News and Events
Demonstrating Compliance to Regulators Part II - Nymity Side Event
During the 39th International Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners Conference in Hong Kong, Nymity will be hosting a workshop as part of a three-year Nymity-funded research project, into Demonstrating Compliance to a Rule of Law and into Certification of a Privacy Program. Our team of experts will prepare a 90 minute interactive session which will present and discuss a number of topics including; an evidence-based structured approach to accountability, benchmark data from a multitude of companies and a possible approach to obtain certifications based on the evidence.
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Data Summit 2017
Nymity will be exhibiting at the Data Summit event in Dublin on the 15th and 16th of June, 2017.
IAPP Canadian Privacy Symposium
Nymity will be speaking at the IAPP Canadian Privacy Symposium in Toronto, Ontario, May 17th-18th, 2017. As the premier event in Canadian privacy, the Symposium draws the top minds in the field for intensive education and discussion on emerging data privacy issues.
IIR GDPR Preparations Event
Paul Breitbarth, Nymity’s Director of EU Certification Research and Senior Solutions Advisor, will be speaking on "Accountability" at the IIR GDPR Preparations Event in Amsterdam on May 16th, 2017. During one of the break-out sessions, Paul will talk about how an organization can ensure internal accountability and demonstrate compliance under the new EU data protection regulations, and how tooling can help in achieving these goals.
Demonstrating Compliance - Data Protection Officer Certification Course
Paul Breitbarth, Nymity’s Director of EU Certification Research and Senior Solutions Advisor, will be speaking on "Demonstrating Compliance" at Maastricht University as part of the Data Protection Officer Certification Course on May 12th, 2017.
Privacy Fundamentals - Data Protection Officer Certification Course
Paul Breitbarth, Nymity’s Director of EU Certification Research and Senior Solutions Advisor, will be speaking on "Privacy Fundamentals" at Maastricht University as part of the Data Protection Officer Certification Course on May 8th, 2017.
North America CACS
Nymity will be exhibiting at the North America CACS in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, in May 2017.
IAPP Global Privacy Summit
Terry McQuay, Nymity's President along with Oran Kiazim, Vice President, Global Privacy, Sterling Talent Solutions, will be speaking on "An Alternative Approach to PIAs" at the IAPP Global Privacy Summit in Washington, DC, April 20th, 2017. The Summit brings together perspectives from around the globe for in-depth discussion and gold-standard education, big-picture inspiration and valuable connections.
IAPP European Data Protection Intensive
Terry McQuay, Nymity's President along with Jacobo Esquenazi, Global Privacy Strategist, Hewlett-Packard, spoke on "An Alternative Approach to PIAs" at the IAPP European Data Protection Intensive in London, UK, March 15th, 2017.
Conference on Digital Ethics
Paul Breitbarth, Nymity’s Director of EU Certification Research and Senior Solutions Advisor, spoke on "Accountability, Risk & Compliance Privacy Solutions" at Maastricht University during the Conference on Digital Ethics in Brussels on March 13th, 2017. The event aims to yield answers to the most pertinent questions regarding the regulation of privacy through ethical standards and accountability.
Fieldfisher Privacy Summit
Terry McQuay spoke on "Technology as an Instrument for Accountability" at the Fieldfisher Privacy Summit on February 7th, 2017 in London, UK
The Privacy Law Salon: Privacy Roundtable
Constantine Karbaliotis, Nymity’s Vice President of Privacy Office Solutions, attended The Privacy Law Salon: Privacy Roundtable in Miami, Florida, February 6th-7th, 2017. The Privacy Roundtable is a unique meeting where the most experienced leaders in privacy law engage in candid seminar-style discussions.
Nymity Workshop hosted by Uber Technologies, Inc.
Constantine Karbaliotis, Nymity’s Vice President of Privacy Office Solutions ran a workshop on “An Accountability Approach to GDPR Compliance” in San Francisco, California, on January 26th, 2017. The workshop was hosted by Uber Technologies, Inc.
Paul Breitbarth, Nymity’s Director of EU Certification Research and Senior Solutions Advisor, spoke at The Computers, Privacy and Data Protection Conference in Brussels, January 25th-27th, 2017. He will be joined by Joëlle Jouret, Belgian Privacy Commission; Bojana Bellamy, CIPL; Irene Kamara, Vrije Universiteit Brussels / Tilburg University; Gemma Farmer, Information Commissioner's Office UK; and Valérie Bourriquen, CNIL. Their panel will be speaking towards: Demonstrating Compliance as the basis for Certification; how accountability and demonstrating compliance are important GDPR requirements.
