Data Protection Regulations

Why Data Processors Need Two Information Protection Policies

May 10, 2024
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This entry explains why data processors (in particular) should have two distinct complementary types of information protection policies: one outlining the information security practices related to the services they provide data controllers, and another covering how they protect the vital information used to run their business. All modern data protection regulations require data controllers (clients)…

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What Business Services are Data Processors, and Why Does It Matter?

April 15, 2024
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This entry is intended to help both novice and veteran data protection professional appreciate the number and types of service providers subject to the compliance requirements of privacy regulations. As far back as the mid 1990s, regulations have reflected the fact that data-related vendors, a.k.a., data processors, are critical to data controllers’ ability to protect…

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