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

TRUSTe Privacy Risk Summit 2017 – Special Event Launch Pricing!

December 12, 2016

One of the best ways to mitigate risk is to know what technological and regulatory change will bring ahead of time. This risk-based approach aligns with the GDPR approach to privacy management. The 2017 Privacy Risk Summit is set to carry on TRUSTe’s reputation for high quality education programs that help privacy professionals plan for future changes. Past events have brought together EU regulatory experts and Silicon Valley business leaders to discuss the impact of the EU GDPR and how organizations could navigate the global privacy requirements. Whenever there are sweeping changes, such as when IoT took off, TRUSTe is … Continue reading TRUSTe Privacy Risk Summit 2017 – Special Event Launch Pricing!

Understanding your privacy risk exposure in Latin America – Summit Preview

May 25, 2016

Technology is booming in Latin America, and privacy laws and regulations are becoming more complex as well, since more technology generally means more data processing. Latin America is a region formed by 20 different and independent countries, so getting acquainted with 20 different laws can seem quite an ordeal. Juan Luis Hernandez Conde, Founding Partner at Novus Concilium will address this topic at the upcoming TRUSTe Privacy Risk Summit on June 8th in San Francisco. In this blog post he provides an introduction to the 5 basic principles of LATAM privacy laws.   No “one stop shop” There is no document such … Continue reading Understanding your privacy risk exposure in Latin America – Summit Preview

New IAPP/TRUSTe Study: Privacy Brings Security Results

March 01, 2016

A joint study released today by the IAPP and TRUSTe finds more and more companies are turning to privacy expertise to enhance security results and protect against data breaches. The study – How IT & InfoSec Value Privacy – polled 550 privacy, IT and information security professionals across the globe in December and January. The findings reveal a significant increase in privacy-related investments, with 42% of firms spending more on privacy technology, outpacing investment in external counsel and auditors. The study also confirms the well-documented extent of the cybersecurity threat as 39% reported an incident in the last two years and increased … Continue reading New IAPP/TRUSTe Study: Privacy Brings Security Results

Privacy MeetUp Group to Host Holiday Happy Hour

December 01, 2015

Calling all Privacy Innovators and Technologists! TRUSTe is sponsoring the Holiday Happy Hour for the PI&T group on Dec. 3rd with drinks, snacks and special raffle prizes. Don’t miss out on the fun! To thank its members, PI&T is hosting an end-of-year celebration. Join PI&T at TRUSTe’s HQ for a special Holiday Happy Hour. All are welcome — whether you’re interested in learning more about the PI&T group and who’s lined up to speak in 2016, or you would just want to make merry with your colleagues and friends. Please be prepared to select an Ice Breaker Topic upon arrival. … Continue reading Privacy MeetUp Group to Host Holiday Happy Hour

What the CISO Needs to Know About Data Privacy (Webinar Recap)

October 16, 2015

In today’s webinar, “Top 5 Things the CISO Needs to Know About Data Privacy,” Senior Analyst at Forrester Research, Heidi Shey shared research on privacy in organizations with TRUSTe CEO Chris Babel. Below are a few excerpts from the webinar: “Privacy is one of those organizational functions that’s still emerging for many enterprises today,” Heidi said. “There are different ways that people are trying to bring these capabilities into the company and put people in charge of privacy and that creates some challenges as well as opportunities depending on how the privacy organization is structured.” Heidi identified types of privacy … Continue reading What the CISO Needs to Know About Data Privacy (Webinar Recap)