Risk & Compliance
It’s not easy being in Privacy, Legal, or Compliance these days.
Your organisation faces increased liability risks associated with non-compliance to new and existing privacy regulations, data breaches and cybersecurity attacks. You’re tasked with demonstrating your governance and compliance efforts while also minimising legal risk, reducing costs and improving productivity across your legal operations.
In the midst of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Google and Apple have teamed together to implement a COVID-19 tracking system. This system will allow users to share personal data through Bluetooth technology and send alerts if they've been in contact with someone who's tested positive for the virus. With an extreme rush to implement these tracking capabilities and CCPA enforcement still on track for July 1, 2020, many are concerned that privacy regulations will be brushed under the rug.
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The GDPR goes a long way in ensuring protection and privacy of user data. An organisation’s third-party partners are also legally obligated to comply with all aspects of the regulation to ensure consistency and true protection for consumers. In practice, organisations should convey their policies and procedures to their third parties and monitor compliance to foster complete protection across all channels of commerce.
Things aren't exactly how we all imagined they would be right now, and that's putting it lightly. In these challenging times, we're here to provide education and techniques for weathering the storm as best as possible.
Without the right technology, tracking custodian status changes—such as departures, departmental transfers, or extended leaves of absence—is one of the more difficult jobs for in-house legal professionals involved in legal holds and preserving electronically store information (ESI).
Most of our staff need to work from home now, and Teams seems the obvious means of collaboration. It’s important we don’t curb people’s productivity, but at the same time we’re concerned about information privacy and security protocols being breached if users are unwittingly careless. How can we achieve a safe middle ground?
With the huge amounts of data that companies keep these days, finding responsive data can be tough. But what makes that easier is minimizing the data that you do have - which also greatly helps mitigate risk. But the highest risk right now may be in letting your TP stock drop below 24 or 25 rolls. You know, just to be safe.
By 2023, modern privacy regulations will cover 65% of the world’s personal data, up from 10% today. Moreover, self-service portals for preference and consent management will be far more prevalent than they are today.
Data privacy and cybersecurity regulations like the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and California’s Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) have dramatically expanded consumer privacy rights—and there are more laws like them on the horizon. This regulatory increase has led to the need to establish better privacy measures across enterprises, which includes minimizing legal risks and exposure to data breaches.