7 crucial data privacy red flags business leaders need to know

As data privacy regulations tighten, compliance is key when handling sensitive data. But what factors should you consider to ensure your data privacy strategies go far enough?

Critical infrastructure attacks: nations are not ready

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With cyberattacks rising in both volume and complexity, and critical network infrastructure now a vulnerable target, filling the gaps in government cyberdefence has never been more important

GDPR: Europe is taking the lead in data protection

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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is precedent-setting legislation which extends EU jurisdiction beyond Europe

CDOs must be stewards of ethical business standards

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The Cambridge Analytica scandal has raised the profile of chief data officers and the need for ethical business practices

Data privacy in a personalised media world

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Targeting audiences and improving customer experience are based on using personal data with its inherent risks to privacy

Open banking fails to get consumer buy in

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An initiative designed to open up banking, mainly to third-party fintech providers, and expand consumer choice seems so far to have failed to gain widespread trust

How winning customers’ trust earns valuable data

Consumers are soon to get greater control over their personal details, setting businesses the challenge of retaining customers’ consent to use the valuable data

Smart packaging brings challenges to privacy in the home

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Smart packaging brings convenience and safety - but opens questions about data use