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Data Privacy Day on January 28, 2020, marks the 14th such day since the launch in Europe of Data Protection Day in 2007. The day aims to raise the profile of data privacy, yet it is evident that enterprises are still struggling to keep data safe.


  • Maintaining data privacy is no easy matter; the footprint of information within and beyond an organization’s boundaries makes it difficult to get a handle on what data is where.

Features and Benefits

  • Learn best practices for people for data privacy and protection
  • Learn about potential process enhancements for data privacy and protection

Key questions answered

  • What are the top IT trends?
  • What best practices can help keep data safe?

Table of contents


  • Catalyst
  • Ovum view
  • Key messages


  • Recommendations for enterprises
  • Recommendations for vendors

Organizations have a duty to keep data safe

  • Data privacy is a legal matter
  • High-profile breaches continue to cause concern

The challenge is knowing what data the organization has and where it is

  • Lack of attention to the information lifecycle has caused a data explosion
  • The management of security, identity, and privacy is a top IT trend

The management and protection of data must be prioritized, using people, process, and technology

  • Coming to terms with data privacy and protection in the enterprise


  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Authors

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