On January 23, NetSPI’s Chad Peterson was featured in the Enterprise Security Tech article called Enterprise Security Tech: Experts Share How Data Privacy Has Evolved, What We’re Missing, and What’s to Come. Read the preview below or view it online.
Data privacy is essential for maintaining trust in institutions that collect and use personal information. Without strong data privacy protections in place, individuals may not feel comfortable sharing their information, which can harm innovation and progress.
Data Privacy Week raises awareness about the importance of data privacy and the protection of personal information. During this week, individuals, organizations, and governments come together to promote education and best practices for protecting personal data. We heard from data privacy experts from across the industry on how data privacy has evolved, what we’re missing, and what could be on the horizon.
Chad Peterson, Managing Director, NetSPI
Several privacy regulations (GDPR, HIPAA, FERPA, CPRA) are in place to protect data from being exposed to unintended recipients, however the increasingly sophisticated threat landscape means the focus in 2023 and beyond must be on on how to ensure that an environment remains in a state of security. The proliferation of social engineering attacks such as vishing and deepfakes makes employees and consumers particularly vulnerable to hackers, making the need for security education more and more important. By conducting regular penetration testing, an organization can check that they have successfully remedied known issues and identify any new concerns due to new equipment, configuration changes, or even missed patches on software or hardware.
You can read the full article at Enterprise Security Tech!