Mandatory or Optional, Privacy Is Coming. Don’t Be Caught Unprepared

Remember the old days, when a great way to start an article was to quote a dictionary definition?  “Webster’s defines privacy as ‘freedom from unauthorized intrusion.’” You know, that sort of thing. Sometimes with a pronunciation guide. And we do love the modern touch – like a real-time voiceover or a Google Trends graphic showing […]

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CCPA Is Coming January 1. Is Your Bank Ready?

When the first customer calls from California on Jan. 1, 2020, to inquire about personal data, will your bank know what to do? For most, the answer is no. Banks and financial services firms around the world are grappling with compliance challenges as the start date draws closer for the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). […]

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Data Privacy: Now Comes the Hard Part

Our personal data has become currency in the ever expanding digital economy. This shift has become most  apparent among tech companies whose business models pivot around the monetization of customer data. The ensuing uproar over the use and abuse of personal data has academics, industry leaders, politicians, the media and policy experts calling for a […]

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Data Transparency in a Nontransparent World

Unless you live in a cave and have never touched a smartphone or computer, you probably know it’s impossible not to leave a personal data trail online. The invisible cookies are always watching our activities, and the algorithms are always making suggestions for the benefit of the digital economy. Once data is produced, it rarely fades away. […]

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