The State of GDPR, One Year Later

Enacted on May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) shook up the privacy world by enacting some of the strongest consumer protection laws ever seen. Any industry that processes the personal data of European Union residents was affected, and the regulation was designed to force organizations to implement the appropriate processes to manage consumer privacy and build consumer trust.
One year later, we reflect on what’s changed – and where we’re headed in 2019.

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Compliance Doesn’t Have to be Scary

Every October during National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we show you why cybersecurity is vital to protecting your organization from outside threats – but that’s only one side of the coin when it comes to defense. Continue reading “Compliance Doesn’t Have to be Scary”

Vendor Due Diligence & Contract Review: Getting Your Regulatory & Compliance Requirements in Order for the New Year

Regulatory and compliance
Most people make their New Year’s resolutions on New Year’s or just after it.  But when it comes to regulatory and compliance requirements, all companies should be looking to make their resolutions in the fall.  Take a cue from retail.  As we walk through a mall, it’s not even Thanksgiving but the holiday decorations are already out.  Right now is the time to take a preemptive strike on your regulatory and compliance needs.

So many of our clients contact us in the fall and forget of their regulatory and compliance requirements that they contractually have with a particular vendor or customer.  This is why fall is always a busy time for us at A-LIGN as we deliver on our clients’ needs, wants and expectations.

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