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What is GDPR?

What is GDPR? September 22, 2021 Compliance | Design | Riskwatch Blog GDPR Defined The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a data privacy and security law that was passed by the European Union back in 2018. It quickly made its reputation as one of the toughest laws for its scope and also for its […]

Increased Regulations for Financial Institutions

Increased Regulations for Financial Institutions July 14, 2021 Compliance | Financial Services | News Room | Riskwatch Blog On June 30th, 2021, the U.S. Department of the Treasury released a set of national priorities in a document titled ‘Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism National Priorities.’ These priorities are aligned with the 2018 […]

Outsourcing Risk Management

Outsourcing Risk Management June 17, 2021 Compliance | Risk Assessment | Risk Management | Riskwatch Blog Outsourcing is a business practice of hiring a third party to perform services or create goods that otherwise could be performed in-house by the company’s existing staff. This applies to a wide range of industries and use cases. Examples […]

Eco-Friendly Risk Management Practices

Eco-Friendly Risk Management Practices January 7, 2021 Compliance | Design | Risk Management | Riskwatch Blog How can we make eco-friendly business decisions that also benefit risk management goals? This is a question a lot of companies are asking lately, for several reasons. Many companies feel a responsibility to minimize their contribution to global warming; […]

NIST SP 800-171

NIST SP 800-171 October 28, 2020 Compliance | Cyber Security | Riskwatch Blog Who is NIST? The US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is an organization with the goal of improving economic security and quality of life. They pursue this goal by promoting innovation and industrial competitiveness within the US through advancements in […]

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace June 11, 2020 Compliance | Diversity | Regulatory Compliance | Riskwatch Blog Diversity and Inclusion As we settle into the middle of Pride Month and protests across the world call out systemic racism, it feels appropriate that we use this time to address the importance of diversity and inclusion […]


The CAN-SPAM Act February 13, 2020 Compliance | Regulatory Compliance | Riskwatch Blog What Is the CAN-SPAM Act? The CAN-SPAM Act essentially dictates what can and cannot be done in regards to commercial messaging, including what can happen if you’re noncompliant. Formally referred to as The Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography And Marketing Act, […]

Top 5 Risks in Education

Top 5 Risks in Education January 15, 2020 Compliance | Education | Physical Security | Riskwatch Blog Risks in Education Whether students are 6-years-old or 40, educational institutions are responsible for providing them with a safe, productive learning environment free of risks. Education risk management is becoming increasingly important as institutions move away from simply […]

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) January 3, 2020 Compliance | News Room | Riskwatch Blog What is the California Consumer Privacy Act? The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) exists to provide California residents with more control over their data and information on how it is being used. For businesses, this means policies must adapt so […]

5 Steps for Healthcare Compliance

5 Steps for Healthcare Compliance October 10, 2019 Compliance | HIPAA Risk Analysis | Hospital Security | Riskwatch Blog Healthcare Compliance As a highly regulated, high-risk industry, healthcare organizations place the utmost concern on compliance. Healthcare compliance protects both patients and staff, and widely covers areas such as patient safety, data protection, and billing. As […]