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Finance

Find research related to the specific regulations governing data protection within the financial industry such as FCRA and GLBA in the U.S. and industry-specific guidance for compliance under omnibus laws in other nations. You’ll also find research applicable to privacy pros from all industries.

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The changing meaning of “personal data”

William Baker and Anthony Matyjaszewski explore the changing meaning of “personal data” in this article, which includes a compendium of definitions outlining how the term is defined within data protection laws worldwide.

Privacy 101 for SMEs: The Best Defense is a Good Offense

In this practical whitepaper, Omer Tene and Marc Groman, CIPP/US, offer tips to help small businesses safeguard consumer data, build trust and “avoid boosting newspaper sales with sensationalist business titles.”

Privacy Policies: How To Communicate Effectively with Consumers

Kinsella Media with the IAPP and Rust Consulting produced this whitepaper discussing the consequences of failing to make clear and accurate privacy disclosures in the framework of today’s legal and regulatory landscape. Researchers Michelle Ghiselli and Shannon Wheatman offer insights on crafting plain-language policies.

Privacy Industry Index (PII): Data Breach Vendors

The privacy industry is young and fast moving. What used to be the fascination of academics has become a business pursuit. Protecting data has value and you have to invest to make sure that data is properly protected. Businesses must work with a large collection of vendors from a variety of disciplines to reach their privacy goals.

A Privacy Impact Assessment Framework for data protection and privacy rights

Created by the PIAF consortium to the European Commission, this report reviews the privacy impact assessment (PIA) methodologies of seven countries and 10 PIA case studies.

Healthcare/Pharma

Find research related to the specific regulations governing data protection within the healthcare industry such as HIPAA in the U.S. and industry-specific guidance for compliance under omnibus laws in other nations, as well as the research privacy pros from all industries will find useful.

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The changing meaning of “personal data”

William Baker and Anthony Matyjaszewski explore the changing meaning of “personal data” in this article, which includes a compendium of definitions outlining how the term is defined within data protection laws worldwide.

Privacy 101 for SMEs: The Best Defense is a Good Offense

In this practical whitepaper, Omer Tene and Marc Groman, CIPP/US, offer tips to help small businesses safeguard consumer data, build trust and “avoid boosting newspaper sales with sensationalist business titles.”

Privacy Policies: How To Communicate Effectively with Consumers

Kinsella Media with the IAPP and Rust Consulting produced this whitepaper discussing the consequences of failing to make clear and accurate privacy disclosures in the framework of today’s legal and regulatory landscape. Researchers Michelle Ghiselli and Shannon Wheatman offer insights on crafting plain-language policies.

Close-Up: HIPAA

This Close-Up provides tools and research to help covered entities and business associates make sense of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.

Privacy Industry Index (PII): Data Breach Vendors

The privacy industry is young and fast moving. What used to be the fascination of academics has become a business pursuit. Protecting data has value and you have to invest to make sure that data is properly protected. Businesses must work with a large collection of vendors from a variety of disciplines to reach their privacy goals.

IT/Data Brokerage

Find research to help assist you in decision-making surrounding cloud computing, data analytics, security, technological solutions to data protection and more, as well as research applicable to privacy pros from all industries.

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The changing meaning of “personal data”

William Baker and Anthony Matyjaszewski explore the changing meaning of “personal data” in this article, which includes a compendium of definitions outlining how the term is defined within data protection laws worldwide.

Privacy 101 for SMEs: The Best Defense is a Good Offense

In this practical whitepaper, Omer Tene and Marc Groman, CIPP/US, offer tips to help small businesses safeguard consumer data, build trust and “avoid boosting newspaper sales with sensationalist business titles.”

Privacy Policies: How To Communicate Effectively with Consumers

Kinsella Media with the IAPP and Rust Consulting produced this whitepaper discussing the consequences of failing to make clear and accurate privacy disclosures in the framework of today’s legal and regulatory landscape. Researchers Michelle Ghiselli and Shannon Wheatman offer insights on crafting plain-language policies.

Privacy Industry Index (PII): Data Breach Vendors

The privacy industry is young and fast moving. What used to be the fascination of academics has become a business pursuit. Protecting data has value and you have to invest to make sure that data is properly protected. Businesses must work with a large collection of vendors from a variety of disciplines to reach their privacy goals.

A Privacy Impact Assessment Framework for data protection and privacy rights

Created by the PIAF consortium to the European Commission, this report reviews the privacy impact assessment (PIA) methodologies of seven countries and 10 PIA case studies.

Marketing/Retail

Find research related to the retail and online marketing industries, including information on self-regulation initiatives, guidance from regulators and more. You’ll also find research applicable to privacy pros from all industries.

Most popular:

The changing meaning of “personal data”

William Baker and Anthony Matyjaszewski explore the changing meaning of “personal data” in this article, which includes a compendium of definitions outlining how the term is defined within data protection laws worldwide.

Privacy 101 for SMEs: The Best Defense is a Good Offense

In this practical whitepaper, Omer Tene and Marc Groman, CIPP/US, offer tips to help small businesses safeguard consumer data, build trust and “avoid boosting newspaper sales with sensationalist business titles.”

Privacy Policies: How To Communicate Effectively with Consumers

Kinsella Media with the IAPP and Rust Consulting produced this whitepaper discussing the consequences of failing to make clear and accurate privacy disclosures in the framework of today’s legal and regulatory landscape. Researchers Michelle Ghiselli and Shannon Wheatman offer insights on crafting plain-language policies.

