAA compliance

July 5, 2018 Compliance
by: July 5, 2018

Health data, due to its sensitive nature, has always been considered a special category of data and invariably falls under the jurisdiction of data protection regulations. Under the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation…

Time’s Up! The GDPR is Now in Full Effect

May 25, 2018 Compliance
by: May 25, 2018

The last two weeks have been met with varying degrees of panic by companies big and small trying to finalize GDPR compliance before the new legislation’s enforcement on 25 May 2018. What feels like a million emails were sent…

New CLOUD Act Adds Fuel to Privacy Debates

May 10, 2018 Compliance
by: May 10, 2018

The Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data (CLOUD) Act was signed into law by the US President on March 23rd as part of the 2,000-page Spending Bill. The new piece of legislation addresses a controversial debate that has been…

GDPR Essentials: Data Protection Impact Assessments, When and How Should They Be Conducted?

May 4, 2018 Compliance
by: May 4, 2018

As we enter the home stretch towards the enforcement of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), with only three weeks to go until 25 May 2018, we take a closer look at one of the key requirements of the new legislation:…

France’s CNIL Takes a Pragmatic Approach to GDPR Implementation

April 26, 2018 Compliance
by: April 26, 2018

The French data protection authority, the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL) has taken a very active role in clarifying what French businesses’ responsibilities will be under the …