Blog: Data

Third Party 5G Risks & The Power of ‘And’

by Charlie Miller | June 14, 2020 | Cyber Risk, Cybersecurity, Data, Data & Cybersecurity

Sharp leaders deploy it, improv performers embrace it and fifth generation (5G) wireless technology depends on it. I’m referring to the power of “and.”   Skim through any thought leadership concerning 5G’s massive potential to generate new business models and related benefits -- remot ....

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Changes to CCPA Further Protect Individuals

by Sabine Zimmer | May 21, 2020 | Big Data, Data, Data & Cybersecurity, Data Protection

Changes to CCPA (California Consumer Protection Act) point to the question "how should our society approach the collection versus protection of personal information?"    In her book, The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power, Shoshana ....

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Little Red Riding Hood and The Big Bad Data

by Sabine Zimmer | February 25, 2020 | Data, Tools & Templates

Everything in security boils down to data. Often, you are protecting private, sensitive or valuable data. You use data about data (Metadata). You monitor data about how people use your data (Security Events). You gather data on data in order to focus your attention (Security Alerts). You need data a ....

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Data Privacy Day 2019 – A New Era for Third Party Risk

by Sabine Zimmer | January 24, 2019 | Data, Data & Cybersecurity, Data Privacy Day

Each year on January 28th, the world celebrates Data Privacy Day (DPD), led by the National Cyber Security Alliance in North America. This international effort creates awareness about the importance of respecting privacy, safeguarding data, and enabling trust. The focus this year is on the value of ....

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European Invasion? Congressional Hearings Suggest need for U.S. Version of GDPR

by Sabine Zimmer | November 13, 2018 | California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), Data, Data & Cybersecurity, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Privacy, Public Policy

Might the U.S take a page from the European Union’s (E.U.) data privacy playbook? Could the California Privacy Act spread to the rest of the country? These possibilities were on the minds of participants in recent Congressional hearings concerning data privacy. The European Union’s (EU’s) G ....

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What Would Data Subjects Want?

by Sabine Zimmer | April 19, 2018 | Data, Data & Cybersecurity, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Privacy, Public Policy

Last week at the Shared Assessments Annual Summit on third party risk, I had the chance to co-facilitate a half-day workshop on The Pivot to Codification of Best Practices of Third Party Risk Management Best Practices, plus moderate a discussion panel on the current privacy landscape.  Not surprisi ....

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