Forrester-Research-Inc.-logoForrester has published a data privacy report to help security and risk professionals navigate the complex landscape of privacy laws around the world.  Forrester created a data privacy heat map that highlights the data protection guidelines and practices for 54 different countries. Due to the dynamic nature of data protection legislation, information within the interactive tool is kept up-to-date with an annual update cycle, with the next update scheduled for Q3 2014.

The Interactive Data Privacy Heat Map: Privacy regulations vary from country to country and often conflict with each other. For a global organization, navigating the patchwork of global privacy regulations to develop appropriate privacy policies can be daunting. To help security and risk professionals tackle this challenge for their organization, Forrester has created a data privacy heat map.  By clicking on a country in the “Map View” as subscriber will to learn more about country-specific data protection and privacy regulations. Dive deep into the ratings by clicking on “More Detail” on any of the 54 shaded countries. Compare countries by clicking “Create PDF” and selecting those countries most important to your organization.

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Source: Forrester Research