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Gartner: Five Trends in Cybersecurity for 2017 and 2018

Gartner presents five trends in cybersecurity for 2017 and 2018 here . It notes that folks with cybersecurity skills have a zero percent unemployment rate. The industry needs and will continue to need new kinds of skills as cybersecurity evolves in areas such as data classes and data governance.

Source: Gartner: Five Trends in Cybersecurity for 2017 and 2018

The Pregnancy Panopticon

There are a staggering number of applications for Android and iOS which claim to help people keep track of their monthly cycle, know when they may be fertile, or track the status of their pregnancy. These apps entice the user to input the most intimate details of their lives, such as their mood, sexual activity, physical activity, physical symptoms, height, weight, and more. But how private are these apps, and how secure are they in fact?

Source: The Pregnancy Panopticon | Electronic Frontier Foundation

House of Commons publishes briefing paper on Brexit and data protection

The House of Commons Library, which aims to provide impartial research and analysis to MPs and their staff, has published a briefing paper on the impact of Brexit on data protection law in the UK.

Source: House of Commons publishes briefing paper on Brexit and data protection | Technology Law Dispatch

CIPL and AvePoint Launch Second Annual GDPR Organizational Readiness Survey

With less than one year to go before the EU General Data Protection Regulation comes into force, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton & Williams and AvePoint have launched the second annual GDPR Organizational Readiness Survey.

Source: CIPL and AvePoint Launch Second Annual GDPR Organizational Readiness Survey

Data protection is a team sport: Benchmark data tells the story

This is the second article in a series on establishing program metrics and benchmarking your privacy incident-management program. By explanation: Radar, Inc., provides purpose-built decision-support software designed to guide users through a consistent, defensible process for incident management and risk assessment.

Source: Data protection is a team sport: Benchmark data tells the story

Digging deeper into ‘Privacy on the Ground’

At the IAPP Global Privacy Summit in 2016, Deirdre Mulligan and Kenneth Bamberger were presented with Privacy Leadership Awards and gave a keynote address based on the work that led to “Privacy on the Ground,” a book documenting the way privacy is actually done inside organizations around the world.

Source: Digging deeper into ‘Privacy on the Ground’

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