News and Alerts for May 9, 2022

New Privacy Coalition Gathers to Set Agenda The newly-created Global Cross-Border Privacy Rules Forum-—an international association of countries that includes the U.S., Japan, Singapore, and the Republic of Korea—gathered last week in Hawaii to work on an agreement for, “potential…

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Cybersecurity Checkup: 5 Steps You Can Take Now

In today’s regulatory and economic environment, organizations need to keep pace with constantly-shifting cybersecurity and data privacy threats. ADCG has sifted through current best practices to provide the following (non-exhaustive) guidance for Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs), and other compliance…

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PIPL

China’s Personal Information Protection Law: Key Takeaways

On August 20, 2021, China’s first comprehensive Personal Information Protection Law (“PIPL”) was passed into law. The Cybersecurity Law, the Data Security Law, and the PIPL of China are the three pillars of China’s data protection framework, which govern cybersecurity, data security, and personal information protection respectively. The Cybersecurity Law largely governs cybersecurity requirements for Critical Information Infrastructure operators…
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NIST Releases New Guidance for Assessing Risk

On September 1, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released a new report that outlines the need for determining risk priorities and outlines options for properly treating risk. NISTIR8286B; Prioritizing Cybersecurity Risk for Enterprise Risk Management describes how risk priority and response information should be added to a cybersecurity risk register (CSRR). The…
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Privacy

Data Privacy Update Q3 2021

In our latest update of the data privacy landscape, we look at legislative developments in Virginia, Colorado, New York, and China, and we offer insights on current trends affecting how businesses approach data privacy readiness and governance. New and noteworthy Virginia’s VCDPA Virginia has become the second U.S. state (after California) to enact a broad, multiple-rights…
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Why Data Security and Legal Should Be Friends

Within a corporation, teams jockey for resources and promote their roles within the enterprise. It sometimes seems like important parts of the company are working at cross-purposes. Marketing wants the freedom to make promises and compliance holds them back. Production needs a hiring spree and finance says “no.” IT finds the new systems demanded by…
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Data Governance

The Ultimate Guide to Data Governance

The world of data management and analytics has come a long way since 1970, the year IBM mathematician Edgar F Codd introduced his “relational database” framework. A precursor to modern data lakes and other data management systems, it was the first to store information in a hierarchical format and make data easily accessible to anyone,…
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