RadarFirst Blog

Unlocking Your Digital Transformation Strategy

As I continue to share my thoughts on the recently published 2022 RadarFirst Privacy Incident Benchmark Report, I turn my attention to the topic of unlocking your digital transformation strategy. The phrase “digital transformation” is commonly used, and highly desired in maturing companies and industries; however, successful outcomes require the same rigor as we take with, say, product testing.

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Discovery to Assessment Timelines Down 20% for RadarFirst Users

In our latest benchmark report, we explore incident management timelines from “Discovery to Assessment,” to learn more about how our users identify and triage incidents through privacy risk assessment. From this assessment, we’re able to demonstrate that across all industries, we have helped our customers reduce this time by over 20% through the continued use of our product.

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What You Need to Know About Japan’s Amended APPI Law

On April 1, 2022, amendments to Japan’s Act on Protection of Personal Information (Amended APPI) will come online, offering new guidelines, definitions, and requirements for data incidents and breaches that impact Japanese citizens. Japan’s data laws have already placed it at the top of list of countries concerned with protecting individual data rights – it was the first country to negotiate a reciprocal “adequacy” agreement with the EU, meaning data can flow between the EU and the designated “adequate” nation without any further data measures being put in place. 

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Scaling a Privacy Program for the Future

In a special executive session of The Privacy Collective, Greg Sikes, Vice President of Product at RadarFirst, talks with Ron Whitworth, Chief Privacy Officer of Truist, one of America’s largest new banks, about what it takes to prioritize and scale privacy teams for the future.

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Changes to California Breach Notification Laws

California’s new privacy law, the California Privacy Rights Act﹘CPRA for short﹘doesn’t go into effect until Jan 1 2023, but its implications for the treatment of employee data and its confusing “look back” provision already have a lot of people talking. CPRA isn’t a replacement of the existing California Privacy Protection Action (CPPA), but rather serves to define, modify, and extend the laws on the books. One significant extension is that the older law exempted employee data from many of the requirements applied to “consumer” data and personal information. Learn more in the blog.

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