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Data Security & Privacy Predictions for 2022: Six Issues to Watch

1월 26, 2022

Are we here again? Although there were many developments over the last year, including a new administration in the White House, the start of 2022 sees us in a familiar place: enduring another phase of the pandemic, reading reports and warnings of major cyber incidents, and waiting for Congress to clarify privacy law in the United States.

Our predictions for 2022 are variations on enduring data security and privacy themes. Whether maturation of US state privacy laws, increased privacy and cybersecurity activity from China, or continued cyber incidents leading to federal government attention, this year will bring new challenges to businesses.

Read: 6 Issues to Watch in 2022


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