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​Earning Trust in the 21st Century - Creating Trust Frameworks in a Zero Trust World
Published: 01/26/2021

By: Anil Karmel, President, Cloud Security Alliance Washington DC Metro Area Chapter (CSA-DC)Our world is more connected and reliant on technology than ever before, yet we are more disconnected and trust each other less now than ever before. New attacks such as the SolarWinds hack have immense re...

​California Privacy Rights Act: What Are the Consequences for Cloud Users?
Published: 11/13/2020

Francoise Gilbert, DataMinding, Inc.California voters approved Proposition 24 on November 3, 2020, paving the way to the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), which, on January 1, 2023, will replace California’s current data protection law, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). CPRA slightl...

Data Privacy vs. Data Security: What is the Core Difference?
Published: 10/20/2020

This blog was originally published on TokenEx.Written by Dillon Phillips from TokenExFor organizations that collect or manage data—and individuals who own it—private data and the security of that data should not be taken lightly. They are primary concerns when undertaking the process of protectin...

What Schrems 2 Means for your Privacy Shield Program
Published: 08/10/2020

By Francoise Gilbert, CEO, DataMinding, Inc.The publication of the EU Court of Justice decision in the Schrems 2 case has left many organizations, worldwide, facing a difficult dilemma. What to do next to ensure the continuity of personal data flows from the European Union or European Economic Ar...

​Schrems 2 – 12 FAQs Published by the EDPB but Little Practical Guidance
Published: 07/24/2020

By Francoise Gilbert, CEO, DataMinding, Inc.Since the publication of the European Court of Justice (EUCJ) decision in the Schrems 2 case, businesses located on both sides of the Atlantic, and around the world, have been attempting to determine how they should interpret and act upon the decision. ...

EU Court of Justice Decision - Privacy Shield Invalidated; Standard Clauses Challenged​​
Published: 07/16/2020

European Court of Justice Schrems 2 Decision Creates Havoc in Global Digital Exchanges: Significant Challenges to Privacy Shield and Standard Contractual Clauses UsersBy Francoise Gilbert, CEO, DataMinding, Inc.For months, the global digital trade community has been awaiting the decision of the E...

United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement: Digital Trade Provisions: NAFTA 2.0 meets the Internet
Published: 06/30/2020

By Francoise Gilbert, DataMinding, Inc.The United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA) enters into effect on July 1, 2020. Nicknamed “NAFTA 2.0” because it replaces the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the USMCA addresses a number issues that had not been tackled by its predecessor, ...

New Data Protection Law Enacted in Dubai Emirate
Published: 06/08/2020

By Francoise Gilbert, Cybersecurity and Privacy Expert, Cloud Security AllianceDubai has enacted a new data protection law that replaces the current privacy law, law N. 1 of 2007. The new 50-page law, which modernizes the current data protection law, will come into effect on July 1, 2020, at whic...

California Consumer Privacy Act – 10 Things You Should Know
Published: 03/12/2020

By Francoise Gilbert, Data & Privacy Expert, DataMinding.comThis blog originally appeared on Francoise Gilbert's blog here, read more updates around privacy by going to here website DataMinding.com.Based on personal observation and press reports, it is clear that only a small percentage of bu...

How CSA is Working to Address Privacy
Published: 02/25/2020

By John DiMaria, Assurance Investigatory Fellow, CSAThe European Data Protection Board (EDPB) published an infographic on compliance and enforcement of the GDPR from May 2018 to January 2019. It shows that 95,180 complaints have been made to EU national data protection authorities by individuals ...

Proposed Principles for Artificial Intelligence Published by the White House
Published: 02/19/2020

By Francoise Gilbert, Data & Privacy Expert, DataMinding.comThis blog originally appeared on Francoise Gilbert's blog here, read more updates around privacy by going to here website DataMinding.com.A draft memorandum outlining a proposed Guidance on Regulation of Artificial Intelligence Appli...

Using SOC Reports for Cloud Security and Privacy
Published: 02/10/2020

By Ashwin Chaudhary, Chief Executive Officer, Accedere Inc Data security and privacy are increasingly challenging in today’s cloud-based environments. Many organizations are storing a significant amount of data in distributed and hybrid cloud and even unmanaged environments, increasing challenge...

CCPA – Introduction, Applicability and Recommendations
Published: 02/06/2020

By Neeraj Nayak, Senior Manager at Cipher Cloud.What is the CCPA and what is its applicability to businesses?The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) of 2018 is a broadly applicable and wide-ranging privacy law that will come into effect on January 1, 2020. The CCPA applies to any business that...

Joint Controllership: A Collection of Recent Guidance
Published: 01/03/2020

This blog was originally published www.paolobalboni.eu. By Paolo Balboni, Top-tier ICT, privacy & data protection lawyer and Founding Partner of ICT Legal Consulting.Article 26 GDPR on Joint controllers determines that, “Where two or more controllers jointly determine the purposes and means o...

​CCPA is Ambiguous About Cloud. Your Response Shouldn’t Be.
Published: 12/18/2019

This article was originally published on Fugue's blog here.By Drew Wright, Co-Founder of Fugue On January 1, 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), California’s answer to GDPR, goes into effect. Like GDPR, the CCPA is delivering anxiety and dread to executives, marketers, compliance...

OneTrust and Cloud Security Alliance Partner to Launch Free Vendor Risk Tool for CSA Members
Published: 12/04/2018

By Gabrielle Ferree, Public Relations and Marketing Manager, OneTrustOneTrust is excited to announce that we have partnered with Cloud Security Alliance to launch a free Vendor Risk Management (VRM) tool.The tool, available to CSA members today, automates the vendor risk lifecycle for compliance...

US CLOUD Act Drives Adoption of Cloud Encryption
Published: 09/05/2018

By Rich Campagna, Chief Marketing Officer, BitglassThe US Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data (CLOUD) Act was quietly enacted into law on March 23, 2018. I say quietly due to the controversial nature of how it was passed—snuck into the back of a 2,300 page Federal spending bill on the eve of C...

California's CCPA Brings EU Data Privacy to the US
Published: 08/27/2018

By Rich Campagna, Chief Marketing Officer, BitglassOver the summer a new data privacy law, the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), was passed. Assembly Bill 375 is scheduled to go into effect on Jan 1, 2020, which means there will likely be a lot of change before we see the final, enf...

Australia's First OAIC Breach Forecasts Grim GDPR Outcome
Published: 04/04/2018

By Rich Campagna, Chief Marketing Officer, BitglassThe first breach under the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner's (OAIC) Privacy Amendment Bill was made public on March 16. While this breach means bad press for the offending party, shipping company Svitzer Australia, more frighten...

Good and Bad News on Safe Harbour: Take a Life Ring or Hold Out for a New Agreement?
Published: 12/01/2015

By Susan Richardson, Manager/Content Strategy, Code42If your organization relied on the now-invalid Safe Harbour agreement to legally transfer data between the U.S. and the EU, there’s good news and bad news.The good news? The European Commission just threw you some life rings. The governing body...

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