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Privacy Program Management: A Framework for Success Webinar Recap

April 03, 2017

TRUSTe General Counsel and Chief Data Governance Officer Hilary Wandall gave a webinar where she discussed how to support each phase of building a privacy program by using a clear framework, standards, and operational controls. The discussion also included tips on how to make accountability effective in an organization, and what accountability looks like in practice. If you missed it, click HERE to listen to the entire webinar on demand. One of the topics covered was how to get started. To get started with a privacy program, first you have to decide upon a model. Some important considerations are: What … Continue reading Privacy Program Management: A Framework for Success Webinar Recap

Key Takeaways from Building a Privacy Governance Program Webinar

October 26, 2016

Last week we had Michelle Fleury, Sr. Director of Supply Chain Operations at Cisco, and Patrick Curry, Director of Privacy and Compliance at McKesson US discuss how to build a privacy governance program.  They discussed some privacy and security challenges that organizations face today. Specifically, they discussed how data isn’t kept in one place due to the proliferation of networked devices, causing organizations to struggle with where to start securing their enterprises. Moreover, organizations may have diverse strategic considerations, such as legal obligations, customer expectations, competitive differentiators, and the risk landscape. To meet these strategic considerations while securing the enterprise, … Continue reading Key Takeaways from Building a Privacy Governance Program Webinar

Privacy Insight Series Webinar Covers Building an Effective Privacy Program

September 24, 2015

TRUSTe’s most recent webinar in the Privacy Insight Series titled, “Building an Effective Privacy Program — Six Practical Steps” covered the process to build a privacy program while mitigating risk and keeping privacy best practices top-of-mind. Speakers were Beth Sipula, CIPP/US, Senior Consultant at TRUSTe, and Paola Zeni, Director, Global Privacy, Ethics and Compliance at Symantec Corporation. This was the third webinar in our Fall/Winter Privacy Insight Series. The series consists of webinars with top privacy experts who discuss the major privacy issues of today. Watch this clip to get an idea of this webinar’s content. Download the full webinar here. Join us on Oct. 15 for … Continue reading Privacy Insight Series Webinar Covers Building an Effective Privacy Program

APEC Member Economies Unanimously Approve TRUSTe’s Renewal as Accountability Agent for Cross Border Privacy Rules System

January 27, 2015

TRUSTe’s request for renewal as an Accountability Agent for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Cross Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) System has been unanimously approved by the 21 APEC member Economies. Being an Accountability Agent, TRUSTe will continue to review, certify, monitor and enforce the privacy practices of participating U.S.-based companies or subsidiaries to ensure compliance with the CBPR system. “It is important that TRUSTe continues to support businesses in meeting global requirements for safe data transfer, while also ensuring that the customer’s personal information is kept safe,” says TRUSTe CEO Chris Babel. “The APEC program serves as a key part … Continue reading APEC Member Economies Unanimously Approve TRUSTe’s Renewal as Accountability Agent for Cross Border Privacy Rules System

Pointers on Privacy and Trust for Small Online Retailers

January 05, 2009

The game has changed for retail. In an era of increasingly competitive online business, failing corporate giants and consumer fear over the state of the economy, it’s clear that small online retailers will face an uphill battle over the next year. The good news is, e-commerce may be the one bright light in an increasingly dismal world of retail, and there are simple steps retailers can take to improve their profits online. Having a privacy policy is just one small step in an overall privacy program online retailers should follow, writes Fran Maier, CEO of TRUSTe. She offers other suggestions … Continue reading Pointers on Privacy and Trust for Small Online Retailers