GDPR Compliance Post-Mortems: Lessons Learned from Facebook, Uber, and Others – Part 2

Since the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into force in May of 2018, several organizations have received substantial fines from regulatory authorities. This article discusses the lessons learned from one of those fines and the role of a data protection program in preventing future ones. In Part 1 of this series, I described […]

GDPR Compliance Post-Mortems: Lessons Learned from Facebook, Uber, and Others – Part 1

Since the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into force in May of 2018, several organizations have received substantial fines from regulatory authorities. This article discusses the lessons learned from one of those fines and the role of a data protection program in preventing future ones. On July 9, 2019, the UK Information Commissioner’s […]

The Final CCPA Amendments Are In

The Final CCPA Amendments Are In.  What They Mean To You. On Friday, October 11, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law several bills passed by the California legislature that address data protection.  Most address the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (the CCPA or Act).  Overall, the substance and strength of the Act remains […]

6 Steps for Protecting Your Intellectual Property

With all the focus on compliance requirements—PII, PCI-DSS, HIPAA, GDPR, and a plethora of other regulations—one of your company’s most important assets may be getting overlooked when it comes to data security: your intellectual property (IP). Accounting for more than 80% of market value, IP is one of your most important assets. It’s time you […]