GDPR and Data Loss Protection: A Guide to Safeguarding Your Data

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on May 25, 2018. Hailed as the most significant change in data privacy regulations in two decades, GDPR was the result of years of intense activity and discussions among legislators, consumer groups, the legal community, and data privacy specialists.


What You Need to Know About California’s New Data Protection Law

Senate Bill 1121, more commonly known as the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) was passed on September 23, 2018, and becomes effective on January 1, 2020. Already being compared to the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the new law focuses on privacy rights and encompasses both consumer protection and data protection. Thus, organizations need to know how to secure and protect information to meet the CCPA’s regulatory requirements.


Six Myths People Still Believe About GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force in May 2018, and by the letter of the law, virtually every business in the UK needs to comply with it. However, there are still some misconceptions surrounding the law and what it means to organisations. This can lead to difficult situations where mistakes can be made.


A GDPR Compliance Checklist for Evaluating Your Data Strategy

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) represents one of the most comprehensive reforms to data regulation in recent times. It affects how companies around the globe approach their strategies for external data protections (like data security), as well as internal data access and usage. The purpose is to give EU and UK individuals more transparency and control over their personal data.


Student Data Privacy Laws by State

Most educators know about the federal student data privacy laws such as the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) administered by the US Department of Education. However, modern schools increasingly adopt new technologies such as cloud service providers for managing everything from homework assignments in Google Drive to education data in records management data systems.


Understanding the California Privacy Law Requirements

Another year, another privacy law on the horizon. In 2018, the big push for compliance with the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In 2019, companies are reeling from the new law governing data protection passed by ballot initiative. The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) intends to place on companies who collect California residents’ personal information. But the question remains, in the morass of regulatory writing, “What is the CCPA?


French Data Protection Authority fines Google €50 million under the GDPR

France’s national data protection authority (CNIL — Commission Nationale de l’informatique et des Libertés) ordered its first sanction under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, or as commonly called as the GDPR. In this sanction, the CNIL fined Google a whopping €50 million because of Google’s failure to comply with the GDPR provisions when a user sets up his new Android phone and follows the subsequent process.


GDPR Requirements for Cookie Policies

As a business owner, you know the European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect in May 2018. However, one of the most confusing aspects for a lot of businesses, large and small, has been the infamous “cookie policy.” No matter where your business resides, your website reaches customers protected by the GDPR which means you need to understand how to implement a GDPR compliant cookie policy.