Spirion Whitepaper: CCPA Compliance

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) goes into effect on January 1, 2020. Its primary function is to enhance privacy rights and consumer protections for California residents. The CCPA regulates what businesses can and cannot do with personal information they collect. Its considered a landmark legislation on data protection because of its strict guidelines. In […]

Data Protection, Adtech Industry and Digital Advertising: The Challenges to Come

In 2018 and 2019, Data Protection Authorities in Europe have launched different initiatives around digital advertising with far-reaching consequences for all organisations, especially the AdTech industry. From the focus by the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL) and the UK Information Commissioner Office (ICO) on Real-Time Bidding and AdTech to the new rules […]

How Spirion Advances Compliance with the EU GDPR

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR or “The Regulation”)represents the most sweeping data protection regulation to come into force in the past 20 years. The Regulation greatly expands the definition of personal data to include machine-readable information that is linked or linkable to an identified or identifiable person. Examples include IP or email […]

OneTrust DataGuidance: Comparing privacy laws: GDPR v. CCPA

The General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (‘GDPR’) and the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (‘CCPA’) (SB-1121 as amended at the time of this publication) both aim to guarantee strong protection for individuals regarding their personal data and apply to businesses that collect, use, or share consumer data, whether the information was obtained […]

Egress: Insider Data Breach Survey 2019

Over the last five years, headline-grabbing incidents have demonstrated the potential implications of a data breach – from damaged business reputation, to loss of revenue and even company devaluation. According to the 2018 Cost of a Data Breach survey conducted by the Ponemon Institute, the typical data breach now costs a company $3.86M, up 6.4% […]

SAI Global: A Tale Of Vendor Risk

Did you ever expect to wear so many hats? DPO, Technical analyst and IT Guru, detective and political traffic warden, faithful corporate warrior and organisational psychologist. Whether you’re a CISO, Compliance Officer, DPO or Auditor, this eBook is a topical tale of vendor risk, that’s not to be missed. Imagine that one of your key […]

Syrenis: Do cookie management tools work?

We had a theory that the majority of websites were allowing the ‘prior placement’ of non-essential cookies. This report shows our findings, but first… What is ‘prior placement’ of cookies? Prior placement is the term used to describe when a website places cookies onto your device before asking for your permission to do so. Is […]

The GDPR Maturity Framework

In May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became one of the most comprehensive data protection laws to be implemented in the world. Nearly all businesses and organisations handling the personal data of individuals living within the European Union, had to ensure they were compliant under the new regulations. The regulations led to the […]