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Mar
07
2016

Details of EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework Published

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On February 29, 2016 after more than two years of negotiations the U.S. Department of Commerce released details of how the new EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Program would operate and the European Commission published a draft Decision on the adequacy of the framework. Across 100+ pages the Privacy Shield documentation ends the uncertainty that many businesses …

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Mar
01
2016

New IAPP/TRUSTe Study: Privacy Brings Security Results

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A joint study released today by the IAPP and TRUSTe finds more and more companies are turning to privacy expertise to enhance security results and protect against data breaches. The study – How IT & InfoSec Value Privacy – polled 550 privacy, IT and information security professionals across the globe in December and January. The findings reveal …

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Feb
29
2016

APEC Data Privacy Subgroup Meeting Wraps in Lima, Peru

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Peru hosted the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation’s Data Privacy Subgroup working meetings from February 22 – February 27 and was attended by TRUSTe CEO Chris Babel and TRUSTe Director of Policy Josh Harris. This year marked one of the largest US delegations in recent years, including representatives from over a dozen US companies and led …

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Feb
26
2016

Join TRUSTe at the RSA Conference 2016

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We are excited to take part in this year’s RSA Conference 2016 in San Francisco next week. If you are attending the Conference, make sure to come say hello at one of the following: North Expo Exhibit Hall, Booth #N3017 Get a demo of the new TRUSTe Assessment Manager 2.0, our groundbreaking privacy automation solution …

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Feb
17
2016

TRUSTe Assessment Manager Product Feature Series – Part 2

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With the 2.0 release of Assessment Manager, TRUSTe now provides the privacy office with even more control over its privacy program. From the comprehensive privacy dashboard to management of privacy remediation action plans, this five part blog series will highlight the latest updates. Part 2 – Creating your Online Assessment Templates The December 2015 release …

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Feb
16
2016

Amendments to Japan’s Personal Information Protection Act

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Japan’s Law Concerning the Protection of Personal Information first came into effect on April 1, 2005 and stands as one of Asia’s oldest privacy laws. The recent amendments passed by the Japanese Diet on September 3, 2015 will apply to any domestic, as well as, foreign business operators that collect personal data in the course …

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Feb
09
2016

TRUSTe Assessment Manager Product Feature Series – Part 1

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With the 2.0 release of Assessment Manager, TRUSTe now provides the privacy office with even more control over its privacy program. From the comprehensive privacy dashboard to management of privacy remediation action plans, this five part blog series will highlight the latest updates. Part 1 – Your New Privacy Program Dashboard The December 2015 2.0 release …

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Feb
02
2016

EU and US Agree on New Transatlantic Privacy Shield to Replace Safe Harbor

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After months of intensive negotiations, today (February 2) the European Commission and the United States announced agreement on a new framework for transatlantic data flows: the EU-US Privacy Shield. This new framework will protect the rights of Europeans where their data is transferred to the United States and provide a path to legal certainty for …

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