Nymity Workshop hosted by The Boeing Company
Constantine Karbaliotis, Nymity’s Vice President of Privacy Office Solutions ran a workshop on “An Accountability Approach to GDPR Compliance” in Seattle, Washington, on January 24th, 2017. The workshop was hosted by The Boeing Company.
IAPP KnowledgeNet – San Antonio, Texas
Constantine Karbaliotis spoke on “Preparing for the GDPR: Attaining and Demonstrating Compliance” to the IAPP KnowledgeNet Chapter, in San Antonio, Texas, on January 13th, 2017. The session was hosted by Rackspace.
IAPP Practical Privacy Series 2016
Constantine Karbaliotis, Nymity’s Vice President of Privacy Office Solutions, will be speaking on “Privacy Operations Management – The Latest Tools of the Trade” at the IAPP Practical Privacy Series in Washington, D.C. on December 8th, 2016. With your head down and focused on the unending day-to-day requirements of data management, it’s difficult to keep up with the rapidly changing technologies that could help you do your job better. Join us for this “in the weeds” presentation to hear about the tools that are available to help increase process efficiency and improve data collection, management techniques and reporting. By documenting what is done, who does it and how it benefits the organization, you’ll be able to think more strategically and less tactically.
IAPP KnowledgeNet - Minneapolis, Minnesota
Constantine Karbaliotis will be speaking on “Preparing for the GDPR: Attaining and Demonstrating Compliance” to the IAPP KnowledgeNet Chapter, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on November 16th, 2016. The session will be hosted by Gray Plant Mooty.
IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress
Paul Breitbarth, Nymity’s Director of EU Certification Research and Senior Solutions Advisor, David Smith, Nymity’s EU Research Advisor and Former Deputy Commissioner and Director of Data Protection Information Commissioner Office UK, and Joëlle Jouret, Legal Advisor, Belgium Commission for the Protection of Privacy will be speaking at the IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress in Brussels on November 10th, 2016. This conference is an organizations source for European policy debate, high-level strategic thinking and thought-provoking discussion.
Future of Data Protection Forum 2016
Constantine Karbaliotis, Nymity’s Vice President of Privacy Office Solutions, David Smith, Nymity’s EU Research Advisor and Former Deputy Commissioner and Director of Data Protection Information Commissioners Office UK, and James Leaton Gray, Director of The Privacy Practice, will be speaking at The Future of Data Protection Forum in London, November 8th-10th. The forum is now in its fifth year and coincides with the surprising and unexpected Brexit and the finalised negotiations of the European General Data Protection Regulation which will come into force by 2018.
Preparing for GDPR: Attaining and Demonstrating Compliance
Join Nymity for this virtual discussion to hear an accountability approach for attaining and maintaining GDPR compliance through the “appropriate technical and organizational measures” required by Article 24. Help your organization get a running start by: understanding what accountability infrastructure is in place, identifying the gaps needing remediation, creating strategies for prioritizing; and then knowing how to resource activities that will enable and maintain GDPR compliance. Learn More
Privacy and Security Forum 2016
Constantine Karbaliotis, Nymity’s Vice President of Privacy Office Solutions, will be speaking on "Preparing for the GDPR: Attaining and Demonstrating Compliance" at The Privacy and Security Forum in Washington, D.C. on October 25th, 2016. This session outlines an accountability approach to attaining and maintaining GDPR compliance through the “appropriate technical and organizational measures” required by Article 24. Allow your organization to take a running start by first understanding what accountability infrastructure is in place, identifying the gaps needing remediation, strategies for prioritizing, and the resourcing of activities that will enable and maintain GDPR compliance.
Demonstrate Compliance to Regulators - Nymity Side Event
During the 38th International Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners Conference in Marrakech, Morocco Nymity will be hosting a workshop that will discuss their research in the field of demonstrating compliance. Nymity’s historical research that allows organisations to demonstrate accountability and compliance to Binding Corporate Rules has led to their research on demonstrating compliance to Regulators, which will be discussed in this workshop.
15th Data Protection Compliance Conference 2016
Nymity will be attending the 15th Annual Data Protection Compliance Conference in London, October 13th-14th. London's largest two-day Data Protection Conference is specifically designed to give Data Protection Practitioners the key resources and practical guidance in dealing with all Data Protection compliance issues.
