What are GDPR Fines and Penalties?

Organizations that fail to comply with the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) standards for data protection, data security, and data processing can face steep fines. ...
February 24, 2022

What is a Data Retention Policy?

A data retention policy is a company's established protocol for keeping records for a set period of time. It may also be called a records retention policy or backup retention policy. The goa ...
October 4, 2021

Why do Compliance Programs Fail?

Understand why compliance programs fail, and where you can identify failure points and vulnerabilities before they become liabilities.  What is a compliance program? Corporate complianc ...
May 4, 2021

3 Reasons Why It’s Critical to Consider Relationships When Building Reports

When it comes to managing risk and compliance programs, reporting on status and results is a key part of the job. Yet when building reports, organizations often overlook the importance of ex ...
October 28, 2020

Preparing for a GDPR Audit

October 13, 2020

What are the 8 GDPR Rights of Individuals?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) provides eight fundamental rights to individuals who live in European Union (EU) member states. These individuals are known as data subjects. ...
January 24, 2020

What is Data Governance?

Data governance is a group of processes and practices to ensure an organization is effectively and efficiently using its data assets to achieve its business goals.  Often data governance ...
January 11, 2020

What Countries are Covered by GDPR?

Effective May 25, 2018, the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is a new data protection law that regulates how organizations protect the personal data of people residing in the Europe ...
August 6, 2019

What is GDPR?

What is GDPR? The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is a data protection law that mandates all companies doing business within the European Union (EU) member states must comply with ...
August 6, 2019

What is personal data under GDPR?

What is personal data under GDPR? Article 4 of the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) defines personal data as: “Information relating to an identified or identifiabl ...
August 6, 2019