Inside 1to1:Privacy

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February 1, 2007

Companies have the ability to set themselves apart with proactive efforts to involve consumers in decision-making that directly involves them. Transparency is one way companies have fostered loyalty and inspired confidence among customers – a clear advantage over competitors reluctant to embrace the same approach. Other companies are dedicated to proactive efforts to minimize security threats that compromise sensitive proprietary data and customer information. Either way, this month’s stories highlight how companies can make a difference with a culture of openness and dedication to security solutions that ultimately protect the consumer as well as the company.

There is increasing emphasis on the threats posed by insiders compared to external threats launched from outside the company. What steps are companies taking to minimize the threats that originate from within the company?

Email me your opinions on this timely topic.


J. Trevor Hughes, CIPP

Executive Director, IAPP