IAPP KnowledgeNet - Cincinnati, Ohio
Constantine Karbaliotis will be speaking on “Preparing for the GDPR: Attaining and Demonstrating Compliance” to the IAPP KnowledgeNet Chapter, in Cincinnati, Ohio, on October 4th, 2016. The session was hosted by Procter and Gamble.
The Privacy Law Salon: Policymaker Roundtable
Constantine Karbaliotis, Nymity’s Vice President of Privacy Office Solutions, will be attending The Privacy Law Salon: Policymaker Roundtable in Washington D.C. September 22nd-23rd, 2016. The Privacy Law Salon is a series of unique events inspired by the salons in France during the Enlightenment. Animating the Salon is a philosophy that the most productive way to generate knowledge and solutions to problems is through informal and close-knit meetings between leaders in the field.
IAPP Privacy.Security.Risk Conference 2016
Paul Breitbarth, Nymity’s Director of EU Certification Research and Senior Solutions Advisor, and Joseph Alhadeff, VP, Global Public Policy and Chief Privacy Strategist, Oracle, will be speaking at the IAPP Privacy.Security.Risk Conference in San Jose, California on September 15-16, 2016, regarding “Preparing for the GDPR: Attaining and Demonstrating Compliance”. This session will identify the appropriate technical and organisational measures required by Article 24, how to address accountability requirements in the GDPR, as well as providing an approach to meet the obligation found in Article 24.
Personal Data Protection Seminar
Teresa Troester-Falk, Nymity’s Chief Global Privacy Strategist, will be joining other privacy specialists at the Personal Data Protection Seminar in Singapore to speak on “Accountability: Trust and Innovation in a Data Driven World”.
GDPR Compliance Using Nymity’s Free GDPR Readiness Toolkit
Join Nymity for a free webinar to learn how accountability and compliance can be achieved through a structured approach to privacy management and learn how to use Nymity’s free GDPR Readiness Toolkit that will help you create a GDPR compliance roadmap. Learn more
Nymity LatAm to launch it’s new suite of Spanish Solutions
Nymity LatAm will launch it’s new suite of Spanish Solutions for the Privacy Officers in Latin America in Bogota, Colombia. As part of the launch, Jose Alejandro Bermudez, Nymity’s Director for Latin America, will moderate a panel on “Building an effective Privacy Program” which will be joined by Andrés Umaña from Microsoft, Catalina Porto from Caracol TV, Denise Guillen from Nielsen and Jorge de los Ríos from Unilever.
International Data Protection Conference
José Alejandro Bermúdez, Nymity’s Director for Latin America, will join a panel on “Changes to the Privacy and Data Protection Landscape” during the IV International Data Protection Conference hosted by the Superintendency of Industry and Commerce and the Information Accountability Foundation in Santa Marta, Colombia. For more information, click here.
Nymity and Davara Abogados Strategic Alliance Launch
José Alejandro Bermúdez, Nymity’s Director for Latin America will join Isabel Davara during the launch of the Strategic Alliance between Nymity and Davara Abogados in Mexico City. The alliance will provide Davara, a leading Mexican privacy law firm, to enhance its consulting services through two of Nymity’s privacy management solutions, Nymity Benchmarks™ and Nymity Planner™, which will be made available in Spanish.
Operationalizing Compliance Webinar
Join Nymity for a free webinar that will enable you to enhance your privacy management using Nymity Benchmarks™ and Nymity Templates™. The ideal solutions to help you baseline your privacy management program, compare your organization’s privacy management program, understand the gaps and weaknesses in your privacy management program and embed appropriate privacy management activities to reduce privacy risks and ensure ongoing compliance with minimal resources. Learn more
European Data Protection Days
Lauren Reid, Nymity’s Director of EU Privacy Solutions will speak on “Demonstrating Compliance” at the European Data Protection Days in Berlin.
Nymity and Bird & Bird Announce Strategic Alliance
Today at the IAPP Europe Data Projection Intensive in London Bird & Bird announced its alliance with Nymity. The strategic alliance between Bird & Bird and Nymity will provide Bird & Bird with the solutions to assist clients improve their privacy compliance programmes. Bird & Bird’s International Privacy and Data Protection team along with Nymity’s privacy management solution, Attestor™, will be able to create and maintain compliance programmes that comply with the accountability requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
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IAPP Europe Data Protection Intensive
Isabelle Vereecken from the Belgian Data Protection Authority and Michael Scuvée of Johnson Controls will join Lauren Reid, Nymity’s Director of EU Privacy Solutions to discuss “Demonstrating Compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation” at the IAPP Data Protection Intensive in London, UK.
