Contributor: Jeff Northrop, CIPP/US, CIPP/IT

Jeff Northrop, CIPP/US, CIPP/IT, CISSP, is the chief technology officer at the IAPP. Northrop is a software developer and IT professional with over 20 years of experience. Prior to joining the IAPP, he was chief technology officer at Abistar Group, a market research firm operating in the franchising industry; director of technology at Heinemann Publishing; chief technology officer at Wunderkind Studios; and co-founder of Lore Consulting.

RSA Roundup

Big Data Drives Privacy Growth at RSA 2013

By Jeff Northrop

Big Data is on every technologist's mind lately and the exhibit floor and session programming at the 2013 RSA Conference in San Francisco reflected that trend. It was mentioned in keynotes and discussed at length in sessions. The words “Big Data” were prominently displayed in banners and literature in the exhibit hall from software and hardware vendors as well as consultants and educational...

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