Learn How to Operationalize Privacy

February 06, 2017

The RSA Conference is right around the corner! If you will be attending the Conference, make sure to come say hello at one of the following: North Expo Exhibit Hall, Booth #N3116 – Monday, February 13 to Thursday, February 16  Get a demo of the new TRUSTe Data Inventory Manager Solution, our cutting edge technology combined with expert consultant know how and guidance to help you meet GDPR requirements. Get a Free Pass.  Register for a complimentary Exhibit Hall Only Pass by 2/16. Visit the RSA registration page and enter code XE7TRUST. TRUSTe Speaking – Monday, February 13, 1:00 pm … Continue reading Learn How to Operationalize Privacy

Maximizing Data Utility Under GDPR

January 31, 2017

31 January 2017 By Hilary Wandall General Counsel & Chief Data Governance Officer, TRUSTe Trying to solve a problem, determine the optimal course of action or make a critical decision in the absence of meaningful data not only is frustrating – it can yield undesirable outcomes. It’s like driving without a map or hiking without a compass, let alone precise GPS. Or, like trying to communicate with a friend, whose last name you don’t remember how to spell, without a phone number, email address or Twitter handle. In recent years, many business leaders have realized that connected devices, systems and … Continue reading Maximizing Data Utility Under GDPR

Top Topics of 2016

December 30, 2016

We would like to thank all of our blog subscribers and visitors for a great 2016. This year has had many monumental privacy events, from the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) being adopted to EU-US Privacy Shield being finalized. TRUSTe was there as your trusted privacy advisor throughout the changes, and here are the top three blog posts of the year: 1. EU GDPR Series: Tips on Privacy Compliance This series gives the background on the EU GDPR, the path to compliance, and practical implementation steps for each phase of your program. Each individual post contains best practices, tips, and … Continue reading Top Topics of 2016

The Privacy Leader as Business Enabler – Part 3. Maximize net data value.

December 16, 2016

16 December 2016 By Hilary Wandall General Counsel & Chief Data Governance Officer, TRUSTe Over the past two days, I shared the first two lessons I’ve learned to “Be a counselor” and “Build sustainable solutions” over the past 15 years of seeking to navigate the ever-changing privacy terrain in order to help business teams manage data responsibly and effectively. The final lesson I’ve learned is that it’s not enough to focus on regulatory compliance, maturity, accountability or even ethics. While all of these are important components of an effective, holistic, progressive approach to managing a program, in order to truly … Continue reading The Privacy Leader as Business Enabler – Part 3. Maximize net data value.

The Privacy Leader as Business Enabler – Part 2. Build Sustainable Solutions.

December 15, 2016

15 December 2016 By Hilary Wandall General Counsel & Chief Data Governance Officer, TRUSTe Yesterday, I shared the first lesson I’ve learned “Be a counselor” over the past 15 years while seeking to navigate the ever-changing privacy terrain in order to help business teams manage data responsibly and effectively. The second lesson I learned first caught me by surprise and then over time convinced me that the methods the business teams I was counseling were seeking to solve their business challenges were in fact the potential answer to a problem I encountered six years into serving as a privacy leader. … Continue reading The Privacy Leader as Business Enabler – Part 2. Build Sustainable Solutions.

The Privacy Leader as Business Enabler – Part 1. Be a Counselor.

December 14, 2016

14 December 2016 By Hilary Wandall General Counsel & Chief Data Governance Officer, TRUSTe Part 1. Be a Counselor. Last Thursday I had the honor of delivering a firestarter session at the IAPP Practical Privacy Series in Washington D.C. I had been asked to speak about re-envisioning the role of a privacy leader as a business enabler – rather than a leader who solely focuses on providing compliance, policy and/or legal guidance, and it inspired me to share three invaluable lessons I’ve learned over the past 15 years while seeking to navigate the ever-changing privacy terrain in order to help … Continue reading The Privacy Leader as Business Enabler – Part 1. Be a Counselor.