At the end of each month we’ll compile a list featuring some of the most informative and interesting privacy blog posts to let you know what topics are driving the privacy agenda this month.
As we get closer to the IoT Privacy Summit in June, the focus has been on all things big data and IoT. On May 13th, we joined forces with experts from the National Consumers League, Symantec and the National Cyber Security Alliance for a Tweet Chat to discuss privacy implications of smart homes. If you missed the live event, you can read the transcript here or search #ChatDPD. TRUSTe executives also participated in numerous conferences around the world to discuss data privacy issues. At Internet Week New York, TRUSTe CEO Chris Babel gave a presentation on smart tech and privacy on May 19th. Below are some of the month’s blog post you might have missed.
EU and APEC Officials Agree to Streamline BCR/CBPR Application Process
This article from the IAPP’s The Privacy Advisor was too good to not share. Author Angelique Carson, CIPP/US wrote about how companies such as Hewlett Packard comply with both BCRs and CBPRs. Currently, the EU/APEC working group has approved a plan for increased interoperability by making it easier for companies to comply with both BCRs and CBPRs at once.
IoT Privacy Summit: Self-Regulation & IoT Panel
IoT Privacy Summit: Smart Cities
Can’t wait to attend the IoT Privacy Summit? Don’t miss our blog posts detailing panel sessions that guests will have the opportunity to attend. One of the panels will discuss, “Can Self-Regulation Meet Privacy Challenges of IoT?” Speakers include Nancy Libin, Partner at Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP and former Chief Privacy and Civil Liberties Officer of the U.S. Department of Justice, and Nithan Sannappa, Senior Attorney at the Federal Trade Commission, in addition to the other knowledgeable guests on this panel.
Another panel will delve into the topic of smart cities. An emerging topic of conversation in tech as our world gets more and more connected.
New Trust Framework to Address Privacy & Security Challenges of Connected Devices
This blog post from May 13th shared news that the Online Trust Alliance (OTA) had announced that it was welcoming experts to join the working group responsible for creating a trust framework for the security, privacy and sustainability risks of the Internet of Things (IoT) devices. The framework will be presented at the IoT Privacy Summit on June 17th in Menlo Park, Calif.
Ad-Funded Internet Community to Convene at Upcoming DAA Summit
The DAA Summit is fast approaching. The one-day event takes place on June 2nd in New York City. Numerous speakers will discuss key topics related to the DAA program. Speakers include TRUSTe CEO Chris Babel; TRUSTe VP of Global Sales, Patricia Neuray; Michael Hauser, Assistant General Counsel, Turner Broadcasting System, as well as special guest FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny.
This month we introduced you to more members of the TRUSTe team! Click on the links below to learn more about them —
Meet TRUSTe: Patricia Neuray, VP Global Sales
Meet TRUSTe: Andrew McDevitt, Senior Privacy Consultant
What else would you like to read about on the TRUSTe blog? Tell us in the comments.