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Oct
17
2014

The Power of the Privacy Impact Assessment

As technology has evolved, companies have realized that the data collection practices they deploy can often make the difference between success and failure. Depending on how this information is leveraged, the use of big data can push a company ahead of the competition through new data-driven strategies, uncovering numerous benefits. But the use of data …

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Oct
15
2014

CNIL comments on first findings from Cookie Sweep

Speaking at the Compliance Week Europe Conference in Brussels yesterday Sophie Narbonne, Deputy Director of Legal Affairs at the CNIL was one of the first to comment publicly following the recent European Cookie Sweep. Clarifying that they are still working on the results she said “It is clear that there is now a first layer …

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Oct
06
2014

October Monthly Spotlight

DMA 2014

October 13-14 Compliance Week Europe Brussels, Belgium Kevin Trilli, VP Product, TRUSTe will lead a workshop which looks at how compliance and privacy functions should be structured and work together and how global companies can navigate different privacy expectations between Europe and the United States. The session will include a demonstration of the TRUSTe DPM …

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Sep
29
2014

Top 5 Qualities in a Great CPO

By Alexandra Ross, The Privacy Guru (@sharemindfully) Guest Blog Whenever a new position emerges at the C-suite level, you can be certain substantial debate about exactly what the role encompasses and which skills are crucial for meeting an organization’s needs will follow. It’s understandable, as a new executive role is often a response to massive …

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Sep
25
2014

TRUSTe Appoints Privacy Pro Josh Harris as New Director of Policy

TRUSTe today announced that privacy specialist Josh Harris has joined the team as the new Director of Policy. Josh has an extensive background in the privacy field with experience as a former Department of Commerce staffer and Future of Privacy Forum Policy Director. Josh will be responsible for driving programs that protect consumer privacy and …

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Sep
18
2014

TRUSTe Launches Data Privacy Management Platform to Help Manage Complex Privacy Initiatives

With the explosion of big data, companies know that successful data collection is crucial to the success of their business.  If collected and analyzed properly, the use of big data can help companies outperform the competition by leveraging new data-driven strategies, uncovering new trends and benefits. However, the use of this data also brings significant …

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Sep
17
2014

Apple & Box Show Commitment to Cross-Border Data Privacy through APEC Certification

As Apple released the latest update to their privacy policy today, it included the new TRUSTe APEC Privacy Seal certifying that Apple abides by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Cross Border Privacy Rules System. Apple joins Box as the latest in a growing list of companies who are choosing APEC Certification to demonstrate their commitment …

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Sep
10
2014

EU Cookie Inspections – Are You Ready?

Many companies have been focused on preparing for the EU Cookie Inspections ever since the “Cookie Sweep” day was announced to determine compliance with cookie regulations across the EU on September 15-19 of this year. Given the recent fines due to violations in Spain and the Netherlands over the last few months, companies have been …

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