RadarFirst Blog

Regulatory Trends to Watch in 2020: The Expanding Scope of Personal Information

In the first nine months of 2019, an average of 7.1% of data privacy or security incidents were breaches that required notification. These incidents had passed through a compliant, multi-factor risk assessment to determine the potential harm for affected individuals. Without this assessment, many companies could report a greater percentage of breaches that require notification.  […]

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How Top Execs Will Prioritize Privacy in 2020

Data is your company’s biggest asset. Many critical business decisions are based on insights from the data you hold. Biometrics, AI, the Internet of Things (IoT), and other technologies create even more opportunities to further use data to benefit your business. But the more data you have, the greater the privacy and security risks. In […]

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Healthcare Privacy Concerns: Balancing Patient Care and Compliance

Last week during the regional Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) conference in Nashville, I was lucky enough to host a gathering of executives from privacy and compliance for a private executive dinner with Adam Greene, an influential thought leader in privacy and partner with Davis Wright Tremaine. Adam moderated a robust discussion that explored HIPAA […]

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The Pitfalls of Over-reporting Under the GDPR

After much fanfare, the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect in May of 2018. In May 2019, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) issued its 1-year assessment of the GDPR. In the first year, over 89,000 data breaches had been logged by EEA Supervisory Authorities.

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On Our Radar: November 1, 2019

How is it already November? Halloween is behind us, and thank goodness for that! Privacy professionals have more than enough to scare and trick us in our professional lives already–did you read my colleague Dorothy’s recent post about the rise in heart attacks following a ransomware data breach? 

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