DataGrail Research Reveals 70% of Privacy Professionals Agree Their Systems Will Not Support New Privacy Regulations

Thousands of Manual Processes Increase Risk of Human Error, Strain Productivity; Half of Companies Missed GDPR Compliance Deadline--Most Plan New Hires for Regulations DataGrail, the privacy management platform purpose-built for the European (GDPR), Californian (CCPA) and impending privacy regulations, announced the publication of "The Age of Privacy: The Cost of Continuous Compliance." The report benchmarks the operational impact of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer…

BigID Expands Global Sales Organization to Help Enterprises Meet Worldwide Privacy Regulations

On the Heels of Record Sales Growth in 2018, BigID Adds New SVP Global Sales, VP Pre-Sales Engineering and Sales Teams in London, Paris, Stockholm, Zurich, São Paulo, Singapore to Existing US Sales Organization BigID, Inc. the leader in data-centric personal data privacy and protection, announced that it has expanded the company’s sales presence in Europe, Asia and LATAM to meet demand from new global privacy regulations. BigID has also appointed Michael Trites as senior vice president of global sales to oversee the…

Gigya Introduces Enterprise Preference Manager To Fortify Customer Trust and Address New Privacy Regulations

The Enterprise Preference Manager Can Be Adopted Without The Need To Access  The Gigya Customer Identity Management Platform Following closely on the heels around the announcement of its acquisition by SAP, Gigya, the leader in customer identity and access management (CIAM), has introduced Gigya Enterprise Preference Manager, to help organizations build customer trust and address upcoming privacy regulations, including the European Union’s upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Patrick Salyer, CEO of…

TrustArc Platform Enhancements Simplify Privacy Management for CCPA, GDPR and Other Global Regulations

New Dashboard Streamlines Compliance and Risk Management for Privacy, It and Business Teams TrustArc, the leading privacy compliance management company, announced a major expansion of its award-winning privacy platform to simplify compliance management for GDPR, California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), and other privacy regulations. The enhancements include a set of dynamic components including regulatory updates, risk scores, program status, and other privacy program Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) integrated into a…

Lotame Appoints Comscore’s Amy Yeung as General Counsel & Chief Privacy Officer

Data privacy expert will lead the company's legal, compliance and privacy functions Lotame, the world’s leading unstacked data solutions company that helps publishers, marketers and agencies find new customers, increase engagement, and grow revenue through audience data, announced the appointment of Amy Yeung as the company’s new General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer. In addition to overseeing all legal functions, Yeung will spearhead Lotame’s privacy protocols across its business, providing consumers with transparency,…

WISeKey’s Global Cybersecurity to Protect People’s Privacy and Critical Infrastructures

The Recent Hack of Ring Video Doorbells Illustrates How Vulnerable Connected Devices Are in an Internet of Things (IoT) World. People’s Privacy and Critical Equipment Are Exposed to Hackers. Wisekey’s Combined Digital Security Solutions Protect People’s and Objects’ Identity WISeKey International Holding Ltd., a leading global cybersecurity and IoT company, announced today the release of a consistent cybersecurity combined offer to secure access to connected objects. This solution sits on WISeKey’s three fundamental value…

GoodData Delivers Out-of-the-Box Compliance with California Consumer Privacy Act

Analytics Platform Built With Security, Privacy by Design, Readies Companies for Changing Regulatory Landscape GoodData, a leader in end-to-end analytics solutions, announced today that its data analytics platform now provides immediate compliance with the new California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), considered the most stringent consumer data privacy act in the United States. The CCPA, effective January 1, 2020, impacts more than 500,000 companies nationwide that conduct business in California and meet certain revenue or…

Cheetah Digital Achieves HITRUST CSF Certification to Further Mitigate Risk in Third-Party Privacy, Security and Compliance

Certification further demonstrates Cheetah Digital’s continued commitment to meeting key regulations and protecting sensitive information, while helping brands engage customers Cheetah Digital, a cross-channel customer engagement solution provider for the modern marketer, announces that Cheetah Messaging (formerly Marketing Suite) has earned Certified status for information security by HITRUST. The achievement demonstrates Cheetah Digital’s commitment to helping brands engage customers with personalized experiences, while…

Winterberry Group Research Provides Blueprint for Marketing’s Privacy Mandate

Privacy and consent management research designed to prepare marketers to play a critical role in consumer privacy and data protection demands Winterberry Group, a specialist management consultancy that supports growth initiatives in advertising, marketing, media, information and technology, today released new research: “Marketing’s Privacy Mandate: Navigating a Fragmented Ecosystem of Solutions and Organizational Demands.” The research, designed specifically for marketers, navigates the landscape of solution providers for…

CCPA Is Now Law, But Consumers Aren’t Feeling More Privacy

Research from SRAX shows 51% of active Internet users believe that their smart home devices are spying on them - despite the new California Consumer Privacy Act New research from SRAX, Inc., a digital marketing and consumer data management technology company, shows that the new California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) isn't delivering on its promise. SRAX's latest research shows that 51% of respondents either agree or strongly agree that "I'm worried that my smart home devices are being used to spy on me." Not only are…

