Melissa Bongarzone

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Understand Apple’s Mail Privacy Protection Ahead Of The Holiday Season

Shar VanBoskirk November 7, 2022
Learn highlights about Apple's Mail Privacy Protection ahead of the holiday season to expertly craft your email marketing strategy.
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Google’s Delay Is No Excuse: Prepare For Cookie Deprecation’s Impact On Paid Search

Nikhil Lai October 28, 2022
In July, Google delayed the death of third-party cookies … again. This delay gave marketers a false sense of security, despite other browsers blocking third-party cookies, Apple letting users opt out of IDFAs, and privacy bills mandating the use of cookie consent banners. Often, marketers focus on data deprecation’s impacts on paid social and programmatic […]
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Outexecute When You Can’t Outspend: How To Compete With Amazon In Paid Search

Nikhil Lai October 11, 2022
Given Amazon’s dominance, competing with it in the Google Ads auction is uniquely challenging. But companies can use a strategic approach to make gains.
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CCPA Penalties Are Here: Sephora Hit With $1.2 Million Fine

Stephanie Liu September 9, 2022
French retailer Sephora became the first company to be penalized under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) for not disclosing to consumers that it sells their personal information, failing to respect users’ Global Privacy Control as an opt-out, and neglecting to correct these infractions by the deadline. The $1.2 million penalty is part of a […]
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Fix The Vulnerability Within: Break Gender Bias In Cybersecurity

Jinan Budge March 7, 2022
Forrester predicts that in 2022, one in 10 experienced security pros will exit the industry. This brain drain is the result of a few dynamics colliding: poor financial and advancement incentives; general stress and burnout impacting security teams; and cybersecurity’s dirty little secret, workplace toxicity! And cybersecurity isn’t immune to the hidden epidemic impacting women’s ability […]
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Security Recommendations 2020: What To Focus On

Sandy Carielli April 27, 2020
Our team of security and risk analysts spent the past few months brainstorming and curating tactical and strategic advice designed to improve your security programs for 2020 and beyond . . . and then along came the COVID-19 global pandemic. In the midst of this, firms are undergoing a shuffle of priorities to accommodate a […]