Employees in the UK expressed greater understanding of privacy laws, and better training opportunities, than those in the U.S., the ObserveIT survey reveals. The survey polled 1,000 full-time employees in the United States and United Kingdom to determine their understanding of their organizations’ current privacy regulations. New policies and regulations dictating organizations’ handling of sensitive…

More than one third (36%) of adults aged 16–75 trust companies and organizations with their personal data more since GDPR came into effect one year ago, according to TrustArc. There are positive sentiments toward enforcement activity, and half (47%) of respondents have exercised some of their GDPR privacy rights. 57% of respondents are also more…

INTEROP 2019 – LAS VEGAS – Endpoint security is a common concern among organizations, but security teams should be thinking more broadly about protecting data wherever it resides. “If you’re just focusing on device protection and not data protection, you’re missing a lot,” said Shawn Anderson, executive security advisor for Microsoft’s Cybersecurity Solutions Group, at…

INTEROP 2019 – LAS VEGAS – Endpoint security is a common concern among organizations, but security teams should be thinking more broadly about protecting data wherever it resides. “If you’re just focusing on device protection and not data protection, you’re missing a lot,” said Shawn Anderson, executive security advisor for Microsoft’s Cybersecurity Solutions Group, at…

In the year since it went into effect, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has heightened awareness of data privacy issues and driven some important changes in how US companies handle consumer data. However, most organizations appear to be a long way off from implementing GDPR’s core requirement for a privacy-by-design model for…

Today’s technology landscape demands that companies determine how to manage and secure data in a connected ecosystem, as well as embrace it to create competitive advantages. The key concerns for IT decision-makers in this environment are cybersecurity, the ability to upgrade infrastructure and optimizing IT operations, according to the 2019 Insight Intelligent Technology Index, an…

There’s a stunning lack of consumer trust in the ability of private and public sector organizations to protect their data, as well as sharply conflicting views between businesses and consumers regarding transparency in data collection and use, a Privitar research reveals. In the 2019 Privitar Privacy Pulse, released at the International Association of Privacy Professionals…

65% of consumers are concerned with the way connected devices collect data. More than half (55%) do not trust their connected devices to protect their privacy and a similar proportion (53%) do not trust connected devices to handle their information responsibly, according to a survey by IPSOS Mori on behalf of the Internet Society and…