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  • Kathy Staples

6 Blogs Honoring Data Privacy Week


Successfully enforcing data privacy and security is a leading concern for most organizations, especially with the rising number of cyber-attack incidents and their financial impact. The average cost of a data breach tops $4.35 million worldwide, and $9.44 million in the U.S., according to IBM’s 2022 Cost of a Data Breach report.


Originating as Data Privacy Day in 2008, Data Privacy Week is now recognized from January 24 - 28 internationally to boost awareness about the importance of data management and online privacy. The focus of Data Privacy Week is to inform consumers how their personal data is being used and to ensure they can securely manage their own data while organizations pledge to respect and safeguard consumer data.


To celebrate Data Privacy Week, we’ve compiled a list of blog posts that embody the significance of incorporating data privacy efforts in your organization:


  1. Data Privacy: Compliance Doesn’t Equal Security, But What About Privacy? Learn more about different data privacy requirements you may be facing and how to build a comprehensive privacy program for your organization.

  2. Privacy vs. Security Discover the different between “data privacy” and “data security” and what to include in a robust data privacy program.

  3. HIPAA: Common Violations and How to Avoid Them HIPAA compliance is about protecting the sensitive health information of your patients and reducing the risk of a breach to an appropriate and acceptable level. Discover incidents that can lead to breaches of protected health care information and how to precent them.

  4. HIPAA vs. FERPA: High Level Guidance for Higher Ed There is often confusion surrounding what data falls under HIPAA and FERPA protection. We break down where HIPAA and FERPA apply under the law and how best to protect sensitive information.

  5. GDPR: Updating Your Privacy Notice Within the GDPR, there are several requirements specifically addressing the organization’s privacy policy and required consent for data collection. Learn what these requirements include.

  6. Working Remotely: Six Ways to Secure Your Data Remote employees are more susceptible to hackers and inadvertently allowing unauthorized access to organizational systems and data. Here are some best practices to keep in mind when working remotely.


CampusGuard is your data privacy and security expert who can provide your organization with the guidance needed to establish compliance. Let us know how we can help!


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