Five Critical Things CTO Needs to KnowAbout Privacy in 2019

In the last decade, a clear global trend has emerged — the protection of personal information is increasingly considered a fundamental right, and governments worldwide are regulating it accordingly. This makes data protection a strategic requirement for any company entrusted with personal information.

In fact:

• Data Privacy (or “Data Protection” as it is called in some parts of the world) is now recognized as a fundamental human right around the world — GDPR was the start, and California, India, Singapore, and Japan have led the way, with other countries following

• Companies have to quickly establish trust that they are doing the right thing with personal information… just like security, closing deals and driving revenue depend on establishing trust

• Companies that build and establish trust with personal data are way more likely to win and succeed;

• People expect to be treated fairly when it comes to their personal data; • Regulators and law enforcement are now enforcing data privacy requirements more than ever.

Five Critical Things CTO Needs to KnowAbout Privacy in 2019