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4 Years Ago, the GDPR Changed Everything. Now What?

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation is approaching its 4th year anniversary since it was implemented in May 2018. Since its inception, it has been hailed as a groundbreaking framework for making users’ rights on the Internet a human right. Its impact in many other markets has been undeniable and it truly has affected how the world of the Internet works, even outside EU borders.

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GDPR Prevails: Google Analytics Running into Trouble in the EU?

Almost 6 years ago, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (better known for its acronym, GDPR) changed the world of personal data protection forever. The groundbreaking ruling has since been replicated, albeit with changes, in over a dozen other markets.

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Protecting Australian Consumer Data Rights (CDR) with Kong Gateway

This post highlights how you could use Kong Gateway to implement a solution for the Australian Consumer Data Standards (CDS), which is part of the Consumer Data Right legislation introduced by the Australian Government in November 2017. As detailed on the Australian ACCC website: CDR will give consumers greater access to and control over their data and will improve consumers’ ability to compare and switch between products and services.

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The Ultimate Guide to HIPAA

The Healthcare Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) has been an important federal law in healthcare since 1996. Part of its purpose was to create standards meant to protect sensitive patient information, and it took on even more important once the digitalization of patient health records became widespread. Now it’s required for certain types of businesses to protect patient health information—or face fines that range from $100 to $50,000 per violation.

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The Official 2021 Checklist for HIPAA Compliance

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) is a U.S. federal law. It sets national standards for health care providers to maintain the privacy of patients' protected health information (PHI), including electronically protected health information (ePHI). If you collect, store, or process any kind of patient or medical data, you need to be aware of HIPAA and how it affects your operations. But what does it really mean to be HIPAA compliant?

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The Complete Guide to GDPR Compliance

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a landmark piece of legislation that affects how organizations can handle, process, and store the personal data of European Union (EU) citizens and residents. But what does the GDPR require exactly, and how can you be sure that your organization complies with it? We go over everything you need to know in this all-in-one guide to GDPR compliance.

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What is Data Privacy-and Why Is It Important?

You've probably heard the expression "data is the new oil." Well, data today is fueling an increasing number of businesses. Personalized customer experiences, automated marketing messaging, and science-driven insights all depend on the quality and volume of your information. Companies are eager to gather data, and understandably so. Legislators, on the other hand, are keen to protect the privacy and safety of individuals.