RadarFirst Blog

Digital Transformation Actualized with Automated Incident Response

There’s no better time than now to talk about embracing process change and leading the charge on digital transformation with automated incident response. Implementing Radar, incident response management software, is a smart way for organizations to actualize digital transformation across all four domains: technology, data, processes, and organizational change.

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CyberAttacks, Data Breach Threats & Preparedness

The future looks unpredictable for companies and institutions who want to protect their data from ransomware and other forms of computer hacking as we move through Q4 of 2021 and into 2022. With cyberattacks and data breach threats spiking, it’s important to know how Privacy preparedness can save time, costs, and consumer trust.

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International Regulations and the GDPR-Effect

Over 80 countries and territories have now adopted their own data privacy and security laws, with more coming to the table every year. As those in the data privacy and security community review emerging laws, the first question asked about new legislation is usually, “How does it compare to the GDPR?” Among a sea of evolving international regulations, China’s PIPL, in particular, is set to make waves. While similar to GDPR, there are some key differences. Read more in the blog.

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6 Ways to Build Trust with Privacy

Data, privacy, and trust must be interconnected. For example, organizations that manage incident response effectively likely apply best practices, which has a positive effect on trust. When it comes to incident response, here are six ways to put privacy (and trust) first.

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Reduce Privacy Risk to Build Investor Confidence

Armed with tools and their in-depth understanding of the organization’s privacy risks and requirements, the privacy team can conduct tabletop exercises to assess the most likely worst-case scenarios, providing valuable insights to executive decision-makers.

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Privacy Regulatory Trends: Personal Information and Biometric Data Privacy Laws

As more states seek to regulate and protect biometric data, companies that collect, use and store biometric data should consider creating and implementing policies and procedures that incorporate the appropriate security, notice, and consent requirements, even if they are not currently required to do so by law. However, until all 50 states amend their definitions of personal information to include biometric data, privacy leaders must navigate a patchwork of laws and regulations when performing incident risk assessments.

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Incidents, Breaches, and the Human Factor

This year’s Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report found that 85% of breaches involve “the human element.” And this high commonality between incident and data breach causes has a number of implications for privacy teams.

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Regulatory Trends: Texas Data Breach “Wall of Shame”

For privacy and compliance leaders, notifiable privacy data breaches aren’t ideal, but they are necessary. In September 2021, Texas house bill House Bill 3746 will allow the state attorney general to publicly list organizations who have issued data security breach notifications. At an important moment for privacy regulation, does this regulatory environment encourage organizations to notify when obliged, or does it discourage compliance with legislation?

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