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LegalTech West Coast Opens in San Francisco Today

June 13, 2016

Legaltech is the largest and most important gathering of legal technology professionals anywhere in the world. Attendees include decision-makers from all firm sizes who attend Legaltech to hear directly from the experts and see the latest and most innovative products & services. TRUSTe Assessment Manager was recently named a 2016 Legaltech Innovation Award Winner for Risk Management. The platform transforms how legal departments assess, analyze, and remediate global data privacy management risks. It was purpose built for privacy teams and developed with the input of global businesses and legal professionals spanning a range of industries. The first dedicated SaaS privacy assessment solution in the … Continue reading LegalTech West Coast Opens in San Francisco Today

TRUSTe Privacy Risk Summit 2016 – Highlights

June 10, 2016

250 privacy professionals converged in San Francisco this week to discuss the challenges they face in managing emerging privacy risks and share strategies for success. They enjoyed a packed day of inspiring keynotes, expert panels and, of course, networking acquiring new ideas and practical advice to take back to the office. The TRUSTe Privacy Risk Summit brought together over 50 speakers across 24 sessions and 4 parallel tracks. A highly engaged audience was captivated from the start by a culinary-inspired keynote from Hilary Wandall at Merck & Co., Inc. “Deconstructing the Privacy Risk Dish” to a personal and historic perspective on the new EU-U.S. Privacy Shield … Continue reading TRUSTe Privacy Risk Summit 2016 – Highlights

Engaging the Board is First Step Toward Privacy Risk Management – Summit Preview

June 01, 2016

EmePrivacy Risk Summit 2016

A board of directors cannot properly oversee the risks surrounding an issue it does not understand. Therefore, a key first step in advising the board about privacy and data protection is to educate the board about the company’s current vulnerabilities, its obligations, and the significant exposure and liability the company could face if those vulnerabilities and obligations are not appropriately addressed. In other words, directors should understand the risks and the business dependency on data governed by data protection and privacy regulations and what is on the horizon that could seriously impact the business, before it appears in the news. … Continue reading Engaging the Board is First Step Toward Privacy Risk Management – Summit Preview

Understanding your privacy risk exposure in Latin America – Summit Preview

May 25, 2016

Technology is booming in Latin America, and privacy laws and regulations are becoming more complex as well, since more technology generally means more data processing. Latin America is a region formed by 20 different and independent countries, so getting acquainted with 20 different laws can seem quite an ordeal. Juan Luis Hernandez Conde, Founding Partner at Novus Concilium will address this topic at the upcoming TRUSTe Privacy Risk Summit on June 8th in San Francisco. In this blog post he provides an introduction to the 5 basic principles of LATAM privacy laws.   No “one stop shop” There is no document such … Continue reading Understanding your privacy risk exposure in Latin America – Summit Preview

Privacy Risk Summit 2016 – Save The Date

February 01, 2016

We’re excited to announce the launch of the Privacy Risk Summit 2016, taking place in San Francisco on June 8. The Summit builds on the success of the EU Data Protection Conference and IoT Privacy Summits to offer an expanded program with three parallel conference tracks focusing on the risks rising from technological and regulatory change and privacy risk management best practices.  100% of attendees at EU Data Protection 2015 said the event had “met or exceeded their expectations”. The Privacy Risk Summit will bring together leading privacy practitioners, lawyers, regulators, and academics to address the top privacy risks and share proven strategies for success. … Continue reading Privacy Risk Summit 2016 – Save The Date

IoT Privacy Summit: Self-Regulation & IoT Panel

May 15, 2015

Leading up to the second annual IoT Privacy Summit on June 17 we’ll be featuring a series of blog posts about the panels and speakers at the upcoming event.   No one knows for certain the exact impact big data will have on the future of privacy, or how the government might respond to big data’s exponential growth. However, privacy experts and thought leaders can provide some educated insight into what we might be able to expect. The panel titled, “Can Self-Regulation Meet Privacy Challenges of IoT?” at the upcoming IoT Privacy Summit 2015 at 11:30 a.m. on June 17, will … Continue reading IoT Privacy Summit: Self-Regulation & IoT Panel