Best Practices for Ensuring Data Privacy
Here are some best practices for any company that is collecting, storing and/or managing someone’s basic information. These recommendations go a long way in building mutual trust between the organization that is collecting the data and the individual that is offering their data:
Let us start with the basics. Make sure that individuals who interact with your company understand:
As data moves across borders and grows exponentially, managing and maintaining data privacy is becoming increasingly more complex.
Corporations will soon be obligated to assess ‘privacy’ impacts of their initiatives that collect personal information. They will need to appoint an individual responsible for maintaining personal information about their customers; a “Person in Charge of Personal Information” (the PCPI). This role will govern the business’ treatment of personal information.
As a result of the pandemic, more staff are working remote. With more staff working ‘online’ from their own devices, there has been an increase in cyber crime. Not only is it becoming increasing more difficult to manage and avoid cyber attacks, but the cost of insuring against these breaches is also on the rise. Companies are under greater due diligence requirements from their insurers and are being held to a higher standard to maintain and protect data and mitigate data breaches.
We live in a world where our personal information is widely accessible – with or without our consent. Whether we are working at home or the office, walking into an airport, or shopping online, our most valuable possession in our privacy.
Data privacy is reliant on good governance, global co-operation, legal policy, and informed consent. - Clara Angotti, Next Pathway's President
You can read the full article here: Data privacy Is more than just data security
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