September 28, 2021

U.S. State Privacy Regulations Overview

By Callie Kinnan

Data privacy regulations have already begun to change the way many organizations manage their data. A lot has happened since the introduction of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) in 2019. Many states introduced something similar, and some regulations passed while others were put on the back burner. No matter the case, it’s important to keep up with the state…

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update on US state data privacy regulations
September 25, 2019

What’s the State of U.S. State Privacy Regulations?


Understanding and responding to new and emerging U.S. state regulations continues to be a top concern of many of the clients we work with. Those who realize they must bear the brunt of the California Consumer Privacy Act have been working with their technology and business teams for months now to address the regulation’s requirements. With other states following the…

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CCPA effective January 1, 2020
May 29, 2019

CCPA is Effective Next January 1: Are You Prepared?

By Malcolm Chisholm

Interest in the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is heating up. I wrote about CCPA almost a year ago, saying it is quite clear in what it sets out to do — and how it’s arguably the toughest privacy-related law any U.S. state has enacted. But given the fact CCPA goes into effect next January 1, it doesn’t appear to…

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Hot topics in Data Management
October 19, 2018

A Round-up of Our Hottest Data Management Articles


We started our blog back in April 2016, and today we’re celebrating our 100th article with a look back on the top five most popular ones, based on the highest number of views, reader comments and shares on social media. If you’re new to our blog, we cover a variety of topics (to date, more than 20) from our data…

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California Consumer Privacy Act and Data Protection
June 29, 2018

California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 vs. GDPR

By Malcolm Chisholm

On June 28, Governor Jerry Brown signed the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) of 2018 into law, considered by many to be one of the toughest data privacy laws in the U.S. Overview of CCPA The CCPA protects Californians’ rights to have access to and to delete the data companies collect about them. It also allows them to opt out of…

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