Researchers used PolicyLint app to parse through privacy policies of 11,430 Android apps and found self-contradictory language in user data collection practices on 1,618 of them.
Cisco Data Privacy Benchmark Study 2020 shows businesses are seeing big financial benefits from data privacy practices at an average return of 2.7 times on their privacy spend.
With growing concerns about privacy practices at big Internet providers, FTC has issued orders to AT&T, AT&T Mobility, Comcast Cable, Google Fiber, T-Mobile USA, Verizon and Verizon Wireless to share how they collect, retain, use and disclose information about consumers and their devices.
Company’s IT department plays a critical role in data protection, however HR is equally important to handle human side of business through GDPR compliance, exit strategies and privacy policies.
Google has tried to clean up its Gmail privacy practices, saying that it will no longer use or scan Gmail content for any advertising purposes. Now, Gallo is representing consumers who never signed up for a Google account or Gmail account, but who still had their email messages read. This could be a real game-changer.
Your job as a new CPO is to lay the foundation, merge any existing and new pieces into one privacy program and then lead the way on all things privacy. Where do you start? What are the priorities? How do you introduce privacy concepts to the company? You need a plan.
Most technology start-up companies lack the experience and resources needed to manage the plethora of security, privacy, and compliance issues inherent in a growing technology business. Nevertheless, the legal and business implications of poorly managed privacy and data security practices are too important to ignore. A single error can undermine the trust of investors and customers, attract unwanted regulatory attention or litigation, and ultimately, derail a start-up’s success.