Regulators enforcing the latest laws expect companies to have intricate technical control of their data use, access and sharing, which means privacy decision-makers are now shopping for more potent privacy technology products. The products have improved but the market is often opaque. This first article in a two-part series about selecting privacy technologies examines four preliminary steps companies should take before the final decision process, and includes benchmarking based on the experience of Foot Locker’s CPO. Part two
will discuss key questions to ask vendors and top factors for the ultimate buying decisions. See “Privacy Tech Products Hold Promise but Sector Faces Hurdles
” (Dec. 8, 2021).