UW Privacy Office

May 23, 2019

It’s Time to Combine Security Awareness and Privacy Awareness

Source: CPO Magazine, May 22, 2019

It’s Time to Combine Security Awareness and Privacy Awareness

Privacy has no singular bad guy. It’s true that privacy pros also identify the cybercriminal as a menace, but he is not central to the privacy narrative. Instead, privacy pros work within a much more complicated moral landscape, one in which the very act of gathering and using personal data puts the company at risk—not just the risk of falling out of compliance with the law but also the risk of losing the trust of employees and customers.