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

Privacy Agenda: GDPR and the New Awareness

Cisco's Michelle Dennedy on Why Everyone Is Talking About Privacy

Europe's General Data Protection Regulation has business leaders everywhere talking about privacy. But are they having the right conversations? Michelle Dennedy, chief privacy officer at Cisco, offers her perspective.

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In a video interview recorded at RSA Conference 2017, Dennedy discusses:

  • Cisco's culture of privacy;
  • The impact of GDPR;
  • How the privacy dialogue is evolving in the U.S.

Dennedy is vice president and chief privacy officer at Cisco, having previously served the role of chief privacy officer at Intel Security and Sun Microsystems. She was a driving force behind these companies' privacy practices that safeguard customer and employee personal data. Dennedy is a frequent speaker at industry events. She received the 2014 Stevie business award for woman of the year. She is a member of the advisory board at the Future of Privacy Forum.

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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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