Gartner Research

The Four Do's and Don'ts of Implementing Your Privacy Program

Published: 24 August 2017

ID: G00319945

Analyst(s): Prateek Bhajanka , Bart Willemsen


A privacy program is only as effective as its implementation strategy. Security and risk management leaders implementing a privacy management program must support and enable business goals and imperatives, without presenting unnecessary additional workload.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Identify Strategy Overlap to Achieve Operational and Budget Efficiency by Creating a Common Vision While Aligning the Various Objectives
    • Don't
    • Do
  • Foster Adherence and Support Stakeholders by Implementing Privacy Requirements That Enable the Business
    • Don't
    • Do
  • Ensure That Employees Are Conversant With Policies by Clearly Establishing Their Duties
    • Don't
    • Do
  • Implement a High-Frequency Program Reiteration Process Through Continuous Risk Assessment Feedback Loop
    • Don't
    • Do

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