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By Martin Kuppinger

California Consumer Privacy Act: The Need for Data-Centric Security

CCPA is the latest in a series of global privacy regulations. It comes with new requirements for dealing with personal data and is accompanied by severe penalties. Thus, businesses must take appropriate action to comply with CCPA. While handling consent and opt-outs are at the forefront, successful mitigation of risks starts with data-centric security – it is about understanding where personal data resides and encrypting or anonymizing that data whenever possible. This is where technology, such as data tokenization becomes an essential element for every business.

1 Introduction

Regulations impact the way businesses operate, but also how technologies evolve. Over the past few years, a series of new data privacy regulations hav ...

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2 Highlights

  • Understanding the impact of CCPA and related privacy regulations and the potential consequences for businesses.
  • Six key actions to achieve complia ...
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3 CCPA & more: What regulations require today

CCPA is one of the latest in a series of new privacy regulations across the globe that affects businesses and comes with potentially very severe penal ...

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4 Six key actions to take for compliance and protection of personal data

There are many things businesses must do to comply with CCPA. Some are clearly defined, such as links for opting out. Others happen in the background, ...

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5 Protecting data: Encrypt, tokenize, and continue operating

Data-centric security helps to limit the potential impact of data breaches and fraudulent use of personal data. Anonymization of records by tokenizati ...

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6 Action Plan for meeting the requirements of CCPA

There are several actions businesses must take. It is essential to not only cover the high-level requirements but to use CCPA as a starting point for ...

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