Is GDPR Compliance Tougher Than HIPAA Compliance?

Data Breach Today

Analysts: GDPR Case in Portugal Offers Lessons for U.S. Healthcare Entities An EU General Data Protection Regulation enforcement action against a hospital in Portugal demonstrates complying with GDPR may be even tougher than complying with HIPAA.

COPPA Compliance

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Examining COPPA Compliance at Scale ": Abstract: We present a scalable dynamic analysis framework that allows for the automatic evaluation of the privacy behaviors of Android apps. Interesting research: " 'Won't Somebody Think of the Children?'

GDPR Compliance: Common Misconceptions

Data Breach Today

Attorney Elizabeth Harding clears up confusion about certain provisions of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation, including the issue of when organizations need to obtain a European consumer's consent to process their data

WORM Compliance at Work


Where WORM compliance is critical, companies naturally prefer WORM media so that data can live and remain available for many years without risk to its integrity. WORM compliance is the industry’s best investment in the health and accessibility of its most precious information resources. Vendors create WORM-compliant storage technologies (Write-Once, Read-Many) so that organizations can write (save) data to the media indefinitely.

GDPR Compliance: The Role of Vendor Risk Management

Data Breach Today

Attorney Steven Teppler on Holding Vendors Accountable Why is ramping up vendor risk management such a critical component of compliance with the EU's General Data Protection Regulation?

Facebook's Zuckerberg Pledges Worldwide GDPR Compliance

Data Breach Today

Second Congressional Hearing Probes Privacy Issues At a U.S. House hearing Wednesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company would eventually comply worldwide with the European Union's tough privacy law, the General Data Protection Regulation

GDPR Compliance – Encryption

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Simplify and accelerate your compliance projects

IT Governance

Anyone who is working on a compliance project, whether for the EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) or ISO 27001 certification, will understand how time-consuming, complex and lengthy the process can be. Compliance Manager.

GDPR Compliance for US Healthcare: What You Need to Know

Data Breach Today

Strict HIPAA compliance is a great preparation for compliance with the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation, which will be enforced starting May 25, according to attorneys Robert Stankey and Adam Greene, who provide compliance insights in an in-depth interview

GDPR compliance checklist for healthcare

IT Governance

With the GDPR enforcement date less than a week away, HCPs should have identified a compliance plan in line with this guidance, which highlights how they will enact the Regulation and by when. Compliance will be mandatory for any organisation that processes EU residents’ personal data.

Web Archiving for FINRA Compliance

Hanzo Learning Center

But haphazardly taking screenshots or downloading social media content through application program interfaces (APIs) won’t meet your compliance goals. ComplianceDo your web archives have inTegrity?

How organizations can best demonstrate GDPR compliance

Information Management Resources

GDPR Compliance systems ComplianceThe GDPR doesn’t provide guidance on how to meet its requirements. This was to make it future-proof, as best practices are likely to change over time. But without explicit guidance, many organizations have been stumped.

Why data privacy professionals need a new approach to compliance

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Data privacy Data privacy rules Compliance Compliance systemsThere are common requirements that span several of the new privacy laws and data protection regulations. By embracing them, you will be better prepared to help your organization become compliant.

To Maintain Regulatory Compliance, You Need to Capture Context

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Compliance Regulatory Compliance Context social media Investigations FINRA Hanzo Dynamic Capture WARC native formatContext is essential to understand any piece of data or information. Those are some gorgeous melons!”

Compliance worries is number one driver of data management initiatives

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states initiating privacy regulations, organizations are under tremendous pressure to establish and maintain compliance. Compliance Data management Compliance systemsWith the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation and some U.S.

Securing Containers for GDPR Compliance

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No matter where your organization is located, if it processes or controls the personal data of EU residents, it must be in compliance with GDPR, or it will be liable to significant fines and the requirement to inform affected parties of data breaches.

Compliance Meets Social APIs

Hanzo Learning Center

The Surprising Irony at the Intersection of Compliance and Social APIs. Compliance article

Procrastinators' Guide to GDPR Compliance

Data Breach Today

Organizations Are Not as Ready as They Might Believe If you're paying attention, you've probably already seen a handful of GDPR-related headlines just today, let alone in the last week or month. But there are two good reasons for the deluge of GDPR discussion right now: It's incredibly important and the time to act is now

Vendor compliance management is more than just a compliance manual

OpenText Information Management

In the retail sector, vendor compliance programs exist to reduce the time and effort it takes get the product to customers. To help reduce “time to customer”, retailers publish vendor compliance manuals with standards and expectations for doing business with them. Note – if you do a web search for “vendor compliance manual” you can … The post Vendor compliance management is more than just a compliance manual appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

6 steps to implement a successful data compliance strategy

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Compliance Data governance Compliance systemsWhen it comes to data governance, professionals cannot merely assume what they did in 2018 will be sufficient moving forward. Here are six tips for managing and governing data in 2019.

