RADAR Blog

The Compliance Trifecta: Privacy, Security, and Legal

Unless you’re storing grain on a farm, I think we can all agree that silos are bad, and that collaborative efforts are good. So why do silos continue to plague the business world?

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Benchmarking Data Indicates Human Error Prevailing Cause of Breaches, Incidents

This article is part of an ongoing IAPP Privacy Advisor series on privacy program metrics and benchmarking for incident response management. Find earlier installments of this series here. 

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Regulatory Watchlist: Recent Changes to State Data Breach Notification Regulations

A number of state data breach bills have recently gone into effect, or are poised to go into effect in the next two months. Continuing our series of articles around trends in state data breach notification laws, let’s take a look at this legislation and see what trends we can identify.

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TrustArc, RADAR join forces to help with GDPR compliance and beyond

This abridged news article was originally published by the IAPP in their Privacy Tech publication. Click here to read the full story by Ryan Chiavetta, CIPP/US.

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TrustArc and RADAR, Inc. Partner to Power Comprehensive Privacy Solutions to Manage Global Compliance Requirements

Partnership provides businesses with access to innovative privacy tech solutions to operationalize compliance with data privacy and breach notification regulations, including the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

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Benchmarking incident response: The state (or states) of privacy incidents

This article is part of an ongoing IAPP Privacy Advisor series on privacy program metrics and benchmarking for incident response management. Find earlier installments of this series here. 

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Takeaways from the 22nd Annual HCCA Compliance Institute: Complexity and Change in Federal and State Compliance Efforts

Last week saw a great migration of healthcare compliance, privacy, and risk officers to sunny Las Vegas for the annual HCCA Compliance Institute. Wandering the halls of the event, you were likely to overhear people on their phones between sessions, urgently relaying what they’d just learned to their teams back home. This need to quickly disseminate information learned at the conference speaks to the quality of the conference content and the value of the speakers at the event.

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State Attorneys General Flex Muscles in Response to Proposed Federal Data Breach Notification Standard

In recent years, we have seen growing influence of state attorneys general in the realm of consumer data protections. State laws are increasingly requiring AGs be notified in the event of a breach, and state AGs are taking action for noncompliance, filing lawsuits for failure to notify within the required timeframe and reaching hefty monetary settlements for paper based data breaches.  

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Benchmarking Data and Healthcare Challenges: Compliance with State and HIPAA Breach Notification Rules

Privacy or security incidents involving protected health information (PHI) and personally identifiable information (PII) are more than just probable in healthcare settings–they are inevitabile. And this makes sense, as heavily regulated industries like healthcare rely on highly personal and sensitive data to provide care, and the abundance of such data presents higher risk of unauthorized disclosures – unintentional or malicious. The frequency and types of risks to an organization’s data are growing wider, as well, from a ransomware attack or a breach in your Electronic Health Record (EHR), to a simple misdirected mailing or improper disposal of paper records.

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The Human Side of Privacy: 2018 IAPP Global Privacy Summit Recap

For those tasked with the daily, detailed work of ensuring their organizations’ compliance with data breach notification regulations–particularly in light of the complexity of preparing for new regulations to go into effect, namely GDPR–it could be easy to forget the person in personal data. Speakers from this year’s IAPP Global Privacy Summit reminded us of just how reductive that vantage point can be, touching on the very human element that lies behind every privacy incident.

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