TrustArc Blog

Top Three Fastest Growing Privacy Tech Tools – 2019 IAPP & TrustArc Research Blog Series – Part III

October 08, 2019

After introducing the 2019 Privacy Tech Adoption Report in part I of this blog post series and illustrating the differences in buying roles between the IT office and the privacy office in part II, we are pleased to share the final post of this series. Part III of this blog series will share the top three fastest growing tech tools, and outline how you can gain influencing power when it comes to product acquisition.  The increasing complexity of business in the digital world, coupled with a growing list of global privacy frameworks, has increased the need for organizations to adopt … Continue reading Top Three Fastest Growing Privacy Tech Tools – 2019 IAPP & TrustArc Research Blog Series – Part III

Privacy Tech Preferences by the IT Office and the Privacy Office – 2019 IAPP & TrustArc Research Blog Series Part II

August 27, 2019

Part I of this blog post series introduced the 2019 Privacy Tech Adoption Report, benchmarking how privacy tech is bought and deployed.  This blog post will illustrate the differences between the IT office and the privacy office when it comes to privacy tech preferences. Businesses can use this information in two ways: first, to compare their purchasing decisions amongst peers; second, to identify stakeholders across business units as privacy tech evaluation begins. Privacy Tech Decision Making  The heat map below depicts the percentage of respondents that selected a particular team as the primary decision maker for each technology tested in … Continue reading Privacy Tech Preferences by the IT Office and the Privacy Office – 2019 IAPP & TrustArc Research Blog Series Part II

IAPP & TrustArc Research: Part I – The Growing Demand for Privacy Technology Solutions

July 19, 2019

The increasing complexity of conducting business in the digital world has resulted in the need for organizations to adopt solutions that demonstrate compliance. Consumers care now more than ever what happens with their data when they use these services. The seemingly never ending announcements of global privacy frameworks make matters even more challenging (and dare we say it, costly). The old days of spreadsheets and Word documents are simply not up to the demands of the modern digital ecosystem.   For the second year running, the IAPP together with TrustArc surveyed 345 privacy professionals around the globe to gain an understanding … Continue reading IAPP & TrustArc Research: Part I – The Growing Demand for Privacy Technology Solutions

New IAPP and TrustArc Benchmarking Research Highlights Growing Demand for Technology Solutions to Help Organizations Keep Pace With New Privacy Laws

June 27, 2019

TrustArc and the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) has announced the results of new research that examined how privacy technology is bought and deployed to address privacy and data protection challenges. Findings show that products that help businesses discover and map data flows top the list of purchase plans and that the privacy team is playing a larger role in privacy tech purchasing decisions as organizations navigate a complex field of regulations. “As the number of privacy regulations grows, organizations must contend with the complexity of managing an increasingly fragmented privacy regulatory landscape,” said Chris Babel, CEO, TrustArc. “These … Continue reading New IAPP and TrustArc Benchmarking Research Highlights Growing Demand for Technology Solutions to Help Organizations Keep Pace With New Privacy Laws

TrustArc Partnering with IAPP to Benchmark Privacy Tech Adoption

April 25, 2019

As privacy tech continues to proliferate and embed itself in day-to-day privacy functions in the enterprise, the IAPP, together with TrustArc, seeks feedback to better understand how privacy pros are adopting the privacy tech tools outlined in our Privacy Tech Vendor Report. This year’s survey builds on a similar one we did last year looking at how privacy tools are acquired and deployed. Now, with obligations that both the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) are imposing on organizations, are we seeing a move toward greater tech adoption? The survey should only take about … Continue reading TrustArc Partnering with IAPP to Benchmark Privacy Tech Adoption

CCPA and GDPR Compliance Report: New Research Measures Compliance Status and Plans for CCPA and GDPR (Part 3 of 3)

April 17, 2019

The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been occupying the minds of privacy professionals for the past two years and now attention is shifting to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The CCPA is the toughest US privacy regulation to date and its impact will be felt by almost every organization that does business in California or handles personal information of California citizens. To understand the readiness and plans for businesses to meet the January 1, 2020 deadline for the CCPA, Dimensional Research conducted this research among 250 US privacy professionals from Feb 15th – 27th, 2019. … Continue reading CCPA and GDPR Compliance Report: New Research Measures Compliance Status and Plans for CCPA and GDPR (Part 3 of 3)