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Privacy 101 for Small- and Medium-Sized Business

PRIVACY PROFESSION—U.S.

January 17, 2014

Though today’s headlines are filled with privacy-related coverage involving large businesses such as Target, small- and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) can just as easily fall prey to a breach or the unwanted gaze of a regulator. “Privacy and security must be strategic considerations for every business, including garage entrepreneurs developing cool apps or analytics companies with half a dozen employees,” write NAI President and CEO Marc Groman, CIPP/US, and IAPP VP of Research and Education Omer Tene. This Privacy Perspectives post delves into what SMEs should consider and provides “some down-and-dirty tips to help you safeguard your data, build trust and avoid boosting newspaper sales with sensationalist business titles.”
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