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Is the California Consumer Privacy Act Really Going to Make a Difference?

The March meeting of the Los Angeles chapter of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) dove into the topic of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Without going into... […]

What if You Just Ignored the GDPR?

Given the near ubiquity of GDPR fear, uncertainty and doubt — and the ink spilled over complying with it (not to mention the untold consulting dollars spent doing so) — at first blush, the idea of... […]

How to Manage Big Data

When it comes to managing big data, there are two competing schools of thought. One says that you should put all the information in a data lake, so you can magically find all these patterns to better... […]

Case Study: Investment Firm Launches Information Governance Program

Like any organization dealing with personal and protected data, financial services companies are looking to develop the right information governance practices to minimize risk and improve information... […]

Privacy in 2019: How Good Information Governance Can Help Manage Breaches, GDPR, and New U.S. State Laws

Information governance and privacy expert Jim Polka offers predictions and recommendations for privacy in 2019: […]

Four Information Security Must-dos in 2019: Minimize Risk, Focus on Privacy, Leverage Office 365, and Use File Analytics

Every year, I say I hate prediction posts. And yet every year I write one. This year I'm converting my information security predictions into actionable advice.  […]

Three Privacy Trends in 2019: More Breaches, More GDPR Compliance, and New State-level Laws

Data privacy is about trust. Can your customers trust that you are handling their information appropriately, doing everything you can to protect their information, and making sure you’re not keeping... […]

Six Information Security Trends in 2019: Focus on Government, Cloud, eDiscovery, Reputational Risk, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence

The last two years have been pretty rough on organizations when it comes to information security. As a result of last year’s very large, visible breaches—and the year-long focus on GDPR—chief... […]

Take Our Survey: Does Your Privacy Compliance Program Measure Up?

Over the past year, the number of privacy breaches has just kept growing. What are you doing to protect your customers’ (and employees’) privacy, especially in light of compliance regulations such as... […]

What California’s New Privacy Law Means for Business

The California Legislature passed a tough new consumer privacy bill earlier this summer. The question is whether the Golden State now leads the nation in instituting GDPR-type rules, and what... […]