Insights and opinions on data protection, privacy and cybersecurity contributed by thought leaders from around the world.
The threats posed by identity theft are not lost on organizations and identity theft protection services are expected grow over 11% and generate revenues worth over US$ 8.2 billion in 2019.
Like many privacy professionals, Robert Gratchner got his start in the industry accidentally but not surreptitiously. Hear his views on the CPO and DPO roles, and perspectives on privacy as a career.
Like it or not, there is a cybersecurity talent shortage. But whether or not that skills gap is catastrophic or inconvenient for your business is entirely up to you.
So what does a GDPR data protection officer need to know to step into this role and be effective? The job will need some significant experience in both IT and risk management at minimum and also other ancillary skills that are important to success in the role.
You don’t have to search far to find cybersecurity predictions for 2019, but what about predictions for data privacy? Here are some predictions at a more granular level, which is something that’s been missing in the public discourse.
Data privacy came into public consciousness in 2018. Yet, even with new regulations to protect personal privacy, it’s clear that there is still a long way to go in 2019 before personal data is truly protected.
It’s been a bad year for Facebook – and a worse one for its users. However – many of the problems at the social media company are systemic – and the product of its own attitude to harnessing the data of users to run targeted ad campaigns.
Most people would be rightly excited by the prospect of artificial intelligence automating all facets of our lives. But with machines' increasing ability to mine personal data, collate that data and draw conclusions about behavior, is the sacrifice of privacy and control something people would be willing to give up?