General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) , Governance & Risk Management , Privacy

Privacy Nirvana: Some Assembly Still Required

Life Post-GDPR: Veteran CISO Thom Langford Sees Room for Improvement
Thom Langford, founder, (TL)2

Data privacy discussions must focus not just on collecting, storing and securing data, but also the impetus for doing so - and whether it is being done in an ethical manner, says consultant Thom Lagford, a former CISO, who discusses compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation.

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In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Cybersecurity Summit in London, Langford discusses:

  • GDPR: Is it as effective as it could or should be?
  • Key data access issues and how they affect privacy;
  • The applicability of Wheaton's Law to cybersecurity and privacy.

Langford is the founder of the consultancy (TL)2. Previously, he was CISO of Publicis Groupe (see CISO Thom Langford's Top Tips for GDPR Compliance).

About the Author

Mathew J. Schwartz

Mathew J. Schwartz

Executive Editor, DataBreachToday & Europe, ISMG

Schwartz is an award-winning journalist with two decades of experience in magazines, newspapers and electronic media. He has covered the information security and privacy sector throughout his career. Before joining Information Security Media Group in 2014, where he now serves as the executive editor, DataBreachToday and for European news coverage, Schwartz was the information security beat reporter for InformationWeek and a frequent contributor to DarkReading, among other publications. He lives in Scotland.

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