GDPR: Debunking Personal Data and Applicability Myths

June 12, 2018
Hosted by Rebecca Herold

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The GDPR is a very broad set of regulations, with 99 Articles that each contain one to many specific requirements related to personal data, and how it must be protected, restrictions on use and sharing, requirements for giving individuals access to their own personal data, and many other rights for the data subjects. This episode focuses on 3 of those many topics where much confusion exists. 1) Were all those email notifications on May 25 really necessary for GDPR compliance? 2) What is considered to be personal data, and in what possible forms? (HINT: It’s not just digital) 3) What types of organizations and people must comply with GDPR? We will also hit upon the additional requirements for data protection within individual countries, the protections for EU citizens as well as EU residents, is government surveillance in the EU subject to GDPR requirements, the growing tsunami of GDPR actions and complaints, and recommendations for GDPR compliance.

Data Security and Privacy with the Privacy Professor

Data Security and Privacy with the Privacy Professor

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There are more information security and privacy threats than ever before. As more technologies emerge, more big data analytics are used, and more artificial intelligence systems are deployed, cybersecurity and privacy risks grow exponentially. Rebecca has spent her entire career working to improve information security and privacy protections, by not only raising awareness of the issues within businesses and other types of organizations, but also by raising the awareness of these risks in the public and helping them to understand how to better protect their own personal data, allowing them to take their privacy protections into their own hands. Rebecca offers you information about these existing and emerging security and privacy risks and provides fresh insights into the impacts of exploiting these risks, and gives guidance, tips, expert advice, news, with fascinating guests, to help all organizations, and the general public, understand what they need to do to mitigate these risks.

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Rebecca Herold

Rebecca Herold

Rebecca has over 25 years of systems engineering, information security, privacy and compliance experience, is CEO of The Privacy Professor(r) consultancy she founded in 2004, and Co-Founder/President of SIMBUS, LLC Information Security, Privacy, Technology and Compliance cloud services. Rebecca engineered the systems and created all the content for the SIMBUS services, which include an automated risk assessment, a learning management system, breach impact calculator (the first to be published in 2002), breach response and breach management automated tasks system, to name a few. Rebecca has authored 19 books, contributed to several dozen other books, and published hundreds of articles. Rebecca led the NIST Smart Grid Privacy Subgroup for seven years, was a co-founder and officer of the IEEE P1912 Privacy and Security Architecture for Consumer Wireless Devices Working Group, and is on numerous advisory boards. Rebecca was an Adjunct Professor for the Norwich University MSISA program for nine years. Rebecca has received numerous awards for her work, and has provided keynotes on five continents to date. Rebecca is frequently interviewed, including regularly on the KCWI-TV (Des Moines) morning television show, serves on Advisory and Directors boards, provides expert witness services, and is quoted in diverse broadcasts and publications. Rebecca holds the following certifications: FIP, CISSP, CISA, CISM, CIPT, CIPM, CIPP/US, FLMI. Rebecca is based in Des Moines, Iowa, USA.

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