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Take your GDPR project to the next level with our compliance packages

IT Governance

For many organisations, last year’s GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) compliance deadline was a whirlwind of privacy policy updates, data protection training courses and hours spent online researching exactly what a ‘controller’ and ‘processor’ are.


Where to start with GDPR compliance

IT Governance

The first few steps of your EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance project can be the most confusing. GDPR compliance is not a choice, nor is it just a matter of ticking a few boxes. The Regulation demands that you are able to demonstrate compliance.

Poll Shows GDPR Compliance Lacking

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Only 34.5 % of the approximately 500 professionals responsible for compliance to the European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) report maintaining practices that are in keeping with the regulation, a recent Deloitte poll.

The Complete Guide to SEC Rule 17a-4 for Compliance Professionals

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WORM 2019 Hanzo Dynamic Capture Hanzo Knows FINRA SEC Compliance SEC 17a-4 Archiving web archive

GDPR compliance and information security: reducing data breach risks

IT Governance

Second, they should audit the ISMS to get a comprehensive assessment of their compliance status. You might also be interested in GDPR compliance and ISO 27001. IT Governance is your one-stop shop for information security and regulatory compliance.

How you can demonstrate GDPR compliance

IT Governance

This is because the Regulation requires organisations to demonstrate their compliance. Accountability: the key to compliance. The need to document compliance shouldn’t be new to you. Get help demonstrating your compliance.

Compliance-driven Work Stress

Hanzo Learning Center

Everywhere you turn these days in the compliance world, someone is talking about work stress. Compliance articleWe are all over-worked! We're all too stressed! The sky is indeed falling!

Email archives often overlooked in GDPR compliance efforts

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GDPR Compliance Compliance systems Data securityWhether it’s from customers, partners or colleagues, organizations collect hundreds, if not thousands, of emails that contain personal information every day.

CISO Thom Langford's Top Tips for GDPR Compliance

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How the ICO measures GDPR compliance

IT Governance

The ICO is almost certainly going to treat the failure to report the incident as a sign that there are further areas of non-compliance. This often begins with a compliance audit, which the ICO uses to set short-term compliance goals that the organisation is expected to meet.

Compliance incentives


Accuracy Communications Compliance Compliance (General) Controls Corporation Duty Duty of Care Governance Internal controls Oversight To report“CFPB Decides Not to Fine Citi on Overcharges,” The Wall Street Journal , June 30, 2018 B12. Company failed to lower credit card interest rates for some customers when it should have. It will refund the overcharges and fix its practices, but won’t pay a fine. Citi self-reported, and proposed full restitution.

8 Lessons on Compliance Collaboration, Communication, and Effectiveness from our Webinar with Tom Fox and Louis Sapirman

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On February 28, 2019, Hanzo hosted Tom Fox, the Compliance Evangelist, and Louis Sapirman, the Compliance Innovator, for a CCB CEU approved hour-long webinar. Dynamic Relationships Marketing Compliance Risk Regulatory Compliance Tom Fox 2019 Regulations videos

HIPAA Compliance Changes and How to Adjust


While HIPAA compliance was not completely ignored in this case, there was a failure to conduct an accurate and thorough risk analysis of potential vulnerabilities according to HIPAA. This is why it is vital for healthcare organizations to examine any potential HIPAA compliance changes, and ensure that all employees are trained and aware of these changes. However, organizations must enhance their compliance procedures. They can do this by addressing HIPAA compliance.

Understanding PCI compliance auditing

IT Governance

Businesses of all sizes must undergo Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance audits to ensure that their customers’ data is protected during credit or debit card transactions and while stored.

Turn regulatory compliance into competitive advantage

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However, there was one particular article that caught my … The post Turn regulatory compliance into competitive advantage appeared first on OpenText Blogs. Compliance Information Management Supply Chain Data data privacy GDPR information security regulations Sustainability

Managing Security in Today's Compliance and Regulatory Environment

Dark Reading

Instead of losing sight of the cybersecurity forest as we navigate the compliance trees, consolidate and simplify regulatory compliance efforts to keep your eyes on the security prize

Data discovery: the first step to GDPR compliance

OpenText Information Management

We’re now less than five months away from the required compliance date of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Organizations that have EU residents as customers, suppliers or partners are required to be in compliance by May 2018.

A critical flaw in GDPR compliance plugin for WordPress exploited in the wild

Security Affairs

A critical security vulnerability affects a GDPR compliance plugin for WordPress has been already exploited in the wild to take control of vulnerable websites. WP GDPR Compliance currently supports Contact Form 7 (>= 4.6), Gravity Forms (>= 1.9), WooCommerce (>= 2.5.0)

PCI DSS compliance made easier

IT Governance

Complying with the PCI DSS can seem onerous, and compliance requirements depend on the type and volume of transactions your organisation undertakes, which is why we’ve produced a new infographic to help you better understand the process.

Using GDPR compliance to excel at customer-centric data management

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GDPR Compliance Compliance systems Data privacy Data securityThe new regulation will inspire processes and programs that safeguard personal information and will become a differentiator for many firms.