Startups and Chief Privacy Officers

The conventional wisdom is that startups don’t need to worry about data protection until they get bigger (how big do they need to be?).  In an article in the Washington Post, Raj Kapoor of the $2.8 billion Mayfield Fund said, these days privacy policies have become integral to his decisions about new tech investments. He’s seeing start-ups with just a handful of employees appoint a privacy officer to ensure new products and services are designed with data protection in mind.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/web-firms-face-increased-federal-scrutiny-over-internet-privacy/2011/04/06/AFvREp1C_story.html

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The consumer and corporate information guardian angel. Cybersecurity and privacy advice for my clients (and anyone else who cares about protecting their data or their companies).

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