Tagged: data privacy compliance

The Fundamental Gap in Data Privacy Enforcement

We have seen a significant evolution in data privacy compliance and enforcement.  With the advances in technology, the public has become concerned about the collection, analysis and application of personal data.  For years, such concerns have been focused in the health care and financial sectors.  As the Internet and cell phone use has advanced, consumers have become alarmed as social media companies, cell phone carriers...

The EU’s New General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) – Global Companies New Compliance Test

Global companies face a daunting array of risks – anti-corruption, trade compliance, antitrust, and money laundering are just a few. The European Union, however, has escalated the data privacy issue right into the corporate boardroom. Global companies will have to devote significant time and resources to building appropriate data privacy compliance programs. The EU’s new General Data Privacy Regulation (or GDPR), which is effective May...

What Compliance Needs to Know About Data Privacy and Security

Lauren Connell, Managing Associate at The Volkov Law Group, rejoins us for a post on data privacy and compliance.  Lauren can be reached at lconnell@volkovlaw.com. You don’t have to be a tech-savvy computer genius to address the basics of data privacy. Like many areas which compliance departments oversee, asking the right question and getting the right internal controls in place are the most important first...