The nation’s most stringent data protection law (so far), the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 takes effect Jan. 1, 2020— and it’s generating a lot of buzz. Businesses from coast to coast are girding themselves for sweeping changes in how they collect, share, and protect California residents’ personal information. With the deadline for compliance right around the corner, GRC professionals have a lot of work to do. ZenGage, the new Slack community for information security and GRC professionals, recently hosted CCPA expert Dr. Maxine Henry, in its first #AMA (Ask Me Anything) live Slack chat series. In this candid discussion, Dr. Henry answers a broad range of questions, starting with the rights that the CCPA grants to California residents,…
While the CCPA may seem like the US version of GDPR, the two have some significant differences that businesses should understand.
Poised as the US version of the GDPR, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) focuses on consumer control over data to protect users from data breaches.