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 ....

Are We Heading Back to School for Privacy Changes?

by Sabine Zimmer | September 10, 2019 | California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), Data Protection, Public Policy

Seasons change and priorities change as we exit the dog days of summer and head into back to school timelines and waning days remaining of legislative sessions. This past month Shared Assessments Program Advisory Board Members and Steering Committee Members facilitated three separate educational eve ....

Happy One Year GDPR Enforcement Day

by Sabine Zimmer | May 21, 2019 | General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Public Policy

It’s hard to believe it’s been one year since the GDPR enforcement took effect (May 25, 2018). For many, the honeymoon (or “honeydo”) hasn’t quite worn off yet, as organizations are  still trying to ensure they meet some level of conformity to the most encompassing privacy regulation to d ....

If Left to Our Own Devices… What the New CCPA Regulations Mean to Risk Management

by Sabine Zimmer | March 14, 2019 | California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), Public Policy

These days everything’s connected through the Internet, that constantly growing and evolving massive communications network. More and more devices are being connected (75 billion or so by 2025), forming a complex interrelated platform or ecosystem commonly referred to as the Internet of Things (Io ....

Predicting the Privacy Weather Report for Third Party Risk

by Sabine Zimmer | March 4, 2019 | Data & Cybersecurity, Privacy, Public Policy

Trying to predict the privacy weather report for third party risk? The dialog on online privacy is heating up in Washington D.C. this week as hearings and industry discussion on the merits of federal privacy legislation were prompted in the wake of the passage of the California Consumer Privacy Act ....

What is the Impact of Ohio’s Safe Harbor Law?

by Sabine Zimmer | February 22, 2019 | Public Policy

Last August, Governor John Kasich signed the Ohio Data Protection Act into law.  The law creates a safe harbor that insulates “covered entities” from tort liability under Ohio state law if they “create, maintain, and comply with a written cybersecurity program” t ....

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