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Serious Privacy Podcast

Tailored for people who are interested in the hottest field in a technology world. Whether you are a professional who wants to learn more about privacy and data protection or someone who just finds this fascinating, we have topics for you. In-depth information on serious privacy topics.

 

These podcasts, hosted by K Royal and Paul Breitbarth, will feature open, unscripted discussions with global privacy professionals (those kitchen tables or back porch conversations) where you hear the opinions and thoughts of those who are on the front lines working on the newest issues in handling personal data. Real information on your schedule - because the world needs serious privacy.


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Previous Episodes

On this week’s episode  of Serious Privacy, Paul Breitbarth and K Royal discuss the new Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs) for international transfers that were adopted by the European Commission on 4 June 2021. These model contracts, that come in four modules, finally replace the old SCCs, some of which date back to the early 2000s. The modernised versions are fully GDPR compliant, embrace the accountability […]

On this week of Serious Privacy, Paul Breitbarth and K Royal connect with Dr. Eric Cole, on the release of his new book today Cyber Crisis – Protecting Your Business from Real Threats in the Virtual World.  Fascinating insight, especially given the Colonial Pipeline incident recently, but a book that is not intended to be fairytales and happily-ever-afters. Dr. Cole holds a master’s degree in computer science […]

On this week of #SeriousPrivacy, Paul Breitbarth and K Royal discuss the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, because three years ago from the day this episode was released (May 25, 2021), the GDPR went into effect.  And whether you consider it three years or or five (per this Twitter debate), it was a world-changing event. In this episode, they talk about the changes seen in […]

On this week of Serious Privacy, Paul Breitbarth and K Royal connect with Ray Everett, Founding Member & Chief Privacy Intelligence Officer at Data Secrets, a company that develops solutions focused on identifying risk wherever applications are accessing your data — in the public cloud, in SaaS applications, and on-premise. He has a long history working as a privacy professional, including at TrustArc, and was appointed […]

In this episode of Serious Privacy, Paul Breibarth and K Royal connect with the Global Privacy Officer at GameStop, Seán Dunne. He really knows the company well, given that he started in retail operations almost 12 years ago. Now, he is responsible for global data protection compliance with laws ranging from the familiar GDPR and CCPA, to the less well known Canadian anti-spam legislation, and the privacy laws of Australia and New Zealand. […]

Every year, in the final week of January, privacy professionals from around the world assemble in the north of Brussels for the Computers, Privacy and Data Protection Conference. In recent years, on the final day, the European Data Protection Law Review awards a young scholar award and hosts a panel to discuss the nominated papers. In this episode of Serious Privacy, Paul Breibarth and K Royal host […]

In this episode of Serious Privacy, Paul Breibarth and K Royal tackle the slew of development (or non-developments) in privacy around the world. What a week in privacy! We had the proposal for AI Regulation published in the EU, the UK adequacy opinion, and of course, several privacy bills in states around the US, and the United States Supreme Court decision in AMG Capital Management, LLC […]

Every year, in the final week of January, privacy professionals from around the world assemble in the north of Brussels for the Computers, Privacy and Data Protection Conference. In recent years, on the final day, the European Data Protection Law Review awards a young scholar award and hosts a panel to discuss the nominated papers. In this episode of Serious Privacy, Paul Breibarth and K Royal host […]

Every year, in the final week of January, privacy professionals from around the world assemble in the north of Brussels for the Computers, Privacy and Data Protection Conference. In recent years, on the final day, the European Data Protection Law Review awards a young scholar award and hosts a panel to discuss the nominated papers. In this episode of Serious Privacy, Paul Breibarth and K Royal host […]

Demonstrating compliance is certainly not always easy, but under many laws, including the GDPR, it is a mandatory requirement. To facilitate the process, codes of conduct and certification schemes are becoming more popular, and it is no wonder they have been included in the GDPR as well. As we are on the verge of seeing the first codes of conduct […]

This week on Serious Privacy, Paul Breitbarth and K Royal, connect with Wayne Unger, a recent law school graduate, that is already very much embedded in the privacy profession. As a non-traditional student, Wayne was an experienced professional and quickly dove into the academic side of privacy with the intent to combine the scholarship and practical side of privacy. Wayne has authored three law […]

Developments in privacy sometimes go so quickly, it is almost impossible to keep up. In this episode of Serious Privacy, K Royal and Paul Breitbarth, talk about many of these recent developments in order to bring you up to date again. Join us as we discuss the forthcoming stricter enforcement of cookie rules in France, a German court case prohibiting nudging end users towards accepting a privacy […]