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MSPAlliance Launches GDPR Program for Service Providers

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C., June 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The International Association of Cloud & Managed Service Providers (MSPAlliance®) today launched a comprehensive program for its service providers members related to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The...

How to Survive a Nasty Software Vendor Audit

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Kristin Burnham, CIO.com, 04/30/2018 When software vendor auditors push too far, enterprise technology leaders must be prepared to push back. In an extreme case, the food company Mars (best known for Snickers and M&M’s candies)...

Blogs

 

Key Components of Software Audit Response Policies

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Software audits are significant legal and financial risks for all companies. With more and more software publishers utilizing intrusive audits and other information-gathering exercises as the basis for licensing transactions and – more troublingly –...

Articles

 

Are Your Clients Ready for GDPR on May 25?

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Robert J. Scott & Stephen F. Pinson, Headnotes, 03/23/18 What is GDPR? The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becomes effective on May 25, 2018 and should give all in-house counsel and law firms cause for...

Research

 

Fundamentals of Software Audit Data Collection

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In order to effectively manage their software usage and to mitigate software license-compliance exposure, companies need to know how to gather information regarding their product usage. While some software products may have unique data-collection requirements...