The Industry of Privacy


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The growth in the industry of privacy continues at break-neck speed. With new and broad-reaching laws, large-scale data breaches making headlines almost daily, and growing public awareness of how personal data is collected and used, the trend looks to continue. In the midst of this, the IAPP has been conducting research and producing reports and continues to be preeminent in benchmarking the privacy industry.

This page offers research on the industry of privacy from the IAPP and others to help you take stock, compare your practices to those of others, justify the need for privacy professionals within your organization and obtain budget benchmarks.

Additional News and Resources

IAPP Privacy Tech Vendor Report

IAB releases State of Data 2024 report

AI privacy encryption startup raises $73M

The genesis and evolution of the AI governance profession

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

Cisco Data Privacy Benchmark Study

Implications of the AI executive order for business

AI governance as an enterprise business initiative

The time to professionalize AI governance is now

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

Building the next generation of security and privacy professionals

Osano receives $25M series B funding, launches new management tools

DataGrail launches ‘managed services’ privacy program administration

OneTrust announces $150M in funding

Privacy pro compensation trends 2002-2022

OneTrust board changes ready it for ‘last phase as a private company’

Data Privacy Day and 2023 predictions

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

A look at what to expect for privacy in 2023 with Omer Tene

Privacy in Practice: Our top three for 2023

Crystal ball privacy in 2023: US states, kids and AI

A look back at privacy and data protection in 2022

Are cookies a new currency for the online world?

Consumers say trust depends on transparency

Experian Data Breach Industry Forecast

Keynote: Brad Smith, Microsoft President and Vice Chair, (IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2022)

Apple’s Tim Cook: Protecting privacy ‘most essential battle of our time’

Keynote: Tim Cook, Apple CEO (IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2022)

Raina talks leading privacy at the biggest names in tech

Data Privacy Day and 2022 Predictions

IBM’s CPO ‘on the cutting edge’ of technology in privacy

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

Study: Consumers are taking more active role in protecting their privacy

Women and People of Color Detail Experiences Working in Cybersecurity

Privacy job market at ‘full-tilt hiring boogie’

On the precipice: Why privacy and competition regulation face a transformative moment

The rise of the voice intelligence industry: A conversation with Joseph Turow

Privacy engineering is evolving daily: Join the conversation about its future

Benchmarking a global privacy culture

Elizabeth Denham reflects on the pandemic year and road ahead

Bringing privacy to an organization ‘that’s literally saving the planet’

Privacy is not dead; it’s powerful

Expect the privacy job market to stay strong, even after the pandemic subsides

Women Leading Tech and Privacy

With proposed privacy tech law comes validation of an industry

OneTrust closes new funding round, now valued at $5.1B

Privacy Leaders’ Views – The Impact of COVID-19 on Privacy Priorities, Practices and Programs

Reflecting on the growth of the privacy industry

OneTrust named fastest growing company in America

IAPP Visions of Privacy

DPAs on the Ground

Privacy 2030: A New Vision for Europe

Measuring Privacy Operations