Keeping Up with Ever-Changing Privacy Regulations

Trying to keep up with ever-changing privacy regulations may feel like running on a treadmill; sure, you’re moving — but you aren’t getting anywhere. 1touch.io’s CTO & Founder, Itzhak Assaraf, discusses a solid strategy for dealing with this constant change. Data and Privacy Regulations: The Ultimate Moving Targets Keeping on top of something that never […]

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 Charles Dickens When privacy practitioners championed the use of the first generation and now outdated ‘Mapping Sold as Discovery’ technologies, they were assured that this […]

CCPA is Here; How Does its Definition of Personal Information Compare to GDPR?

Everything’s bigger in Califor….oh wait, that saying is about Texas. But it could just as well be about The Golden State, considering it’s the third-largest state in the union geographically. It has the largest population in the US and boasts the world’s fourth-largest economy.  It turns out that these last two tidbits are super significant. […]

Real Discovery of Personal Data Usage is the New Green

“Collective fear stimulates herd instinct, and tends to produce ferocity toward those who are not regarded as members of the herd.”   Bertrand Russell   Remember the early part of the century when we printed emails at will without regard to the harm the extra printing was causing to the environment? There was a gradual realization by […]

Are You Striking Out With Your DSAR Duties?

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“In baseball, my theory is to strive for consistency, not to worry about the numbers. If you dwell on statistics, you get shortsighted; if you aim for consistency, the numbers will be there in the end.” -Tom Seaver Over the last few weeks, I have had a number of conversations with different customers that were […]

The Necessity of ZERO Trust in Data Discovery for Privacy

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“I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you.”   –Friedrich Nietzsche  As a Privacy stakeholder, whether you are in a Legal, Governance or Security function, you must be certain that you understand all usage of personal data and that it is properly protected. CCPA fines are much harsher […]

Achieving Compliance with Data Protection Regulations

The EU’s General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) have greatly expanded consumers’ control over their personal data that is collected by businesses.  As a result, organizations are now required to implement processes for managing subject rights requests (SRRs)/data subject access requests (DSARs) under the new regulations. Major Requirements Under […]

It’s Time to Organize—How to Inventorize Your Mess of Data

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When was the last time you tried to inventorize your closet?  Inventorizing (or organizing, in plainspeak) your closet can be a frightening proposition; lots of clothes, all in the wrong places, some in boxes with labels, some in boxes without labels, some labeled incorrectly altogether.  Oh, and don’t forget about the clothes that made their […]