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The GDPR’s Impact on American Retailers

Posted by - April 25, 2018
How Businesses Can Minimize Their Risk It is estimated that well over half of U.S. businesses are out of compliance with the GDPR regulations set to take effect on May 25. Businesses are simply unprepared because they struggle with understanding the regulations and whether or not they are affected. Greg Sparrow…
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How to Pay Millions in GDPR Fines

Posted by - April 24, 2018
10 Behaviors That Will Put Your Organization at Risk If your company isn’t ready to comply with the GDPR, then you may need to sound the alarm. Fines for noncompliance could be 4 percent of your company’s annual global revenue. This is not a joke. If you don’t want to be…
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Data is Power: Wield it Wisely

Posted by - April 16, 2018
The Importance of Digital Vendor Management As the digital landscape grows and changes, businesses rely on an increasingly sprawling network of third, fourth, and fifth parties to render final, consumer-facing content. Chris Olson, CEO at The Media Trust, explains why a sound digital vendor management strategy is so crucial not…
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Why Organizations Need an Information Asset Register

Posted by - April 11, 2018
Guidance for Information Governance Guardians Every business relies on information assets to assist with daily functions. Today’s increased cybersecurity risks call for organizations to monitor their data closely in an effort to classify and protect it. While this is a difficult task to undertake, companies can to utilize an Information…
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The Impact of RPA on GDPR

Posted by - April 9, 2018
Using Content Analytics to Ensure Compliance Buzzwords like AI and machine learning tend to grab the attention of C-suite leaders, but the most exciting tool in the digital transformation toolbox is RPA, robotic process automation. Anthony Macciola defines RPA, discusses the realities of machine learning and covers strategies for driving…
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New SEC Guidance Prioritizes Cybersecurity Disclosures for Public Companies

Posted by - April 6, 2018
The Case for a Risk-Based Approach New SEC rulings on cybersecurity disclosures for public companies went into effect just a month ago, acknowledging the rapidly evolving nature of cybersecurity threats and the increasing sophistication of attacks, including the use of stolen credentials, malware, ransomware and phishing. The overwhelming number of corporate breaches…
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GDPR Raises the Stakes for Managing Documents

Posted by - April 4, 2018
3 Techniques to Ensure Compliance With GDPR, every business worldwide that markets to EU customers will have new responsibilities and liabilities for how it manages its documents – digital as well as paper-based.  Here, we take a close look at the changes GDPR is expected to impose on the way…
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The Procrastinator’s Guide to the GDPR

Posted by - April 3, 2018
12 Steps to Compliance We all procrastinate. But when it comes to missing the May 25th deadline for complying with the GDPR, this is one compliance project that you need begin right away. Learn how the GDPR may impact your business and what you need to do to become compliant. Why put…
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The True Cost of Compliance

Posted by - March 26, 2018
Making Sense of Dollars and Cents With the upcoming GDPR directive on everyone’s minds, compliance is a hot issue. Many see compliance as an unnecessary additional expenditure. What they fail to realize, however, is that noncompliance costs nearly three times as much as compliance does. Today, data is more valuable…
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How Blockchain Tech Can Facilitate GDPR Compliance

Posted by - March 8, 2018
The Role of BYOID in Meeting Requirements With the deadline fast approaching to have solutions in place that comply with GDPR regulations, it’s predicted that 80 percent of companies won’t be ready. Blockchain technology offers a new, innovative and purpose-built way to meet the regulation’s requirements. Here’s what you need…
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5 Security and Compliance Trends to Watch in 2018

Posted by - February 26, 2018
Putting Plans Into Effect As tech evolves, so too does the compliance landscape, and keeping up can prove quite the challenge for many businesses. Here, we share trends and predictions from Anthony West, CTO at Actiance and an expert in electronic communications compliance. While 2017 was spent frantically preparing for…
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Countdown to the GDPR

Posted by - February 14, 2018
What Compliance Should Be Doing Now CCI has covered the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) extensively, and by now most readers may know that the deadline for GDPR compliance is barreling toward us. Kevin Gibson walks us through what businesses must do to prepare. May 25, 2018, the day on…