14

AUG 2019

GDPR Lessons Can Prep US Cos. For State Data Privacy Laws

The global landscape of privacy legislation continues to change on what, at times, feels like a daily basis. Much of the content discussion is now centered around the California Consumer Privacy Act, which will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2020. The legislation is still pending clarification from lawmakers on various elements… Read More

31

JUL 2019

Nymity Report: Taking the Pulse of the Privacy Office

Despite recent efforts to weaken it, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is still going into effect on January 1, 2020. Alongside it, more states creating data protection regulations every day, the need for organizations to have bulletproof privacy compliance programs is becoming increasingly vital… Read More

30

JUL 2019

Teresa Troester-Falk on California’s New Privacy Law

The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has kept compliance officers busy for the last few years, and has kept consumers clicking “I Accept” more than they ever imagined. For those thinking the wave of work is over, it’s time to think again. The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is due to go into effect on January 1, 2020… Read More

24

JUL 2019

Privacy Officers Share Best Practices for Reporting to the Board

Determining how, and how often, to present privacy issues to the board of directors can be challenging both for privacy officers with seats at the boardroom table and for those still seeking seats. We share advice on tackling these challenges… Read More

19

JUL 2019

All Eyes on How Ireland Will Handle Big Tech and GDPR

Ireland—home EU regulator to Big Tech firms including Google, Twitter, and Facebook—is the key country not to have issued a GDPR-related fine yet, though the regulator has said it has started at least 19 inquiries into the sector. That includes one into Facebook over its password security measures and another into Google over concerns that its online… Read More

17

JUL 2019

New Study Reveals Privacy Compliance Education Gap

The new California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is shaping up to be the toughest privacy law in the U.S. Nymity’s Chief Global Privacy Strategist, Teresa Troester-Falk, discusses what organizations need to do to adapt to the changing U.S. privacy law landscape… Read More

12

JUL 2019

GDPR to CCPA and Beyond: Overcoming Challenges to Timely Privacy Compliance

The new California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is shaping up to be the toughest privacy law in the U.S. Nymity’s Chief Global Privacy Strategist, Teresa Troester-Falk, discusses what organizations need to do to adapt to the changing U.S. privacy law landscape… Read More

12

JUL 2019

From GDPR to CCPA: The importance of timely privacy compliance

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has played a major role in influencing existing and new privacy regulations around the world. The majority of these legislations share a common goal, that of enabling people to have more control and ownership of their personal data… Read More

09

JUL 2019

Data protection: How privacy can be a benefit, not a burden

Data privacy has been viewed as a burden that carries with it significant costs and few tangible benefits. This has been compounded historically by the aim of gathering as much data as possible about users, thus providing greater opportunities for monetising the data, such as through targeted advertising… Read More

03

JUL 2019

CCPA: Why ‘Wait and See’ Doesn’t Work

The one-year anniversary of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) recently passed, but the global landscape of privacy legislation continues to change on what, at times, feels like a daily basis. Much of the current discussion is now turning to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which will enter into application on 1 Jan 2020… Read More

23

JUN 2019

Episode 95 — Interview of Teresa Troester-Falk, Chief Global Privacy Strategist at Nymity, on the California Consumer Privacy Act

The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (the “Act”) was signed into law by California Governor Jerry Brown on June 28, 2018, after being hastily introduced in the California Legislature just a few days prior… Read More

23

JUN 2019

Episode 95 — Interview of Teresa Troester-Falk, Chief Global Privacy Strategist at Nymity, on the California Consumer Privacy Act

The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (the “Act”) was signed into law by California Governor Jerry Brown on June 28, 2018, after being hastily introduced in the California Legislature just a few days prior… Read More

13

JUN 2019

Nymity Tackles Privacy Compliance With Research, Minimizing Time To Compliance

Management of enterprise data privacy is now table stakes, thanks to regional regulations such as the EU’s GDPR and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Extraterritorial reach and the burden of potential fines are reason enough to implement processes and technologies that support systematic data privacy… Read More

12

JUN 2019

CCPA Priorities: Tackling Data Subject Rights Requests and Vendors

While changes to and further clarity on the California Consumer Privacy Act are expected, some requirements will not go away and certain tasks should be tackled as soon as possible. This second installment of our two-part article series on CCPA priorities focuses on how companies should prepare for the law’s requirements on vendor management… Read More

