Governance & Risk Management , Privacy , Standards, Regulations & Compliance

2021: The State of Privacy

IAPP's Trevor Hughes Previews the Year's Global Trends, Challenges and Legislation
J. Trevor Hughes, president and CEO, International Association of Privacy Professionals

From contact tracing to data transfer to the new California Privacy Rights Act, 2021 already is shaping up to be a big year for privacy. Trevor Hughes, CEO and president of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, offers a “state of privacy” overview.

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In a video interview with ISMG, Hughes discusses:

  • The privacy impact of the COVID-19 pandemic;
  • California’s new privacy law;
  • The emergence and impact of global privacy legislation.

Hughes is an attorney specializing in e-commerce, privacy and technology law. He's president and CEO of the IAPP, the world's largest association of privacy professionals. Hughes has testified before the U.S. Congress, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the EU Parliament on issues of privacy and data protection, spam prevention and related technologies.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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