Identity Theft

Identity Theft Awareness: Who Are You?

by Sabine Zimmer | January 30, 2023 | Data & Cybersecurity, Data Protection, Privacy

Have you discovered who you truly are? Did you take the Myers-Briggs? Do you know your sign? Abilities, attributes, and astrology be darned - to an identity thief, you just represent a unique set of numbers and the opportunity to abscond with your Personally Identifiable Information (PII). Thank ....

Real-Time Bidding

Real-Time Bidding: Technology or Data Breach?

by Sabine Zimmer, Ron Bradley, Tom Garrubba | May 20, 2022 | Data & Cybersecurity, Privacy

What is Real-Time Bidding (RTB)? Real-Time Bidding (RTB) is a technology operating behind the scenes on all websites and apps, tracking everything you look at, no matter how private or sensitive. And, RTB records where you go. Every day, RTB shares data about you with a host of companies continuous ....

data privacy

The Nitty-Gritty on 5G Privacy

by Eric Krell | June 14, 2020 | Big Data, Data & Cybersecurity, Privacy

5G Privacy begs the question "Would you rather a have crane collapse on you while strolling through a city or have your every move tracked by Big Brother?"   That’s the type of painful data-privacy tradeoff individuals and companies could be making once more 5G networks are up and running - ....


Charting Your Course in Data Privacy: Implications for Third Party Risk Management Programs

by Sabine Zimmer | April 13, 2020 | California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), Data & Cybersecurity, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Privacy, Public Policy

Regulations like the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) have triggered a convergence of third party risk management and data privacy.  The complexity of navigating the nuances of each regulation and the operational challenges for third party rel ....


2020 Information Security and Data Privacy Perspectives: 5 Not-So-Pretty Predictions

by Sabine Zimmer | January 27, 2020 | Data & Cybersecurity, Information Security, Privacy

When we asked Santa Fe Group Vice President and CISO Tom Garrubba to gaze into his crystal ball last month, he identified several events related to Third Party Risk Management that he thinks may materialize this year, including:   Privacy breaches (those caused by the mishandling of perso ....

Data Privacy

7 Ways to Ensure Organization’s and Vendor’s Data Privacy

by Sabine Zimmer | January 24, 2020 | Data & Cybersecurity, Data Protection, Privacy

California consumers embarked on a new data privacy journey this year by wading through thousands of emails detailing corporate privacy policy updates related to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) that took effect Jan. 1. The 500,000 or so companies with customers in the Golden State have a ....

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