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What did the EU GDPR effective date mean for US companies?

On May 25, the EU GDPR went into effect. Prior to this day, there was much speculation as companies prepared for the rigors of this new privacy regulation - would companies be prepared? Would regulators? How would the public react? 

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Benchmarking incidents involving regulated data as the GDPR looms

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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Clarification from Working Party 29 on Key Breach Notification Terms

On November 28, 2017, the Article 29 Working Party (WP29) closed its public consultation period for WP250, guidance issued by the European advisory body on personal data breach notifications to supervisory authorities and data subjects under the GDPR.

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Increasing Privacy Technology Investments and Other Takeaways from the 2017 IAPP-EY Annual Governance Report

Last month during the annual Privacy.Security.Risk. event, the IAPP released the results of the 2017 IAPP-EY Annual Governance Report. We always look forward to this report, now in its third year, having now compiled survey responses provided by nearly 600 privacy professionals across the globe. The findings have been consistent with what we’re hearing from customers and industry partners, who are making frantic efforts to prepare to comply with the rigors of GDPR and its risk based framework.

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Upcoming Webinar: GDPR and Incident Response

The clock is ticking - the deadline to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now less than a year away, and having an incident response plan in place and ready to implement should be a primary item on your preparation checklist. With notification timelines of 72 hours, and fines that could reach 4% of global annual revenue, the risk of noncompliance is significant.

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IAPP Matchup: The Philippines' Data Privacy Act and the General Data Protection Regulation

This article By Alex Wall, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, CIPM, was originally published in the IAPP Privacy Tracker.

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GDPR Matchup: The APEC Privacy Framework and Cross-Border Privacy Rules

This article By Alex Wall, CIPP/E, CIPP/US was originally published in the IAPP Privacy Tracker.

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Evolving Conversations on the General Data Protection Regulation

It’s been over a year since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was adopted, and one year until it takes effect. In my recent travels to conferences, seminars, and meetings with leaders in privacy across the US, the GDPR and its fast-approaching May 2018 effective date seems to be top-of-mind for privacy professionals.

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Preparing to Comply with the GDPR: Start Now, Plan to Invest

This article by Alex Wall was originally published on the Compliance & Ethics Blog. Click here to view the original version of this article.

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Three Data Breach Developments to Watch: Increasingly Complex State and Federal Privacy Laws

In a recent webinar I had an opportunity to discuss some of the emerging developments I’ve seen in privacy laws at the state and federal level. The topics covered in the webinar – increasing stringency in state laws, varying penalties for noncompliance across state jurisdictions, and recent federal penalties and what they could mean for future enforcements – can be angst-inducing.

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Preparing for the GDPR: Start Now, Plan to Invest

In May of 2018, Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) will take effect throughout the European Union. While this advance date may seem far off now, the work ahead of companies dealing in international data exchange is substantial, and the clock is already ticking.

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Layering Compliance: Where GDPR, Privacy Shield, and NISD Meet

Thoughts from last week’s Privacy. Security. Risk. event presented by IAPP Privacy Academy and CSA Congress.

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5 Sessions We’re Excited About at IAPP’s Privacy. Security. Risk. Conference

Next week, 1500+ security, legal, risk, and regulatory professionals will gather in San Jose for the third annual IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. event.

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