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She Said Privacy/He Said Security

Jun 9, 2022

Ron Whitworth is Chief Privacy Officer at Truist, the sixth largest bank in the U.S., which recently completed a merger of SunTrust and BB&T. He manages the Enterprise Privacy and Technology Office (EPTO) within Compliance Risk Management.

Ron is certified by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) as a Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP), a Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM), and Certified Information Privacy Professional for the United States, Canada, and Europe (CIPP/US, CIPP/C, and CIPP/E).

In this episode…

The evolution of technology has given rise to highly-regulated data privacy laws. In today’s digital era, organizations and privacy professionals need to modify their technology to comply with these laws. So, how can you implement a privacy program that complies with these advancements and secures your client’s data?

According to Ron Whitworth, automated data governance allows you to understand and manage your data. With this technology, you can make strategic and informed decisions about where your data is and how you’re using it, so you stay compliant while establishing trust with your consumers.

In today’s episode of She Said Privacy/He Said Security, Jodi and Justin Daniels talk with Ron Whitworth, Chief Privacy Officer at Truist, about implementing privacy programs in today’s changing privacy and security landscape. Ron shares some of the major privacy and security challenges banks face, how banking technology has evolved to comply with updated privacy laws, and how he manages data privacy amongst changing privacy and security standards.