Chris Babel

Chris Babel is CEO of TrustArc. He has led the company through significant growth and transformation into a leading global privacy compliance and risk management company. Before joining TrustArc, Chris spent over a decade building online trust, most recently in the security industry as Senior Vice President and General Manager of VeriSign’s worldwide authentication services business. He holds a B.A. in Mathematical Methods in the Social Sciences and Economics with Highest Distinction from Northwestern University.


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TrustArc CEO Chris Babel highlights findings and themes from a recent report on the California Consumer Privacy Act and offers guidance on building an effective program for those organizations still at work on CCPA compliance. The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and a host of other regulations have elevated privacy compliance to the top of global business priority lists....

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TrustArc CEO Chris Babel shares insights into privacy-related news and discusses what companies can do – from shifting their perspective to making strategic course corrections – to gain a leg up on the competition. Chances are, many organizations have already experienced a major shuffling of roles and changing of processes to accommodate GDPR mandates. Still, many organizations did not fully operationalize privacy...

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Tech Solutions Emerging to Meet Increasing Regulation Privacy and data protection have challenged organizations for decades, but with companies’ increasing reliance on data to drive business, the old, manual processes and ad hoc program management tools no longer cut the mustard. Chris Babel of TrustArc discusses the recent progress made in the adoption of automated tools. Historically, most companies have addressed data...

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