Infringement of Privacy Rights in the Digital Age

Privacy in the digital age is a hot topic at the moment. After a honeymoon period, people are starting to realize how much of their data is stored digitally, and what the consequences can be. If you’re active online, chances are your full name, identification number, addresses, phone number, credit card details, etc. are stored online somewhere. On top of an invasion of privacy, if someone accesses this data, it can leave you vulnerable to further attacks. Your finances, relationships, and even your future can be at…

Data Privacy Day: Selected Quotes and Insights from the Industry Leaders- The Conclusion

Dear readers, this is the concluding part of our Data Privacy Day coverage. We spoke to 50+ data privacy leaders, CEOs, CMOs, and research analysts to gather information about data privacy trends. Our concluding chapter on Data Privacy Data includes insights from-- Adam Solomon, CMO of Lotame Chris Babel, CEO, TrustArc Todd Tran, Chief Strategy Officer lo for Teads Vaibhav Arya, CEO of Media.net Chris Mullaney, Data Protection Officer, UJET Alex Igelsböck, CEO, Adverity Kirit Basu, Head of Product…

Lacking Final REGS, Ad Industry Urges CA AG to Delay Enforcement of New Privacy Law

4A’s, AAF, ANA, IAB, NAI Cite Uncertainty Around Open Issues in Draft Guidance, Additional Time Needed for Companies to Implement Final Regs Five of the nation’s largest advertising trade associations urged California Attorney General Xavier Becerra to delay his office’s enforcement of the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA), so thousands of covered companies have the time necessary to review and implement the final regulations effectively, once they are released by his office. The 4A’s (American Association of…

UJET Furthers Its Commitment to Securing Its Customers Through Its Latest Data Protection and Privacy Certifications

Enhances its enterprise-grade security with multiple global and industry-specific security and privacy standards and regulations UJET Inc., a leading provider of customer support communications and solutions, announced the completion of its latest round of data protection and privacy certifications. In the final quarter of 2019 and the beginning of 2020, UJET furthered its commitment to securing its customers’ data throughout the communication cycle by achieving numerous security and privacy regulations such as SOC 1 Type…

Comscore Chief Privacy Officer Veronica Torres Appointed to International Association of Privacy Professionals’ Advisory Board

Prestigious Appointment Reflects Comscore's Ongoing Commitment to Promoting Consumer Privacy and Transparency Best Practices Comscore, a trusted partner for planning, transacting and evaluating media, is proud to announce today that Chief Privacy Officer Veronica Torres has been appointed to the International Association of Privacy Professionals' Women Leading Privacy Advisory Board. In her new role, Torres will help advance women operating in the privacy field by advising on best practices and supporting the IAPP's…

Dynata Releases 2020 Global Trends Report, Highlighting Changing Consumer Attitudes on Climate Change, Technology Adoption, Privacy and…

Second Annual Look at Consumer Sentiment and Opinion Offers Deeper Dive Into the Global Trends That Drive Attitudes and Behaviors Dynata, the world’s largest first-party data and insights platform, announced its 2020 Global Trends Report, a global study of the opinions, attitudes and behaviors of people driving the cultural, social, economic, and technological trends that impact our daily lives, including climate change, technology adoption, and privacy and trust. Now in its second annual edition, the 2020 Global Trends…

DataGrail Finds Americans Expect Privacy Controls, 4 out of 5 People Want a Privacy Law to Protect Personal Data

73% of people would pay more to online services companies to ensure they did not sell or use their data for marketing, while 77% would stop shopping at their favorite retailer altogether if the retailer did not keep their personal data safe As state houses and Congress rush to consider new consumer privacy legislation in 2020, DataGrail, a privacy management company, conducted nationwide research that shows Americans expect more control over their personal information online, and are concerned with how businesses use the…

Data Privacy Day: Selected Quotes and Insights from the Industry Leaders- Part 3

Part 1 and Part 2 revealed fascinating angles on how to deal with Data Privacy. Yet, we found out that Data Privacy Day continues to be celebrated as an event. Instead, we should ensure that Data Privacy becomes a wholesome practice throughout the industry, delivering consistent guidelines to all the organizations included in the system. Recently, DoubleVerify (DV) announced the first programmatic platform certification program for comprehensive Connected TV fraud protection. We read how Sourcepoint's OTT data privacy…

Data Privacy Day: Selected Quotes and Insights from the Industry Leaders- Part 1

28 January is celebrated as the International Data Privacy Day. CCPA came into effect from 1 January 2020. China implemented the Password Law from the start of the new year. These recent developments reveal the heightened efforts to secure customer data and provide online internet users with data privacy. Every company is slated to become a Big Data processor, either using Big Data or producing tons of it. According to a report, its the number of zeroes in Big Data that will boggle your mind - G2 puts it at more than…