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Data Inventory

Also known as records of authority, data inventories identify personal data within systems and help in the mapping of how data is stored and shared. Data inventories are defined under privacy regulations including the GDPR, CCPA, and CPRA.

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HITECH

An acronym for the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act. This is an American law enacted as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. HITECH aims to build on the healthcare security and privacy requirements set forth by HIPAA. HITECH does so by adding tiered monetary penalties for noncompliance, as well as the requirement for breach notifications.

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Cross-border Data Transfer

The transfer of personal data from one legal jurisdiction, such as the EU, to another, such as the US. Many data protection laws place major restrictions on cross-border data transfers.

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