Gartner Research

Privacy Management Program Primer for 2017

Published: 03 January 2017

ID: G00318249

Analyst(s): Rob McMillan , Bart Willemsen


A robust and comprehensive approach to privacy is a must for all organizations. Security and risk management leaders should ensure their privacy management programs are integrated in all business processes to increase control and accountability, and reduce compliance and trust risks.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • What are the best practices to enhance privacy initiatives throughout all business units and processes impacted?
    • What tools help organizations communicate effectively the content of the privacy program?
    • Which pitfalls should be avoided to deal effectively with evolving technologies regarding IoT and data analytics?
    • How to mitigate privacy risk by baselining the way they handle personal data?

Related Priorities

  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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