Great Expectations: Identifying Non-Secured Personal Data for CCPA

“In a word, I was too cowardly to do what I knew to be right, as I had been too cowardly to avoid doing what I knew to be wrong.” Charles Dickens When privacy practitioners championed the use of the first generation and now outdated ‘Mapping Sold as Discovery’ technologies, they were assured that this […]

The Privacy Regulations Shift

Privacy-cameras

We’ve all seen that ad on eCommerce websites. “Enter your email here to join our newsletter and receive 10% off on your next order!” All too often, we happily comply and are thrilled to purchase the item for $9 instead of $10. But as the saying goes, nothing in life is free. What are we […]

Are Enterprise and Consumer Interests Aligned?

While this may be counter-intuitive, the short answer is yes. While I can’t point to any specific studies, it does appear that organizations generally view regulations as a burden that requires resources, without much ROI (Return on Investment). Sure, there is an ROI in not getting fined, but since when do we define ROI on […]

Keeping it Private for the Good of the Company

“The unseen enemy is always the most fearsome” -George R.R Martin, A Clash of Kings, ‘Game of Thrones’ Hold on a second. Maybe we have it all wrong. I am not big on picking off the corpses of broken reputations like a carrion bird, but I think we need to rethink privacy for a second. In […]