Category: Data Privacy

Automate Privacy Compliance for Work-From-Home Workers

Automate Privacy Compliance for Work-From-Home Workers Coronavirus is on everyone’s mind. Many people are working from home. The work-from-home scenario presents some privacy implications related to: Communication, Devices, Policies and Procedures, Security, and Accountability and Auditing. Businesses will have to build new compliance muscle with work-from-home workers. The appropriate automation must be used to keep…
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Data Protection Checklist for Employers – Enable Working From Home

COVID-19 has impacted business operations across the globe forcing many companies to work remotely. Working remotely has huge data privacy and security implications. We have created a basic checklist that will help employers to protect their data as employees work from home. This global pandemic could remain a threat for a prolonged period of time.…
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Data Protection Checklist When Working From Home

These are extraordinary times as we deal with COVID-19. Teams across the globe, including oneDPO, have shifted to work-from-home as a precautionary measure. Working remotely has huge data privacy and security implications. We must take data protection even more seriously as we might work from home for a prolonged period. Here is a basic checklist…
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Data Purpose Can Make All the Difference

Associating data with a business purpose and not a commercial purpose can permit greater data sharing, and avoid the application of the CCPA altogether.  What is the difference between a business purpose and a commercial purpose under the CCPA and why is it important?  In short, the difference is one of what realm of things…
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Reasons to map and track your data

Why to Track and Map Your Organizational Data?

By 2020, the total digital data generated annually is expected to reach 44 zettabytes approximately. Companies want to ensure that the customer data they collect is put to the best possible use. This blog provides the reasons to track and map consumer data. Why is It Important for Organizations to Map the Data? Organizations must…
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Google Takeout Tool Shares Private Videos

In the latest privacy mishap, Google admits that it mistakenly shared private photos to strangers. According to Google, the leak happened while users exported their personal content from the photo-sharing service in the cloud. Though Google says that the data privacy breach affected only a small number of Google Photos users, the extent of the…
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Data Protection Law in India

Introduction Data protection law in India is a step closer to being enacted after Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad introduced the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019, in Parliament. Due to the compound increase in the number of online transactions and the amount of data generated, we require a concrete bill to enhance our data…
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Obstacles to Privacy Engineering

What are the Obstacles for Privacy Engineering?

Author: Ethan Heilig    Users ought to have a say in the way their data is used and protected. The GDPR, CCPA, and New York Privacy bill attempts to improve transparency and give consumers a seat at the table. While these laws have good intentions, they do not address the incentives that make rigorous data transparency…
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How to protect your child's privacy online?

How to Protect Your Child’s Privacy Online?

Author: Ethan Heilig What racks up more likes and comments than an adorable social media post? Nothing. Lucky for parents on Instagram, they have an infinite source of lovable content: their children. Parents are posting about their children more than ever before. According to Forbes, “in the U.S., more than 90% of 2-year-olds and 80% of…
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Role of Data controller and data processor

Role of Data Controller and Data Processor

Last year, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) entered into force and included rules for the automatic processing of data by the controllers and processors. This blog clearly explains the role of the data controller and data processor within an organization. How GDPR Defines Personal Data? The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been the…
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