06

JUN 2019

Nevada residents can now opt-out of personal data being sold on

Nevada residents will now have more control over their digital identity following the passing of a new privacy law prohibiting businesses from selling personal data without consent. The law, SB-220, was signed by state governor Steve Sisolak on May 29, giving consumers the ability to stop websites and online services from selling on their personal information… Read More

05

JUN 2019

CCPA Priorities: Turning Legislation Prep Into a Program Shift

The California Consumer Privacy Act is bringing sweeping change. This anticipated shift to the U.S. privacy landscape is just the beginning, with other states following California’s lead, including Nevada, which enacted new privacy legislation just last week. While many affected companies approached the E.U.’s General Data Protection Regulation… Read More

03

JUN 2019

Ambulance chasers are readying themselves for GDPR assault

While getting a firm ready for the introduction of GDPR was a frantic period, the last 12 months have been relatively quiet period for the rules. However that might all be about to change. At the European Data Protection Summit in London, a few points were raised which should put the fear back into executives… Read More

24

MAY 2019

GDPR and Brexit - what's gone before and what's the road ahead?

As we approach the one-year mark since the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect (25 May 2018), we are also closing in on the three-year anniversary since the EU referendum (16 June 2016) was held in the United Kingdom. When reflecting on the impact of GDPR in the months since… Read More

20

MAY 2019

GDPR: How Europe's digital privacy rules have changed everything

On 25 May 2018 the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force. At its heart, GDPR set out to update rules around privacy and consent for the digital age and to ensure that organisations are responsible in their handling of their customers’ personal data – and that those customers are aware of how their data is being used… Read More

17

MAY 2019

GDPR - 1 year on what lessons can be learned and applied to future regulation?

On 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) EU law on data protection and privacy came into force. Affecting all individuals in the EU and European Economic Area. GDPR’s main aim is to hand control over to individuals regarding their personal data and also simplify the regulatory environment for international business by unifying… Read More

17

APR 2019

GDPR, CCPA, LGDP and More: Staying Afloat in the Sea of Global Privacy Regulations

The global privacy legislation landscape continues to be a complex sea to navigate. To date we have seen 117 omnibus laws (GDPR) and another 28 sectoral laws (CCPA) come into play. We are expecting more amendments to the CCPA and LGDP, and there seems to be no end in sight to countries and regions bringing their own legislation into effect… Read More

01

APR 2019

GDPR one year on – what have we learned?

The one year anniversary since the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect is fast approaching (25 May 2019). What have we learned over this past year? Do companies have a full grip with compliance requirements for data collection and processing? How serious have Data Protection Authorities (DPAs)… Read More

20

DEC 2018

The top 10 IAPP web cons of 2018

Fifty! The big 5-oh. With a recording happening this very day, that’s how many web conferences the IAPP has put together in 2018, all under the watchful eye of IAPP Knowledge Manager Dave Cohen, CIPP/E, CIPP/US. And you seemed eager to attend or access just about every one of them… Read More

20

NOV 2018

GDPR: Using Legitimate Interests as a Lawful Basis for Processing

What are considered to be legitimate interests as a basis for legal processing under GDPR? Context is a vital consideration. What should organizations do with regard to “careful assessment” to determine whether or not a situation is considered to be a legitimate interest of the data controller to enable personal data processing?… Read More

30

OCT 2018

The road to GDPR certifications won't be a short one, it seems

The EU General Data Protection Regulation has been in effect for five months, and yet there has not been much progress on the certification front. Companies are waiting to see what form certification will look like under Articles 42 and 43 of the GDPR… Read More

18

OCT 2018

Nymity Introduces Expert Data Subject Rights (DSR) Solution

Nymity, the World’s number one provider of research-based privacy compliance software today announces “Nymity DSR”- an expert solution automating the data access rights process for organizations. The solution helps to ensure that companies meet their legal obligations for data subject requests as well as providing a positive requestor experience… Read More

10

OCT 2018

CIPL Hosts Workshop on Accountability Under the GDPR in Paris

On October 5, 2018, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership (“CIPL”) at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP hosted a workshop on how to implement, demonstrate and incentivize accountability under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), in collaboration with AXA in Paris, France… Read More

07

SEPT 2018

Are You Ready to Report on GDPR Compliance?

