ID Experts Selected for Innovating with Software that Simplifies the Management of Security and Privacy Incidents Involving Regulated Data
SAN JOSE, Calif. — September 19, 2014 — Security and privacy incidents have become an everyday occurrence in industries that hold sensitive customer and patient information—referred to as regulated data. Managing data breach risks and staying in compliance with breach laws can be overwhelming, time-consuming, and prone to human error. Privacy, security, and compliance officers are turning to RADAR®, enterprise SaaS software from ID Experts, that brings simplicity and efficiency to the management of privacy and security incident response. As a result, the IAPP has selected RADAR as the winner of the HP-IAPP Privacy Innovation Award for Technology.
“HP is pleased to sponsor this award and recognize these key privacy advancements in organizations large and small,” said Hewlett Packard’s vice president and chief privacy officer, Scott Taylor. “These organizations are true innovators in developing privacy initiatives that benefit their consumers and the privacy community.”
RADAR Named Most Innovative Technology
The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) is the world’s largest organization of privacy professionals. The HP-IAPP Privacy Innovation Award for technological innovation recognizes unique technology products or services in global privacy and data protection. The IAPP selected RADAR as the most innovative privacy technology, evaluated based on its levels of innovation, breadth of adoption, and proportion of customers impacted. RADAR’s patented Breach Guidance Engine™ simplifies the assessment of security and privacy incidents providing consistent guidance and compliant workflow for meeting obligations of state and federal breach notification laws and rules. RADAR is the only patented solution for the consistent assessment of incidents.
“We are honored to be recognized by HP and the IAPP for such a prestigious award,” said Mahmood Sher-Jan, executive vice president and general manager, RADAR product unit at ID Experts. “Privacy is an immensely important issue and it requires investment in innovative solutions for privacy and security professionals to manage incidents and protect their organizations and customers. RADAR delivers unprecedented regulatory depth and flexibility and it keeps our clients up-to-date with the changing patchwork of breach regulations."
“HP-IAPP Privacy Innovation Awards celebrate advancement, vision and originality. The IAPP is proud to recognize these organizations for their commitment to innovation and to the privacy industry. In addition to those formally recognized with this award, we saw an array of programs and services that benefit the industry. This is a true testament to the interest we are seeing in online privacy,” said J. Trevor Hughes, CIPP, president and CEO of the IAPP.
A video explaining how RADAR works is available here.
About the IAPP
The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) is the largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community and resource, helping practitioners develop and advance their careers and organizations manage and protect their data. Founded in 2000, the IAPP is a not-for-profit association that helps define, support and improve the privacy profession globally. More information about the IAPP is available atwww.privacyassociation.org.
About ID Experts
ID Experts provides software and services to simplify the complexities of managing privacy and security incident response. Its award-winning RADAR® software is relied on by some of the largest healthcare, insurance, and financial services organizations to reduce risks and ensure compliance. For more than a decade, ID Experts has provided data breach services and managed thousands of incidents. Endorsed by the American Hospital Association, ID Experts is an advocate for privacy and participates with the Consumer Federation of America, the PHI Protection Network and Patient Privacy Rights.
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