What Have We Learned About GDPR Over The Last Two Years?


In a nutshell – that it misses the point. It’s a bit harsh, but let’s consider the impact. As a consumer, I am more frustrated than ever by the continuous need to accept conditions to view a website or to give my consent to cookie usage or whatever other ingenious device confronts me to make […]


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 […]

Rolling Out the Red Carpet

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Your customer has been won over by your superior technology and has placed an order. It is an exciting time with high levels of interaction and everyone involved is in a positive frame of mind, anticipating, perhaps impatiently, the deployment of the solution. The implementation team has been involved – to varying degrees – throughout […]

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: 1touch.io Offers Image Analysis to Help Organizations Find Personally Identifiable Information (PII)


1touch.io, 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. 1touch.io 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 […]