Privacy Industry Index (PII): Data Breach Vendors

The privacy industry is young and fast moving. What used to be the fascination of academics has become a business pursuit. Protecting data has value and you have to invest to make sure that data is properly protected. Businesses must work with a large collection of vendors from a variety of disciplines to reach their privacy goals.

A Privacy Impact Assessment Framework for data protection and privacy rights

Created by the PIAF consortium to the European Commission, this report reviews the privacy impact assessment (PIA) methodologies of seven countries and 10 PIA case studies.

Government

Find research for professionals working in the government sector and dealing with myriad constituent data, who operate under specific legislation like The Privacy Act in the U.S., as well as research applicable to privacy pros from all industries.

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The changing meaning of “personal data”

William Baker and Anthony Matyjaszewski explore the changing meaning of “personal data” in this article, which includes a compendium of definitions outlining how the term is defined within data protection laws worldwide.

Privacy Policies: How To Communicate Effectively with Consumers

Kinsella Media with the IAPP and Rust Consulting produced this whitepaper discussing the consequences of failing to make clear and accurate privacy disclosures in the framework of today’s legal and regulatory landscape. Researchers Michelle Ghiselli and Shannon Wheatman offer insights on crafting plain-language policies.

Privacy Industry Index (PII): Data Breach Vendors

The privacy industry is young and fast moving. What used to be the fascination of academics has become a business pursuit. Protecting data has value and you have to invest to make sure that data is properly protected. Businesses must work with a large collection of vendors from a variety of disciplines to reach their privacy goals.

2012 IAPP Privacy Professionals Role, Function and Salary Survey

The 2012 IAPP Privacy Professionals Role, Function and Salary Survey builds upon last year’s survey to provide expanded analysis of key trends as reported by respondents from multiple disciplines within the privacy field. As with previous editions, this survey highlights information and potential trends with regard to the responsibilities, department structures, reporting relationships and compensation levels of privacy professionals from across the globe.

A Call for Agility: The Next-Generation Privacy Professional

In conjunction with our tenth anniversary, the IAPP has published a seminal white paper on the past, present and future of the privacy profession. “A Call for Agility: The Next-Generation Privacy Professional,” examines key developments in the privacy arena over the last 10 years. It offers a compelling perspective of what roles, issues and challenges will face us in the coming years.

Education

Find research related to the specific regulations relating to data protection within the education industry, such as FERPA and COPPA in the U.S. and industry-specific guidance for compliance under omnibus laws in other nations, as well as tools applicable to privacy pros from all industries.

Most popular:

The changing meaning of “personal data”

William Baker and Anthony Matyjaszewski explore the changing meaning of “personal data” in this article, which includes a compendium of definitions outlining how the term is defined within data protection laws worldwide.

Privacy 101 for SMEs: The Best Defense is a Good Offense

In this practical whitepaper, Omer Tene and Marc Groman, CIPP/US, offer tips to help small businesses safeguard consumer data, build trust and “avoid boosting newspaper sales with sensationalist business titles.”

Privacy Policies: How To Communicate Effectively with Consumers

Kinsella Media with the IAPP and Rust Consulting produced this whitepaper discussing the consequences of failing to make clear and accurate privacy disclosures in the framework of today’s legal and regulatory landscape. Researchers Michelle Ghiselli and Shannon Wheatman offer insights on crafting plain-language policies.

Privacy Industry Index (PII): Data Breach Vendors

The privacy industry is young and fast moving. What used to be the fascination of academics has become a business pursuit. Protecting data has value and you have to invest to make sure that data is properly protected. Businesses must work with a large collection of vendors from a variety of disciplines to reach their privacy goals.

A Privacy Impact Assessment Framework for data protection and privacy rights

Created by the PIAF consortium to the European Commission, this report reviews the privacy impact assessment (PIA) methodologies of seven countries and 10 PIA case studies.

Human Resources

Find research on the privacy concerns related to employee privacy, hiring practices and employee data handling, as well as creating a culture of privacy in your organization, plus research applicable to privacy pros from all industries.

Most popular:

The changing meaning of “personal data”

William Baker and Anthony Matyjaszewski explore the changing meaning of “personal data” in this article, which includes a compendium of definitions outlining how the term is defined within data protection laws worldwide.

Privacy 101 for SMEs: The Best Defense is a Good Offense

In this practical whitepaper, Omer Tene and Marc Groman, CIPP/US, offer tips to help small businesses safeguard consumer data, build trust and “avoid boosting newspaper sales with sensationalist business titles.”

Privacy Policies: How To Communicate Effectively with Consumers

Kinsella Media with the IAPP and Rust Consulting produced this whitepaper discussing the consequences of failing to make clear and accurate privacy disclosures in the framework of today’s legal and regulatory landscape. Researchers Michelle Ghiselli and Shannon Wheatman offer insights on crafting plain-language policies.

Privacy Industry Index (PII): Data Breach Vendors

The privacy industry is young and fast moving. What used to be the fascination of academics has become a business pursuit. Protecting data has value and you have to invest to make sure that data is properly protected. Businesses must work with a large collection of vendors from a variety of disciplines to reach their privacy goals.

A Privacy Impact Assessment Framework for data protection and privacy rights

Created by the PIAF consortium to the European Commission, this report reviews the privacy impact assessment (PIA) methodologies of seven countries and 10 PIA case studies.