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"Their competency in understanding the whole realm of privacy, then working with other staff members has been very helpful and gives us confidence that we are meeting the requirements not only of GDPR, but California, Canada, China … as well as any new ones that arise in the future"

-- TechSmith’s CFO.

Direct Marketing Consent Exemptions Globally

If you’ve ever received an email from a business and wondered how they got your information or when ...you signed up for emails, you were dealing with direct marketing communications. It might seem like a business is being tricky, but in many cases, it was actually their right to send you an unsolic...

U.S. Private-Sector Privacy (CIPP/US)

Oct 26, 2021 -
Oct 27, 2021
9:00 AM EST - 4:00 PM EST
$1995
Online or Delray Beach, FL
Led by Bob Siegel
Only 1 in-person and 2 online seats remaining!
U.S. Private-Sector Privacy CIPP/US provides an overview of data protection laws and regulations in the U.S and an underst...

The most Epik breach

Behold! The Worst Breach Response! In the last five years, I have seen a fair number of breaches and... most of them are similarly—notify appropriate authorities, stop any further damage, investigate, and alert affected parties. Of course, these breaches happen more often than we would like to admit...

Privacy Program Management (CIPM)

Nov 3, 2021 -
Nov 4, 2021
9:00 AM EST - 4:00 PM EST
$1995
Online or Nashua, NH
Led by Benjamin Siegel
Privacy Program Management teaches you how to create and manage a privacy program. It gives you the tools to answer day-to...

IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk 2021

The IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. Conference (PSR) is the number one event focused on the intersecti...on of privacy and technology. PSR 2021 will be held live in San Diego, CA, speakers and breakout sessions will dive deeply into maximizing technology as a privacy asset and minimizing it as a priva...

U.S. Private-Sector Privacy (CIPP/US)

Nov 15, 2021 -
Nov 17, 2021
9:00 AM EST - 4:00 PM EST
$1995
Online
Monday and Wednesday
U.S. Private-Sector Privacy CIPP/US provides an overview of data protection laws and regulations in the U.S and an underst...

Certification Study Groups – CIPM

Nov 19, 2021
1:00 PM EST - 3:00 PM EST
$95
Online
Led by Benjamin Siegel
There are many ways to prepare for taking a certification exam from the International Association of Privacy Professionals...

How to interpret GDPR, LGPD, and PIPL when choosing Data Protection Officers?

Two recently passed data privacy laws impact the selection of Data Protection Officers, but provide ...varying degrees of specificity on the subject: the Chinese Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL) and the Brazilian General Data Protection Law (LGPD). Since both laws share similarities with t...

Certification Study Groups – CIPP/US

Nov 26, 2021
1:00 PM EST - 3:00 PM EST
$95
Live Online
Led by Bob Siegel
There are many ways to prepare for taking a certification exam from the International Association of Privacy Professionals...

European Data Protection (CIPP/E)

Nov 30, 2021 -
Dec 1, 2021
9:00 AM EST - 4:00 PM EST (Full-Day)
$1995
Online or Nashua, NH
Led by Benjamin Siegel
The European Data Protection (CIPP/E) encompasses pan-European and national data protection laws, key data protection term...

WhatsApp paying 225 Million Euro Fine

Earlier today, the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) announced a 225 million euro fine against ...WhatsApp. As many know, WhatsApp is owned by Facebook and this fine was targeted at the transparency of WhatsApp’s processing activities. In some ways, this even mirrors Cambridge Analytica from 20...

What’s in a name (or Why Privacy Ref)

An important decision when starting a company is the name. Many people have asked me “why Priv...acy Ref?” There are actually four reasons the name was chosen.

Sontiq Takes Critical Steps to be Privacy Law Compliant

Complexities of ever-expanding privacy laws all over the world mean that legal departments at many companies, large and small, need help in navigating complex laws, keeping up with new legislation, and ensuring corporate, as well as employee compliance. That’s where the experience and knowledge o...

Certification Study Group – CIPP/E

Dec 10, 2021
1:00 PM EST - 3:00 PM EST
$95
Live Online
Led by Benjamin Siegel
There are many ways to prepare for taking a certification exam from the International Association of Privacy Professionals...

Privacy Program Management (CIPM)

Dec 13, 2021 -
Dec 14, 2021
9:00 AM EST - 4:00 PM EST
$1995
Online or Nashua, NH
Led by Benjamin Siegel
Privacy Program Management teaches you how to create and manage a privacy program. It gives you the tools to answer day-to...

Quarterly Data Breach Review

Dec 14, 2021
1:00 PM EST - 2:00 PM EST
Free
Online
Led by Benjamin Siegel
Once a quarter, we will review several recent breaches during our quarterly data breach webinar, discussing what happened ...

Certification Study Groups – CIPM

Dec 17, 2021
1:00 PM EST - 3:00 PM EST
$95
Online
Led by Benjamin Siegel
There are many ways to prepare for taking a certification exam from the International Association of Privacy Professionals...