GDPR, Data Privacy Day and The Need for Privacy

Data Security and Privacy interview of Tara Taubman-Bassirian by the Privacy Professor, Rebecca Herold, Tuesday at 2 PM PacificJanuary 22nd 2019: GDPR, Data Privacy Day and The Need for Privacy

Episode Description

2018 privacy hero of the year, Tara Taubman-Bassirian, discusses the EU GDPR, the increasing need for protecting privacy in the increasingly technology-rich environment, and some activities for Data Privacy Day on January 28, 2019. What are the benefits of GDPR? Where can it be improved upon? What do companies struggle with most for GDPR compliance? What is a “hot potato” GDPR issue? How are binding corporate rules (BCRs) used for non-adequate countries? How has Brexit impacted GDPR compliance? Why does privacy matter? What are the current largest threats to privacy? What are some activities for Data Privacy Day? Hear Tara discuss these topics, and more, with Rebecca.

Tara Taubman-Bassirian

Tara Taubman-Bassirian is a French Lawyer based in the UK with expertise in areas of privacy, data protection, intellectual property and eCommerce. She has made a name for herself in several areas of the world, most notably the UK, France and the US. An early adopter of emerging technologies, Tara makes it her business to understand the challenges presented by regulations in this high connectivity era, which is how she has become a trusted adviser to individuals & businesses navigating legal pathways to justice on the internet. Tara is very active in raising awareness of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) & advising businesses on the compliance requirements. Tara is a member of ICANN’s NCUC & is a volunteer mediator for Surrey Mediation where she extends community mediation to copyright conflict resolution. Tara co-founded Facebook group Fly A Kite with Rebecca. It is dedicated to eradicating cyber-bullying & improving online security, something near & dear to us both.

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