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Introducing: The ePrivacy Regulation's key player
Angelique Carson, CIPP/US
Marju Lauristin has spent most of her life as a teacher, though that's the most modest way to describe her. Specifically, she's a professor emeritus of more than 40 years. She has been at University of Tartu since 1995, and her academic career has focused on social sciences and media studies.  But ...
IBM appoints Italy-based Cabella as CPO
Angelique Carson, CIPP/US
Global technology company IBM recently named Cristina Cabella as its chief privacy officer, taking over for Christina Peters, who is moving on to other data-related responsibilities, including data ethics, within IBM Legal. But Cabella isn't new to the company; in fact, she joined in 1999. The major...
As landscape changes, law firm offers 'CPO on Demand'
Angelique Carson, CIPP/US
If the amount of information privacy pros are consuming via on the General Data Protection Regulation is any indication, companies are scrambling to get ready for May 2018. Part of that preparation will be, for many companies, establishing a data protection officer. An IAPP study recently f...
Beyond data breach: Why every incident matters
Alex Wall, CIPP/E, CIPP/US
This is the first article in a series on establishing program metrics and benchmarking your privacy incident management program. Radar, Inc., provides purpose-built software designed to guide users through a consistent, defensible process for incident management and risk assessment. A significant vo...
Privacy by default in online services
Piotr Foitzik, CIPP/E, CIPM
Privacy as the default setting is one of the "seven foundational principles" of privacy by design, a concept developed back in the '90s. PbD has been widely recognized in the business environment and subsequently became part of various legal frameworks. For example, it is expressly included in Austr...
Film review: 'The Circle'
Calli Schroeder, CIPM, CIPP/US
I fall into a special subset of privacy-aware individuals labeled by some as "privacy paranoid." I carefully read the terms of service for any app I download to my phone and leave location tracking off unless I need some directions. I ask friends not to tag me in photos until we've left the location...
Privacy Empress Tumblr Blog

Courtney Gabrielson, CIPM
Staff Writer

Are you a GIF fan? Do you spend time on Tumblr laughing out loud when you should be PIA-ing? This might be right up your alley. Courtney Gabrielson imbues the privacy landscape with just a bit of cheekiness. Check out this monthly blog for a little comic relief on all the latest privacy news.