RadarFirst Blog

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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