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Privacy: A Whole New World – or is it? (w/ Travis LeBlanc)

With all the recent changes in privacy laws, it seems like a whole new world. Or perhaps not. In this episode, we connect with Travis LeBlanc, a well-seasoned professional with insight into government actions, to discuss recent privacy developments through the lens of past actions. He was the chief of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Enforcement Bureau in the Obama […]

How to Leverage Your GDPR Compliance for CCPA, Privacy Shield & More New Requirements

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The GDPR forced companies to spend a substantial amount of time, resources and money on becoming compliant. For many companies, it took years to understand, build and manage a compliance program to meet the variety of requirements included in the GDPR. With new and updated privacy laws and regulations popping up, such as CCPA and Privacy Shield invalidation, companies are […]

How to Leverage Your GDPR Compliance for CCPA, Privacy Shield & More New Requirements

San Francisco San Francisco

The GDPR forced companies to spend a substantial amount of time, resources and money on becoming compliant. For many companies, it took years to understand, build and manage a compliance program to meet the variety of requirements included in the GDPR. With new and updated privacy laws and regulations popping up, such as CCPA and Privacy Shield invalidation, companies are […]

5 Signs Your Privacy Management Program is Not Working for You

GDPR, CCPA, and other privacy regulations have forced companies over the last five years to focus on building out a privacy management program regardless of their size or maturity. Privacy management can range from ad hoc decentralized spreadsheets to fully- optimized, technology- backed solutions, depending on the resources and support provided. Whether you pulled together the bare minimum compliance requirements […]

Heigh-Ho, Heigh-Ho, it’s off to work we go: Transitioning into Privacy as an Experienced Professional (with Tom Besore)

Privacy is the hottest new job market for attorneys and non-attorneys. Even more so when you consider the full range of data protection jobs. A few weeks ago, we spoke to Jared Coseglia with TRU STaffing about recruiting for functions in privacy. In this episode we look at the other side. What is it like for someone to get started […]

The Geeks have Inherited the Earth: A Tale of Privacy Cosplayers

Privacy professionals as cosplayers - maintaining a sense of identity away from the hectic life of a privacy professional or managing stress in a healthy direction?  In this episode of Serious Privacy, we move away a little from data protection and over to the broader right of privacy. The right to be left alone, or the right to ensure you […]

In the Zone – the Privacy Zone: Newest Developments in Privacy

This past week in privacy law saw several unexpected developments. When this podcast started back in January, the intention was to record a series of conversations between K Royal and Paul Breitbarth with an occasional guest or recorded conference panel discussion. They would discuss what had happened in a week, place privacy and data protection developments around the world in context and provide insights […]

The Brazilian LGPD is (Almost) Here: What You Need to Know.

After a number of postponements and many discussions about further delay, the Brazilian Lei Geral de Protecção de Dados Pessoais (General Data Protection Law, LGPD) is on the verge of entering into force. In a surprise move, the Brazilian Senate on Wednesday 26 August decided not to agree to a further postponement, but to let the law enter into application immediately. Enforcement of the law will start in August 2021.

Cookie Consent Regulatory Updates: How to Maintain Compliance.

Staying up to date with the latest global cookie policy requirements can be difficult. Following the GDPR, there have been many recent rulings, legal commentary, and industry framework updates that have modified requirements – requiring organizations to stay hyper-vigilant in order to maintain cookie compliance.