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Beyond GDPR: Why Application Leaders Need to Care About Privacy and Data Protection

Published: 01 March 2018

ID: G00348254

Analyst(s): Bart Willemsen , Paul Saunders


Gartner analysts often encounter the misconception that responsibility for privacy management falls solely to security and risk management leaders. Application leaders can help their organization minimize risk and maximize trust by applying privacy by design principles.

Table Of Contents


  • How Application Leaders Can Leverage Privacy by Design Principles
    • 1 Proactive Not Reactive, Preventative Not Remedial
    • 2 Privacy as the Default Setting
    • 3 Privacy Embedded Into Design
    • 4 Full Functionality — Positive-Sum, Not Zero-Sum
    • 5 End-to-End Security — Full Life Cycle Protection
    • 6 Visibility and Transparency — Keep It Open
    • 7 Respect for User Privacy — Keep It User-Centric
  • Conclusion

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