An executive who serves as the privacy program sponsor and acts as an advocate to further foster privacy as a core organization concept.
Giovanni Buttarelli named IAPP's 2019 Privacy Leadership Award winner
The International Association of Privacy Professionals has announced that Giovanni Buttarelli is the recipient of the organization’s 2019 Privacy Leadership Award. Buttarelli was not in attendance to receive his award when it was presented today at the IAPP’s Global Privacy Summit in Washington, but...
Buttarelli and McNamee awarded 2019 International Privacy Champion Awards
The Electronic Privacy Information Center presented the 2019 International Privacy Champion Awards to Giovanni Buttarelli, European data protection supervisor, and Joe McNamee, former executive director of the European Digital Rights Initiative. Presented at the conference on Computers, Privacy, and...
What is a chief data ethics officer, anyway?
Privacy professionals find themselves in an age where data ethics have become part of the global conversation, receiving unprecedented attention worldwide. Just last month, the 40th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners focused on debating ethics with its theme, “Dign...
Robert Ellis Smith, 1940-2018
Robert Ellis Smith, a pioneering writer and thinker in the privacy field, died July 25. He was 77. Perhaps best known in privacy for publishing "Privacy Journal" continuously since 1974, he was also the author of a number of privacy-related books, including "Ben Franklin's Web Site," and had a long ...