PII Examples

Cole PrudenPersonal Data, PII, PII Examples

Below you’ll find a list of PII examples to help you better understand what PII looks like in the real world. You’ll also find a downloadable file attached to each point with specified PII examples you can then use to test your discovery solution. Enjoy. PII includes, but is not limited to: Names: Full name, First name, last name, maiden … Read More

The Complete Guide to PII

Cole PrudenPersonal Data, PII, PII Examples

Ever wondered what’s the difference between PII and personal data? Maybe you wanted to see a list of PII types and its examples? Not sure when regular information turns into PII? Read on to find all the answers and more. PII… Ever Heard of It? To start, let’s get the definition out of the way. PII stands for Personally Identifiable … Read More

How To: Understanding HIPAA Compliance

Cole PrudenHIPAA Compliance, PHI, PII

For many readers, when they hear the words “the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)”, their eyelids immediately start to droop. But I’m sure getting slapped with an annual $1.5 million fine would wake them up! Whether you’re the one handling the data or the actual patient looking to protect your rights, it’s time to become a HIPAA expert … Read More

Explaining Data Subject Access Requests — DSARs

Cole PrudenDSAR, PII, Right of Access

As a company owner in the 21st century, simply staying up-to-date on data compliance regulations will no longer cut it. Especially with the introduction of the GDPR in Europe, people have grown more interested in protecting their private information than ever before. So, when the time comes and one of your employees or customers makes a subject data access request, … Read More