Improving outcomes for children through ethical data use

Alex Hutchison explains the work of The Data for Children Collaborative with UNICEF, a partnership between UNICEF, The Scottish Government and the University of Edinburgh’s Data Driven Innovation Programme, and how it uses data and data science to improve the lives of children around the world.  The Data for Children Collaborative with UNICEF was established just a year […]

Secure foundations: an interview with cyber security specialist Zoë Rose

PrivSec Global speaker Zoë Rose talks us through her journey into cyber security and her thoughts on common enterprise mistakes. With the UK government’s current focus on retraining and attracting people from less “typical” backgrounds to fill the cyber skills gap, they might be intrigued to hear that, over in Dublin, botany’s loss has been […]

Preparing for quantum computing and future cyber threat challenges

Futurist Edgar Perez talks to PrivSec Report about quantum computing, AI and the perennial threat of cybercrime. Early sociologist Max Weber once said that the modern world is persistent in its pursuit of advancement and innovation, and the future-oriented sensibility of science would go on ‘ad infinitum.’ According to his writing, humans are innately oriented […]

All at (Priva) Sea? Brexit and Data Protection

PrivSec Report looks at some of the issues facing data protection professionals impacted by Brexit as the end to the transition period draws near.  June 2016’s UK referendum on EU membership ushered in stormy waters between the UK and Europe. Four years on, and the UK is approaching the end of the transition period – […]

Non-linearity, neurodiversity and the skills gap: a Q&A with UK Cyber Security Association founder Lisa Ventura

PrivSec: Can you tell me a bit about your background, and how you came to be working in the cyber security field? Lisa Ventura (LV): I had a very non-linear journey into cyber security, as I spent many years working in the entertainment industry with the host of Who Wants to be a Millionaire in […]

Viva a revolução? Brazil’s new data protection regime

As the LGPD finally came into effect last month, PrivSec Report explores the new law and the impact it could have on the Brazilian data protection ecosystem and culture. The new Brazilian data protection law, Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados Pessoais, or “LGPD”, has received much recent attention on the global privacy stage. Passed in […]

Fun and games: Protecting children’s data in the gaming industry

Jürgen Bänsch is Director for Policy and Public Affairs at the Interactive Software Federation of Europe (ISFE), and Director of Policy and Government Relations at the Pan European Game Information (PEGI). Ahead of PrivSec Global 2020, he takes PrivSec through the work being done in the gaming sector to protect the data and privacy of […]

OneTrust joins Microsoft, TrustArc and OneLogin at the world’s largest data protection, privacy and security event of the year

PrivSec Global 2020 will bring together the professionals and organisations shaping the data protection, privacy and security landscape.  LONDON, October 1, 2020 — GRC World Forums today announced that OneTrust, the global leader in privacy management, is sponsoring PrivSec Global 2020 alongside Microsoft, TrustArc OneLogin and more. The event will be held November 30 to […]