Marcus Evans GDPR Conference
Nymity’s Director of EU Privacy Solutions, Lauren Reid, will speak on “[GDPR] Article 22 Demonstrating Compliance” and will also join Mark Keddie, BT’s Chief Privacy Officer, on a panel to discuss “Data Protection Officers: Selecting the Right Person, Overcoming the Costs and Recognising the Benefits” at the Marcus Evans conference, Complying with the GDPR: International Data Protection and Privacy Excellence Forum in London, UK.
Nymity and Baker & McKenzie Announce Strategic Alliance
At the IAPP Global Privacy Summit, Nymity and Baker & McKenzie announced a strategic alliance involving the integration of Nymity Attestor™ one of Nymity’s advanced privacy management solutions, with iG360, Baker & McKenzie's award winning global legal information governance compliance solution. This alliance combines Baker & Mackenzie’s deep legal compliance expertise with the Nymity Privacy Management Accountability Framework™ that is used as the cornerstone of the privacy platform provided by Nymity. Read full press release
Nymity and Privacy Ref, Inc. Announce Strategic Alliance
Nymity Inc. and Privacy Ref, Inc. are proud to announce a new partnership to assist clients develop or improve their privacy programs while demonstrating compliance and accountability. Privacy Ref will be able to assist companies in achieving alignment for their privacy program with organizational and operational goals while improving or developing privacy activities by utilizing Nymity’s Privacy Management Accountability Framework™. Read full press release
Nymity Planner™ Webinar
Take control of privacy management with Nymity Planner™, the ideal solution for the privacy office to build, enhance, and structure privacy management throughout the organization.
New EU Privacy Solutions Team Member
Nymity welcomes Andy Garner as Senior Manager in the EU Privacy Solutions team. Andy joins Nymity from Unilever where he was responsible for implementing Nymity Attestor™. Andy is based in London, UK.
CIPL, TRUSTe, IAF, IIS Workshop
José Alejandro Bermúdez will be speaking on Demonstrating Compliance at the CIPL, TRUSTe, IAF, IIS Workshop: Building a Dependable Framework for Privacy, Innovation and Cross-Border Data Flows in the Asia-Pacific Region.
Lauren Reid spoke on "Accountability in Practice" during the Computers, Privacy and Data Protection: Invisibilities & Infrastructures conference in Brussels. As a world-leading multidisciplinary conference, CPDP offers the cutting edge in legal, regulatory, academic, and technological development in privacy and data protection, January 27-29 2016. Learn More
New Members of Nymity’s Solutions Team
Nymity welcomes to the Solutions team, Daniel Gimeno, Account Manager and Amalia Steiu, Privacy Solutions Advisor.
Nymity is pleased to announce that David Smith, former Deputy Commissioner and Director of Data Protection Information Commissioners Office, UK, has joined Nymity’s team as an Advisor.
New Privacy Research Lawyer
Nymity welcomes Rene Mendizabal as a Privacy Research Lawyer.
Nymity is pleased to announce that Jennifer Stoddart, former Privacy Commissioner of Canada, has joined Nymity’s team as an Advisor.
Demonstrating Compliance Webinar
Join Nymity for a free webinar which will explain in simple, detailed terms what it means to demonstrate compliance and provide practical solutions for doing so. Click here to learn more.
Moving from Safe Harbor to BCR Webinar
This webinar will help you determine how close your existing privacy program is to the minimum requirements for BCRs and identify where more investment is required. For more information click here.
Privacy and Security Forum 2015
Constantine Karbaliotis will be speaking on “Getting to Accountability “ at the Privacy and Security Forum on October 22nd, 2015.
IAPP Privacy. Risk. Security Conference 2015
Lauren Reid will be speaking on “Two Years into a Global Privacy Compliance Program: Lessons Learned” at the IAPP Privacy. Risk. Security Conference, September 30th, 2015.
Data Privacy Asia 2015
Teresa Troester-Falk will be conducting Nymity's newest global workshop entitled "Getting to Accountability: Maximizing Your Privacy Management Program" on August 27, 2015 at the Data Privacy Asia Conference.
Nymity's Managing Director for Latin America to speak at the Data Privacy Seminar in Brazil
José Alejandro Bermúdez will speak to the Brazilian Congress and corporate executives on Models of Enforcement and best practices based on his Colombian experience at the Data Privacy Seminar in in São Paulo, sponsored by the Information Accountability Foundation and its local partners, Gustavo Artese / VPBG Advogados. For more information click here.