Organisations had two years to prepare for GDPR compliance in the run-up to May 25, 2018. Now that the GDPR is in force, what will Regulators want to see? The question is no longer theoretical. The Dutch DPA recently announced an investigation into 30 large organisations regarding their GDPR compliance… Read More

25

MAY 2018

Is the Symbiosis Between Records Management and Privacy the Key to GDPR Readiness?

The May 25 effective date of the GDPR is here. Yet, most recent studies show that approximately 50% of global firms are not ready and, by most estimates, full preparedness for the GDPR is less than 15%.[1] Why is this so and how can you leverage your existing records management program to improve the maturity of your privacy management program? Read More

13

AUG 2019

Live at EU DPS'19 - Paul Breitbarth discusses building a global data privacy compliance program

Live at EU DPS’19 – Paul Breitbarth discusses building a global data privacy compliance program by PrivSec Podcasts… Learn More

30

APR 2019

Nymity Launches Next Generation Solutions Enabling Organizations To Minimize Time To Compliance

Today, Nymity, Inc. announced the availability of its next generation of solutions built on Nymity’s integrated, research-driven, expert privacy platform, enabling organizations to minimize time to compliance with US, European and global privacy legislation…. Read More

21

MAR 2019

Northern Trust Selects Nymity to Support Privacy Compliance Operations

Nymity, Inc., a provider of research-based expert privacy compliance solutions, today announced Northern Trust has selected Nymity to support its privacy compliance programs. With offices in 20 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., and across 23 locations in Canada, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region, Northern Trust must stay up to date… Read More

18

OCT 2018

Nymity Introduces Expert Data Subject Rights (DSR) Solution

The world’s number one provider of research-based privacy compliance software, Nymity, the World’s number one provider of research-based privacy compliance software today announces “Nymity DSR”- an expert solution automating the data access rights process for organizations… Read More

24

JUL 2018

Why companies should be Regulator Ready

The world’s number one provider of research-based privacy compliance software, Nymity Inc., has announced the release of its latest Whitepaper “Are You Ready to Report on GDPR Compliance?” which details an accountability approach to reporting to Regulators on GDPR compliance requirements. The need to be “Regulator Ready” is no longer theoretical… Read More

09

APR 2018

Nymity launches groundbreaking GDPR Implementation Tracker™

The world’s number one provider of research-based privacy compliance software, Nymity Inc., has announced the launch of the first ever GDPR Implementation Tracker™, an invaluable tool that provides subscribers with localised, up-to-the-minute updates to national law requirements on a daily basis… Read More

02

NOV 2017

Nymity and Jordan Lawrence enter into Solutions Partner Arrangement to Support Privacy Compliance...

Nymity announced today that they have entered into a strategic solutions partner arrangement with Jordan Lawrence, a leading provider of information compliance and cyber diligence solutions. Nymity partners with best-in-class providers to make it easy for privacy professionals to source solutions from companies… Read More

27

SEPT 2017

Nymity Releases Important Findings from Their 2017 Privacy Study

Nymity today has released findings from their latest privacy study: GDPR Compliance Benchmarking: Measuring Accountability at the International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners in Hong Kong. Supporting the privacy office and privacy professionals around the world… Read More

12

SEPT 2017

Nymity and Evidon join forces in a Solutions Partner Arrangement to Benefit Privacy Professionals

Nymity is pleased to announce that they have joined forces with Evidon, a Crownpeak company, in a strategic Solutions Partner arrangement. Nymity partners with best-in-class providers to make it easy for privacy professionals to source solutions from companies that believe in ethical marketing and open communication… Read More

15

SEPT 2016

Nymity receives the 2016 HPE-IAPP Privacy Innovation Award for their Attestor™ solution

Nymity is pleased to announce that they are the recipients of the 2016 HPE-IAPP Privacy Innovation Award. Nymity has been recognized for its innovative methodology that they have developed and built into the Attestor™ solution for demonstrating accountability and compliance… Read More

17

AUG 2016

Nymity is pleased to announce the release of their GDPR Compliance Toolkit

The GDPR Compliance Toolkit equips privacy officers with the resources necessary to understand, assess, and develop a plan for complying with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)… Read More

25

JUL 2016

Nymity Opens a New Global Location in The Hague, the Netherlands

Nymity is excited to announce that it will be opening a new global location in The Hague, the Netherlands. The company’s further expansion into Europe is a direct response to Nymity’s growing customer base in the EU and the continued demand for innovative solutions to help companies comply with evolving privacy and data protection laws worldwide… Read More

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