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Fractional Privacy Officer vs. Virtual Chief Information Security Officer: What is the difference?

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Privacy and security can be likened to the classic peanut butter and jelly sandwich combination. Just as peanut butter and jelly, each brings their unique flavors to create a well-loved snack, privacy and security serve distinct, yet complementary,…
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The Importance of an Internal Privacy Policy

If your house is like mine, there are some basic rules in place. Put your shoes and coats away when you get home. Make your bed in the morning. Always leave a note if you use the last of the milk or (more importantly) coffee.  These rules…
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Nurture a Year-Long Privacy Culture Beyond Data Privacy Day

In case you haven't heard the word, January 28th is Data Privacy Day – a global initiative to promote privacy and data protection best practices for consumers and businesses. As we approach Data Privacy Day this year, companies across the…

Leveraging Privacy Impact Assessments to Mitigate AI Risk

Sometimes, you have to work up the nerve to take a leap into the unknown. That’s why you see first-time skydivers clutching their jumpseat or rock climbers questioning a new (and vertigo-inducing) route. Risk-taking isn’t limited to extreme…
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Prepare for 2024 with a Privacy Health Check

As we plunge into 2024, it's prime time for organizations and their teams to set business growth resolutions and give their privacy health a little TLC. Analyzing your privacy health begins with two key questions. Are there any recent developments…
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Boost Your Business in 2024 with These 10 Essential Privacy Tips

The new year brings lots of opportunities for business.  New marketing initiatives. New product launches. New partnerships. And, hopefully, lots of growth and happy new customers.    Yet, amid all this opportunity, have you considered…
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The Role of AI in Employee Training and Development

AI is the shiny object of the business world right now. Everyone’s looking at how artificial intelligence could help (or harm) their industry. But in this case, AI kind of deserves to be the shiny object. It’s a rapidly evolving sector,…
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One Tough Cookie: Understanding Cookie Consent Platforms and How to Use Them

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In a world where digital information zips around faster than a kid who has eaten one too many holiday cookies, personal data is a hot commodity. Except that, for the individuals to whom the data belongs, it's not a commodity. It's part of…
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How to Measure Your Privacy Program

There’s no getting around it—implementing and updating a privacy program can feel overwhelming for many businesses. Every year, more and more states enact new data privacy laws, and the established ones continue to be revised, as well. It’s…
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Cracking The Code: Safeguarding Your E-Commerce Site from Malicious Threats

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E-commerce businesses collect a lot of personal information from their customers.  Think about it—if a customer has an account with an online clothing store, that store probably has their credit card information, home address, phone number,…