Data Privacy 101: Using Technology to Close the GRC Gap

Data privacy continues to make headlines and be a concern for many organizations. According to a recent study by CNBC, 23.1% of the 39 CFOs see cyber-attacks as the number 1 external risk to their company. The average total cost of a data breach is $3.62 million, the global average cost per record is $141, the average data breach size is 24,089 records, and the odds of experiencing a data breach are as high as 1 in 4. How is your organization managing data privacy? Does your board, executive team, and regulators have the confidence that the risk is being adequately addressed across your value chain?

 1 CPE Credit 

Take this self-study course to learn how to use technology to close the GRC gap and achieve data privacy.

articipants who pass the exam will earn 1 CPE Credit from this program. 

Course Publication Date: October 20th, 2022
Course Review Date: October 20th, 2024

Facilitated By:

Colin Whittaker

Colin Whittaker, PCI Industry Alumni, Founder and Director Informed Risk Decisions Ltd. Colin has been instrumental in driving forward a risk and security strategy for payments over the last 15 years since he retired from the military in 2001, and took up the role of Head of Security at APACS. Whilst there he was one of the first people to be elected to the PCI SSC Board of Advisors where he was always keen to try and promote the differences in threat between Europe and UK, and the US. Since that election he hasn't moved far from the PCI domain. In 2010 he moved to Visa Europe and became the Vice President Payment System Risk with responsibilities for designing and operating the Visa Europe PCI compliance strategy for European merchants and service providers. He was also responsible for coordinating Visa Europe's approach to cardholder data breaches in Europe, and for the changes to the Visa Europe Compliance strategy through the creation of the Technology Innovation Program which gave the very first PCI DSS compliance relief for EMV chip accepting merchants. In 2015 he went independent and currently provides cyber security risk consultancy services to a wide range of public and private companies. Colin has presented on Information Security at major events around the world, and has published a number of papers on security.

Created By:

is Burton

Founder of Executive IT Forums, Inc. Program Director, IT GRC Forum. Chris has been working in the technology content marketing field for over 20 years focusing on enterprise cybersecurity and regulatory compliance in industries ranging from healthcare and finance to manufacturing and retail. In 2008 he founded Executive IT Forums, Inc, and set up the IT GRC Forum to produce educational content for Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance (GRC) Executives. Chris is primarily responsible for content design, course development, and delivery of educational programs, and he excels in helping clients to maximize the executive value achieved across GRC campaigns.

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