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September Spotlight: IAPP Privacy Security Risk; Changing Role of the CPO

August 31, 2016

IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2016 September 13-16 San Jose San Jose is home to the upcoming IAPP Privacy.Security.Risk (P.S.R.) conference once again. The conference brings together attendees from privacy, technology and security backgrounds to focus on today’s innovations and challenges of data protection. TRUSTe will be participating in different ways throughout the conference: Come say hello at Booth #8 and demo new exciting products and services, including Privacy Shield compliance offerings. Stop by Tanq Lounge at the Marriott on Wednesday, Sept 14 from 7-9pm (limited space, must be a conference attendee) to visit with fellow attendees. Hear from TRUSTe’s Josh … Continue reading September Spotlight: IAPP Privacy Security Risk; Changing Role of the CPO

Leading Chief Privacy Officer Hilary Wandall Joins TRUSTe

August 01, 2016

TRUSTe’s thrilled to announce that Hilary Wandall, Associate Vice President, Compliance and Chief Privacy Officer at the global pharmaceutical company, Merck & Co. Inc., has joined TRUSTe as General Counsel and Chief Data Governance Officer. In this role, Hilary will use her extensive global privacy knowledge and operational experience to help TRUSTe further expand their market leading privacy technology and service offerings. She will be a member of the TRUSTe Executive Team and also direct strategic legal, regulatory and privacy related initiatives to help TRUSTe scale its internal business operations. In 22 years at Merck, Hilary served as Chief Privacy … Continue reading Leading Chief Privacy Officer Hilary Wandall Joins TRUSTe

May Spotlight: TRUSTe Speaking at Events in Toronto, LA and London

May 02, 2016

IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2016 May 11 – May 12 Toronto The privacy landscape is changing at breakneck speed, and your job is becoming more complex by the day. Boasting exceptional education, unmatched networking and a strong community of privacy professionals, the Symposium returns to help you step up your game. TRUSTe’s Eleanor Treharne-Jones will be speaking on Wednesday, May 11th, 11:45am-1pm on “Are You Ready for the GDPR? Let’s Find Out.” > Register here   Digital Advertising Alliance Summit 2016 May 12 – May 13 Los Angeles The Digital Advertising Alliance Summit 2016 is a full-day event and provides … Continue reading May Spotlight: TRUSTe Speaking at Events in Toronto, LA and London

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

White House Steps Up APEC-EU Interoperability Push

November 25, 2015

For the first time, the White House has called out the APEC-EU privacy interoperability project as one of its key initiatives APEC member economies will prioritize in order to enhance regional economic integration for the Asia Pacific region, wrote TRUSTe’s Director of Policy Josh Harris in an article for The Privacy Advisor. The goal of the interoperability project is to provide a dual-certification approach to streamline global privacy practices without duplicating efforts – something that will appeal to many companies. It would establish mechanisms to facilitate a company’s simultaneous participation in the Cross Border Privacy Rules and Binding Corporate Rules … Continue reading White House Steps Up APEC-EU Interoperability Push

IAPP KnowledgeNet at TRUSTe HQ!

October 28, 2015

It was a full audience at this morning’s IAPP San Francisco Bay Area KnowledgeNet at TRUSTe HQ! Ray Everett, Esq., CIPP/US, Principal Consultant & Product Director – Compliance Solutions at TRUSTe, spoke about the importance of understanding and mapping your data flows following the Safe Harbor ruling. The presentation was titled, “Keeping an Even Keel: Mapping your Data Flows Following the Safe Harbor Ruling.” IAPP KnowledgeNet events are fun and informative, and in addition can help you earn CPE credits. Thank you to Mary Westberg, CIPP/US, CIPT, SanDisk Corporation, who organized this event and invited TRUSTe to speak.