On the privacy and security front, clearly there is a rising tide of regulation and there will be waves of change for years to come.
Now is the time for a practical approach. One of the first steps we should take is to update our privacy programs to raise the bar, to set a higher standard, to face the reality of national and global privacy regulation and higher customer expectations.
Mark has had the privilege of participating in a series of executive privacy summits across the country from San Francisco to New York in August and September. More are scheduled across Europe and the US in October and November. It has been an outstanding forum to discuss challenges, lessons learned and solutions as GDPR-like requirements continue to spread globally. Most interesting are some of the technology solutions.
Check out this replay of our July webcast on the significant revisions to SOC 2 audit reporting that become effective in December 2018.
We walk through the changes, the impact on high growth startups and established companies, and what action companies should take to meet the new requirements.
Just one month after the GDPR went into effect, the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 was signed into law last week with an effective date of January 1, 2020. This Issue Briefing summarizes who the law is applicable to, how it defines personal information, key consumer rights created by the law, key impacts to businesses, and key actions for businesses to take.