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With the proliferation of big data, data analytics and new technologies and laws across the globe, privacy concerns have reached new heights. This topic page provides resources, news, tools and guidance on building a career in the privacy field.

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Additional News and Resources

At-a-Glance: 2023 IAPP Privacy Professionals Salary Survey

Report: 75% of Canadian, US CISOs pondering career change

IAPP/TRU Staffing Partners Webinar: The State of Salary and Jobs in Privacy

Aspiring privacy professionals compete in moot court

Privacy pro compensation trends 2002-2022

Tech company layoffs hit privacy community, ‘spook’ job seeker marketplace

Privacy is hiring! Tips to recruit, tips to move

The evolution of a privacy legal career

Cybersecurity Supply/Demand Heat Map

Breaking Into Privacy: Tips for transitioning into privacy from other roles

Demand for privacy professionals soars in ‘dynamic,’ ‘cross-functional’ field

How To Get Started in Privacy Law

Privacy job market at ‘full-tilt hiring boogie’

Profiles in Privacy: Life had other plans for eBay’s CPO, and it brought her to privacy

Applying privacy law in 3 dimensions: How to focus on solutions and maximize value

How to get started in privacy engineering

IAPP releases Job Task Analysis Survey results

How the pandemic has altered the privacy job search and what to do about it

Report: There is a shortage of privacy professionals

Privacy pros’ salaries rise, yet pay gaps by gender persist

Five Lessons I Learned Transitioning from Security to Privacy

Understanding and Assessing Professional Credentials and Training

Looking for career advice? Take it from these former newbies

How I Got My Start in Privacy – Article Series

DPO Job Description

From Here to DPO: Building a Data Protection Officer