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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

Answering your questions about China’s Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL).

Hear about the ADPPA, news about the European Data Protection Board plenary session, and a new bill that passed in MN on education technology & privacy for students.

Hear interviews with unsuspecting participants at the IAPP Data Protection Intensive: Nederland 2022.

Why is privacy the 4th leg of ESG? Because storing and processing data come with negative impacts on the environment.

Is GDPR the gold standard of data protection laws? Will Global Cross Border Transfer rules become a thing?

Privacy is more than a checklist, explains Shay Sharon.

What’s up with Connecticut, Roe v. Wade, and thousands of websites with leaky data and forms?

Victoria Beckman of Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit, breaks down a special report on cyberwarfare being conducted in Ukraine by Russia.

Paul Breitbarth introduces an episode where Dr. K Royal caught up with several individuals at the IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2022 held in Washington DC at the Marriott Marquis.

This episode of Serious Privacy heads south to Africa. Paul Breitbarth and Dr. K Royal chat with Teki Akuetteh, the first Executive Director of the Ghana Data Protection Authority and current Chair of the Africa Digital Rights Hub.

Paul Breitbarth and K Royal speak with Angelique Carson. The conversation flows from podcasts with its challenges and triumphs to how the privacy profession has grown over the past decade. Join us as we reminisce and review what it means to be in privacy,  the changes we’ve seen worldwide,  and our perspective on the state of this fascinating field.

Paul Breitbarth and Dr. K Royal connect with two of the biggest names in the privacy field, Chris Babel, the CEO of TrustArc and Hilary Wandall, Chief Compliance Officer at Dun and Bradstreet.