30 January, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

GDPR Data Subject Rights: How to Handle the Requests

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is designed to respond to a growing concern about inappropriate use of personal data and add responsibilities for companies for their response to data breaches. In this article, we explore GDPR data subject rights, including what a data subject...
17 December, 2019 | Ryan Brooks

Data Subject Access Request (DSAR): The Essentials

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) grants individuals the right to find out what personal data an organization (called a data controller) holds about them by submitting a data subject access request (DSAR). This right is detailed in Article 15, “Right of access by the data...
12 December, 2019 | Ryan Brooks

The Right to be Forgotten: EU laws and U.S. Concerns

One of the fundamental data privacy rights protected under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the right to be forgotten. This GDPR provision can be quite a burden for organizations because each request to delete a data subject’s personal data needs to be evaluated individually and...
15 November, 2019 | Ryan Brooks

The New York SHIELD Act: Key Provisions

The hottest IT concern today is undoubtedly data privacy. With personal data being exposed in massive breaches, resulting in issues like identity theft, state governments are adopting privacy protection laws, and a federal U.S. privacy bill is also in the works. In particular, the New York...
5 November, 2019 | Ryan Brooks

Data Privacy Trends, Issues and Concerns

One defining feature of 2019 was an increasing focus on data privacy around the world, including a variety of new government regulations. Data privacy is a hot topic because cyber attacks are increasing in size, sophistication and cost. Accenture reports that the average cost of cybercrime has...
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