Breach Notification Basics

Data breaches are becoming worryingly common. According to the Identify Theft Resource Center, there were 817 data breaches in the U.S. in the first half of 2022. Even if you have cyber security training for your employees and focus on securing your company’s network, breaches can happen. So, what do you do if you’ve had…

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Part Three: How to Establish Quality Control

You’ve set up your Law Enforcement Response Program (using tips from Part 2 of our blog series). You’ve trained your law enforcement specialists. They have process documentation to follow. You’ve made it easy for Law Enforcement to know how to submit their requests. But how do you know if everyone is following through with the…

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Part Two: A Standardized Law Enforcement Response Program

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As we discussed in Part One, there are a lot of external pieces to consider when you receive a data request from Law Enforcement (LE). There are different laws, different types of requests, and different kinds of content. But you must also consider all the moving parts in your own company. A standardized process will…

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Part One: Law Enforcement Requests Overview

Does your company handle customer data? If so, there’s a chance you have received a Law Enforcement request for data, such as a subpoena, court order or warrant. And if not, there’s a chance you soon will. In today’s world, it’s nearly impossible to run a business without being online. Therefore, almost all companies have…

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Data Privacy Laws and Their Contributions

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The acceleration of the digital era has led to many benefits. New and exciting medical treatments are available. Learning platforms have increased in accessibility. Businesses are more streamlined. And even out-of-town family and friends are staying connected. As technology becomes more sophisticated, there is a growing demand for data privacy laws and regulation.  Recently, the…

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Cybercrime 101: A Brief Introduction

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In today’s world, cybercrime is quite common. And it’s expected to continue rising at unprecedented rates.  In fact, every American citizen should presume that all of their data has already been stolen and can be found by cybercriminals on the dark web. What is Cybercrime? Cybercrime occurs when a computer is the object of a…

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CCPA: What You Need to Know About California’s New Privacy Law

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Privacy is taking center stage in today’s digital world. Individuals around the globe demand increased privacy rights as data breaches become the norm and companies sell personal data. The governments of the world are answering this demand with a slew of new privacy laws that leave companies scrambling to keep pace. These laws include the…

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