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GDPR: DPIAs & Risk

July 26, 2017

  TrustArc Chief Data Governance Officer and General Counsel Hilary Wandall and Information Accountability Foundation (IAF) Executive Director and Chief Strategist Marty Abrams held a webinar where they spoke about the background, requirements, and examples of DPIAs, available on demand here. First, they reviewed how the first privacy assessment methodology was developed and how comprehensive data impact assessments originated to illustrate the evolution of privacy assessments. Then, they went on to explain how the newly required DPIAs differ from traditional PIAs. While traditional PIAs focus on technical requirements for compliance, DPIAs bring in larger ethical issues. Technical requirements focus on … Continue reading GDPR: DPIAs & Risk

Privacy Risk Summit 2017 – Highlights

June 08, 2017

More than 250 privacy professionals gathered in the heart of San Francisco this week to discuss the challenges they face in managing emerging privacy risks and share strategies for success. They enjoyed a packed day of inspiring panels, expert breakout sessions and, of course, networking to acquire new ideas and practical advice to take back to the office. The Privacy Risk Summit brought together over 45+ speakers across 20 sessions and 4 parallel tracks. Hilary Wandall, TrustArc General Counsel & Chief Data Governance Officer, provided a captivating welcome and opening remarks. The TRUSTe Privacy Risk Summit – Highlights Kai Westerwelle, Partner … Continue reading Privacy Risk Summit 2017 – Highlights

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.

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