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Oct
27
2014

73% Open to Wearables at Work but Potential Privacy Issues Could Be a Concern

If you use wearables at home, it might be evident how these little tracking devices could be beneficial in the workplace. However, the potential for companies to collect this information without employee knowledge or consent raises the issue of transparency with regards to data collection. Whether monitoring our daily steps, using intelligent I.D. badges to …

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Oct
24
2014

Women in Privacy Leadership Roles: Interview with Joanne McNabb

Guest Post: Alexandra Ross, The Privacy Guru interviews Joanne McNabb, Director of Privacy Education and Policy, California Attorney General Privacy is high-profile right now. From major retail and financial sector breaches to revelations over mobile device tracking and intrusive surveillance technologies, the question of whether or not we’ll submit to living in a “post-privacy” society is …

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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 – TRUSTe at DMA 2014 & Webinars

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 Chief Privacy Officer (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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