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On January 1, 2020, California passed the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), marking the first intensive state-wide privacy legislation in the US. The CCPA followed the traction of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that passed on May 25, 2018. Both the CCPA and the GDPR give individuals the right to be informed, the […]

Making Your Customer the Hero

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Why do some deployment plans not work out as well as hoped?  One or more of the following ‘ingredients’ was likely missing: Speaking the same language does not equate to a common understanding, especially when that language is not the mother tongue for one or more of the parties involved. Try to avoid using slang […]

Google Maps and PII Repositories

I’m a bit like an elephant. My long-term memory is excellent, my short-term, not so much. Which is good, because I remember fondly hiking as a kid on hikes that became lovingly known as Fiasco Tours. I don’t want to mislead you. It’s not like the tours themselves were a fiasco. Despite the name, they […]

Privacy Laws – Achieving and Maintaining Compliance

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I relish the moment when someone says to me “It’s not like the regulations say that I must find every last entity. So why do I need to discover where my data can be found in order to achieve compliance? What I have is enough!” Why? Let’s start by understanding why these regulations came into […]

CPO Magazine: Technology Considerations for CCPA Compliance

January is almost here, and with it comes the new year, new resolutions, with new goals to chase. Also arriving immediately in 2020, is the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the much-discussed legislation designed to improve privacy rights and consumer protection for California residents. If you’ve never heard of the CCPA, it’s basically a set of data privacy regulations […]

PRweb: Offers Image Analysis to Help Organizations Find Personally Identifiable Information (PII)

1touch-PRweb, the leading provider of data and privacy management control solutions, announced today the addition of image analysis to its platform, enabling organizations and enterprises to find personally identifiable information (PII) associated with subject photos. is the only data privacy and protection solution on the market to offer this feature. Using both network-analytics and […]

IT Briefcase: Demystifying Common GDPR Terms

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Back in May, the world marked the one-year anniversary of the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR as it’s now commonly known. Over the course of the year, GDPR and related stories were rarely out of the headlines. GDPR was mentioned in seemingly every story written about data privacy if not covered exclusively. In the […]

Safety Detective: Interview with Mark Wellins

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Safety Detective’s Aviva Zacks had the privilege of sitting down with Mark Wellins, chief customer officer of She asked him about how his company has combined data interrogation techniques with network monitoring techniques for better accuracy. Safety Detective: How did you get into cybersecurity? Mark Wellins: In the late 80s, I joined a small company in Scotland […]

GDPR Weekly Podcast –

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Take a listen to being featured on two straight GDPR Weekly Podcasts. Chief Customer Officer Mark Wellins was interviewed, and provided insight on how he sees the data privacy world evolving.  The first one can be found here. Mark starts speaking in the 28th minute. For the second one, click here. Mark starts speaking […]