What’s the Difference between Redaction, Deidentification, and Anonymization?
Safeguarding your consumer data is your agency’s responsibility, be it a small business, large enterprise, or even a government entity to protect the information from abuse or breaches of their data systems. Ways that can be done is through redaction, anonymization, or de-identification of the data. Once data has been used, or reached the end of its lifespan, it must be destroyed.
CCPA is Here | Are You Compliant?
It would be in the best interest of your business to get on board. July 1, 2020, is the day that the California AG and all of California’s residents will have an opportunity to hold your company to account. Severe financial penalties will now follow failure to comply. There can be lawsuits, state, and consumer fines. For a company handling large amounts of consumer data, a single breach can cost them $2500 per consumer.
Your Privacy Amidst Global Pandemic
Allowing the invasion of personal privacy can be complicated. With the pandemic, worldwide loosening of data protection laws are likely to come across America. In at least 27 countries, there have been changes brought on by the pandemic in data privacy legislation. These laws are loosened for health officials to track and monitor patients; they are attempting to gain control of the virus.
Compliant Data For Authorized Eyes Only
The Information Commissioner’s Office reported 75 cases of ‘ failure to redact ‘ in the final quarter of 2019. Document redaction in the digital age is becoming more difficult than it should be. The first question to ask do you have redaction software in your organization, and if so, how does it handle different file types?
Set Your Sights on Washington State
Washington State will be implementing the new Washington Privacy Act (WPA) which was recently released for the public. Washington has not only met the standards provided by the CCPA but has upped the ante for all future privacy legislation to come. The bill is so comprehensive that it may lead as an example for more upcoming changes in proposed federal legislation, and other state legislations across the country.