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Sep 21 2016

Didn’t make it to IAPP P.S.R. 2016? Here’s the Recap

If you were at IAPP’s Privacy Security Risk conference last week in San Jose, then you enjoyed presentations from keynote speakers ranging from Gerhard Eschelbeck, VP of Security and Privacy at Google to Monica Lewinsky, Social Activist and Writer. The daily sessions gave you both high level overviews and practical tips for dealing with GDPR, …

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Sep 15 2016

TRUSTe Launches Data Inventory 2.0

TRUSTe announced today at the Privacy.Security.Risk Conference the availability of Data Inventory 2.0 to help businesses prepare to meet privacy regulations including the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and minimize data governance risk across their enterprise. The solution combines TRUSTe’s Data Inventory and Classification service, introduced in 2015, along with the new TRUSTe Data …

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Sep 08 2016

TRUSTe Assessment Manager Passes 1,000 Company Milestone; Version 3.0 Released

With more than 1,000 companies now using TRUSTe Assessment Manager to assess and manage privacy compliance risk, TRUSTe announced today that version 3.0 of the award-winning solution is now available.  The Assessment Manager 3.0 release introduces a host of new features including support for TRUSTe managed assessments,  increased collaboration, enhanced reporting, an expanded privacy template library, and …

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Sep 01 2016

Enforcing the Russian Localization Law

The Russian Data Localization Law came into effect a year ago today on September 1st, 2015. On February 12th, 2016 the Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation (MinComSvyaz) issued Guidance that addresses the comments received from public, and provided guidance on how to comply with the Law. Since the Russian Data …

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Aug 31 2016

September Spotlight: IAPP Privacy Security Risk; Changing Role of the CPO

IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2016 September 13-16 San Jose San Jose is home to the upcoming IAPP Privacy.Security.Risk (P.S.R.) conference once again. The conference brings together attendees from privacy, technology and security backgrounds to focus on today’s innovations and challenges of data protection. TRUSTe will be participating in different ways throughout the conference: Come say …

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Aug 30 2016

Third Party Alternate Dispute Resolution

Initial Privacy Shield deadlines are just around the corner and EU GDPR compliance isn’t far behind. These fast-approaching dates are stirring up a renewed interest in a solution TRUSTe has been offering for years – alternative privacy dispute resolution. Offering alternative dispute resolution (ADR) gives customers confidence that you are committed to their privacy and helps …

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Aug 17 2016

HIPAA Turns 20

By Margaret Alston, Senior Privacy Consultant Among fanfare for the 20th birthday of the Heath Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), we have also seen the largest HIPAA settlement ($5.55 million) – laid at the feet of Advocate Health Care. This last case was on the heels of two July 2016 settlements: $2.75 million with …

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Aug 16 2016

Over 500 Companies Working with TRUSTe to Comply with EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

TRUSTe announced today that it is working with over 500 companies to assess and verify compliance with the new requirements for the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield and provide dispute resolution services. In order to meet the spike in demand since the Department of Commerce (DOC) started accepting submissions on August 1st, TRUSTe is using Assessment Manager, the award-winning technology platform …

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