San Francisco, May 12, 2016 – TRUSTe, the leading provider of Data Privacy Management (DPM) compliance and risk management solutions, is proud to announce that TRUSTe Assessment Manager has been named a 2016 Legaltech Innovation Award Winner for Risk Management. The annual Innovation Award program recognizes the best in legal technology leaders, products, and projects across the legal community and the winners will be honored during Legaltech West Coast on June 13 in San Francisco.

TRUSTe Assessment Manager transforms how legal departments assess, analyze, and remediate global data privacy management risks. It was purpose-built for privacy teams and developed with the input of global businesses and legal professionals spanning a range of industries. The first dedicated SaaS privacy assessment solution in the market. Assessment Manager brings the benefits of automation to the privacy industry. Previously legal teams relied on manual tools such as spreadsheets, email or retrofitted GRC systems to address the unique nuances of privacy risk management.

“We are extremely proud to be recognized as having the most innovative risk management solution,” said TRUSTe’s CEO Chris Babel, “and we’re also honored to be recognized alongside a wide range of leading law firms and legal tech solution providers. It is important for us to continue pushing the boundaries on ways our clients can drive real, tangible value with the smart use of technology.”

The TRUSTe Assessment Manager platform comes pre-loaded with templates to address popular risk management use cases, including EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Vendor Management, Breach Notification, and Privacy Impact Assessments.  The friendly interface guides users through each step of the assessment using workflow based on the TRUSTe consulting methodology optimized over thousands of client engagements. The Platform is used by hundreds of companies either directly or with assistance from the TRUSTe Global Privacy Services team across all industries including pharma, healthcare, technology, and consumer products organizations

Key Features of TRUSTe Assessment Manager include:

  • Privacy Dashboard
  • Assessment Library
  • Automated Gap Analysis
  • Risk Scoring and Task Management
  • Centralized Repository
  • On-demand Compliance Reports

Nominations for the Legaltech News Innovation Awards, now in its 15th year, were made by the publication’s more than 40,000 readers; and a panel of judges comprised of Legaltech News and The Recorder editors selected the winners from hundreds of candidates.

TRUSTe will be demoing the Assessment Manager at Legaltech West Coast in San Francisco on June 13-14. Stop by booth #406 or find out more in the Emerging Technology session, “Counsel’s Toolbox: Innovation in Managing Digital Privacy Risk” on Tuesday 13th at 11:45am.

About TRUSTe

TRUSTe powers privacy compliance and trust by enabling businesses to use data across their customer, employee and vendor channels. We have nearly 20 years’ experience and a team of over 150 professionals dedicated to providing data privacy management solutions and services, including assessments, certifications and our SaaS-based Platform. The Data Privacy Management Platform provides control over all phases of privacy; from conducting assessments and implementing compliance controls to managing ongoing monitoring. Companies worldwide rely on TRUSTe to minimize compliance risk and protect their brand. For further information see