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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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 15, 2019

Something we discuss pretty frequently around here at RadarFirst is the idea of sensitive data: what we call protected health information, personally identifiable information, or just personal data. We are constantly considering what qualifies as protected data under specific regulations, what risk the data may pose to individuals should it be disclosed in some way […]

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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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