Nymity to workshop its new accountability paper with hundreds of privacy officers around the world
Nymity is excited to announce it's new accountability paper “Getting to Accountability: Maximizing Your Privacy Management Program”. The accountability paper supports privacy officers in achieving strategic goals and mitigating privacy risk.
Nymity Announces Privacy Management Workshops
Free workshops designed to equip privacy officers with the practical knowledge, strategies, tools, business case, and a communication framework for maximizing privacy management based on available resources.
Accountability Benchmarking Micro-Study Webinar
Join Teresa Troester-Falk on June 30th, 2015 for a webinar on the results of the Hong Kong Accountability Benchmarking Micro-Study. Learn more
Hong Kong Benchmarking Micro-Study
Teresa Troester-Falk presented the results of the Hong Kong Privacy Accountability Benchmarking Micro-Study at an Accountability Benchmarking Workshop on June 10th, 2015 at the Office for the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong. Read the Press Release here.
Jessica Lavery hosted a "Putting the Nymity Data Privacy Accountability Scorecard into Practice" webinar on June 9th 2015.
IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium
Lauren Reid spoke on Getting to Accountability: Enhancing your Privacy Management Program at the IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium on May 28th, 2015.
IAPP Asia Forum
Terry McQuay spoke in The Lowest Common Denominator session at the IAPP Asia Privacy Forum on May 5th, 2015.
Teresa Troester-Falk spoke on “How Does Your Privacy Program Measure Up,” at the IAPP KnowledgeNet, in Denver, April 30 2015.
IAPP Europe Data Protection Intensive
Lauren Reid spoke on "Your Binding Corporate Rules Have Been Approved...Now what? A Case Study on Monitoring Compliance" on Thursday April 16th 2015 at the IAPP Europe Data Protection Intensive.
Nymity hosted the "How Does your Privacy Program Measure Up?" Workshop on March 4th 2015, during the IAPP Global Privacy Summit in Washington, DC.
Computers, Privacy and Data Protection Conference
Terry McQuay spoke on the panel for "Accountable Organizations Deserve Benefits From Regulators" at the Computers, Privacy, and Data protection Conference.
European Data Protection & Privacy Conference
Terry McQuay spoke on "International interoperability — balancing privacy and international data flows" at the European Data Protection & Privacy Conference, December 9th 2014, in Brussels, Belgium.
Nymity Acquires Sitesystems
Nymity announces acquisition of SiteSystems, a software development company. This is a strategic acquisition to expand Nymity’s capability to provide software solutions to privacy management customers, tripling its capacity for development of new solutions. Read the full press release.
Nymity BCR Webinar
Nymity hosted a webinar entitled "BCR Readiness Assessment" on December 4th 2014. Attendees learned how to use the BCR Readiness Assessment Template to map the operational requirements of Binding Corporate Rules to their existing privacy program.
Asian Study Recognizes Nymity Framework
Asian Accountability-Compliance Study Recognizes the Nymity Privacy Management Accountability Framework™ as the most creditable, practical, and relevant framework to address the data protection laws of nine Asian jurisdictions. Read the full press release.
2014 PIPA Connections Conference
Jessica Lavery spoke on, "Managing privacy in your organization: what research and benchmarking can tell you" at the "2014 PIPA Connections Conference" November 13-14 , 2014, in Calgary, Alberta.
New Privacy Legal Researcher
Nymity hired Irene Reverte Sanchez as Privacy Legal Researcher.
New Manager of Accountability Solutions
Nymity hired Jessica Lavery as Manager of Accountability Solutions.
New Vice President of Privacy Office Solutions
Nymity hired Constantine Karbaliotis as Vice President of Privacy Office Solutions.
New Privacy Research Specialist
Nymity hired Maria Koslunova as Privacy Research Specialist.
New Marketing Strategists
Nymity hired Olaf Pijl as SEM/Digital Marketing Strategist, and Farah Khan as Digital Marketing Strategist.
IAPP Global Privacy Summit
Lauren Reid spoke on "Accountability Metrics - A Pragmatic, Scalable Solution" at the IAPP Global Privacy Summit, March 5-7, 2014.
International Conference on Privacy Protection in Corporate Governance
Karinna Neumann spoke on "Implementing Accountability - A Pragmatic Framework" at the International Conference on Privacy Protection in Corporate Governance, on February 11, 2014.
Computers, Privacy & Data Protection
Karinna Neumann spoke on "Demonstrating Accountability – Trust but Self-verify?" at the Computers, Privacy & Data Protection Conference on January 22-24, 2014.