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Three Ways To Prepare for the Growing Wave of Data Privacy Laws

India could soon join a growing list of governments — the European Union, China, Brazil, and several U.S. states — that are passing data privacy laws. Introduced in the Indian parliament two years ago, India’s data privacy law, if passed, could prove to be hugely influential, as India is a popular center for offshore outsourcing […]

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Personal Data Produced By IoT Devices

Given that the Internet of Things (IoT) can produce tremendous amounts of data, security is a major concern. In addition to the initial creation of the data on an individual device, data is sent to centralized systems that collect and store it for future use. Although the data provided by IoT devices is certainly valuable […]

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What the Healthcare Industry Needs to Adopt Blockchain

Blockchain technology will not only revolutionize medical records, it will also create a patient-centric healthcare industry dramatically different from what exists today. As discussed in previous posts, blockchain is a decentralized digital ledger of transactions that records data in a way that prevents hacking and altering of data by duplicating transactions and dispersing them to […]

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Four Steps To Implementing A Successful Data Privacy Program

A number of new laws – recently passed in Europe, China, the U.S., and Brazil – are presenting an urgent need for organizations to develop data privacy policies. Not only are these laws creating compliance concerns, they are also compelling organizations to start embracing data privacy as a core value. How Can Organizations Establish Data […]

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Rethinking Your Data Privacy Practices? Consider These Three Rules

Despite a rush of new data privacy regulations around the world, many organizations have yet to transform the way they collect user data. However, due to the digitization and interconnectedness of modern-day businesses, those that wait to transform their policies may soon find themselves in trouble. “Waiting even a year or two to start building […]

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More Organizations Slapped With Big Fines Under New Privacy Laws

As the 2022 Winter Olympics began, so too did increased concerns over security. While no threats have been detected so far, the FBI has warned that various cyber criminals could try to take advantage of the Olympics to “make money, sow confusion, increase their notoriety, discredit adversaries, and advance ideological goals,” Tech Radar reported.  Among […]

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How Will Data Privacy Impact Organizations in 2022?

Since the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into full force in 2018, it has raked up record fines for organizations that have failed to comply with it. According to CNBC, authorities in the EU have administered the equivalent of $1.2 billion USD in fines since January 2021, compared to around $180 million […]

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How Does China’s New Data Privacy Law Compare with the EU’s GDPR?

Data privacy is quickly becoming a top priority for governments around the world. So far, the European Union, Brazil, and several U.S. states have all passed some form of data privacy regulation. The latest is China’s Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL), China’s new data privacy law, which went into effect on 1 November 2021. The […]

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What To Know About China’s New Data Privacy Laws

The world’s most populated country is now regulating data privacy. As of September 2021, China passed two laws that contain data processing requirements for organizations headquartered in and outside its borders: the Data Security Law (DSL) and the Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL). How might these new laws impact your organization? Here’s what you need […]

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