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Privacy Technology Implementations: Lessons Learned
Privacy Technology Implementations: Lessons Learned

Everybody views data privacy through a different lens: through your general counsel; through your technology team; or even your technology stack. “What problems were you trying to address when picking a data privacy solution?” asks Stephen Buko. Stephen is WireWheel’s...

Is This the Way the Cookie Crumbles?
Is This the Way the Cookie Crumbles?

Written by Rick Buck, Chief Privacy Officer, WireWheelAlmost from the beginning of the internet’s transition to an e-Commerce superhighway, cookies have been the primary way most advertisers target users online. Cookies track your browsing history, building user...

Data Privacy Day in the Years to Come
Data Privacy Day in the Years to Come

January 28 marked the annual Data Privacy Day. In recognition, WireWheel CEO Justin Antonipillai brought together a group of leading international privacy experts to discuss what changes they posit for both the near and long term. The Acting Under Secretary, U.S....

Privacy Merits Pride of Place
Privacy Merits Pride of Place

A lot of the way that we approach security can be applied to privacy. [Like] the methodology of ‘Defense in Depth.’ Likewise, with privacy, I think the technology and the process that you put in place can provide the same kind of maximized opportunity for spotting...

Five Privacy Predictions for 2021 from Forrester
Five Privacy Predictions for 2021 from Forrester

“Before I dive in into the specific predictions...[I just want to say that] I think that privacy professionals today understand this very well, but sometimes the larger organization might struggle to see it.” Privacy is about requirements, it’s about regulation, it’s...

Privacy by Design
Privacy by Design

In his seminal 1965 book, Unsafe at Any Speed: The Designed-In Dangers of the American Automobile, Ralph Nader accused American car manufacturers of not only being reticent to introduce safety features, but purposefully designing in features that created unsafe...

Data Privacy and the Pandemic
Data Privacy and the Pandemic

A Principled Approach Data privacy and protection has become even more top-of-mind during the COVID-19 pandemic. What were once arcane matters for cybersecurity and governance professionals, legislators, and marketers, has become public discourse. The argument for...

Women in Privacy Lead the Way
Women in Privacy Lead the Way

The CIO.com article Women in tech statistics: The hard truths of an uphill battle (White, 2020) presents a mixed bag of some positive trends and very bad experiences. Consider: “According to data from the National Science Foundation,” writes White, “more women than...

How to Guard Employees’ Data Privacy in the Age of Covid-19
How to Guard Employees’ Data Privacy in the Age of Covid-19

Companies are eager to get back to business as usual and leave Covid-19 behind. But re-opening the doors to your business and welcoming back your employees won’t be so straightforward. Covid-19 is causing a new data privacy conundrum for employers. You’re expected to...