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IAPP updates the Privacy Tech Vendor Report

The IAPP has released the "Q4" version of its Privacy Tech Vendor Report. When the IAPP first released its initial version of the report at the beginning of 2017, it contained fewer than 50 companies. Since then, the report has grown to become the de facto resource for privacy professionals looking ...
Schrader now serves as executive director at NCSA
Former Visa Vice President and Chief Privacy Officer Russell Schrader left an 18-year career to launch a new chapter. Joining a startup as general counsel, Schrader navigated the arduous process of helping lift a company off the ground, found a way to streamline his operations, and expanded his resp...
Irish DPC to investigate Facebook data breach
In what is regarded as the first substantial test of the EU General Data Protection Regulation, the Irish Data Protection Commission said approximately 3 million Europeans were affected by a Facebook security breach in September, CNBC reports. A spokesman for the Irish DPC said, "The update from Fac...
New for PSR: 'Strategic Privacy by Design'
As the privacy community gears up for the Privacy. Security. Risk. conference this week, which includes a sold-out Privacy Engineering Section Forum Wednesday, the IAPP Tuesday releases "Strategic Privacy by Design," a new book by R. Jason Cronk, CIPP/US, CIPM, CIPT, FIP. Written from a practitioner...
'California Privacy Law' now updated
Already, the pages of Lothar Determann's "California Privacy Law" provide privacy professionals with practical guidance and essential, in-depth information on all aspects of California privacy law, from what the law says to how to set up systems to comply with it. Now, the Third Edition has been upd...