Stephen Cavey

Stephen Cavey is Co-Founder and Chief Evangelist at Ground Labs, where he leads a global team empowering its customers to discover, identify and secure sensitive data across their organizations. He leads its worldwide product development, sales and marketing and business operations and was instrumental in extending Ground Labs’ presence with enterprise customers.

Stephen has deep security domain expertise with a focus on electronic payments and data security compliance. He is a frequent speaker at industry events on topics related to data security, risk mitigation and cybersecurity trends and futures.

He started Ground Labs after holding leadership positions at Paycorp Holdings, a provider of integrated electronic payments solutions; he also held engineering roles with Webpay, a payment services provider later acquired by Fidelity, and Webtel, an early Australian ISP.

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Countries and economic unions around the world are adopting national privacy laws. Rather than state-by-state privacy legislation, wouldn’t it be easier to have one all-encompassing privacy law for the U.S.? Opinion Imagining a National Business Landscape Without a National Privacy Law If the current trend continues and more legislative bodies recognize the critical importance of consumer data protection, it is just a...

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How have recent data privacy regulations impacted the role of Chief Data Officer for organizations? Ground Labs’ Co-Founder and Chief Evangelist Stephen Cavey looks at the how the role has changed to fit today’s data standards. Data regulation is the new reality, requiring an ever-increasing depth of knowledge in compliance, law, security and privacy. Failure to adhere to the various, evolving regulations...

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Nearly half of companies remain noncompliant as we near the 13th anniversary of the PCI DSS, and these organizations are at serious risk of data breaches and regulatory fines. Ground Labs’ Steven Cavey provides an overview of the standard and tips to achieve compliance. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a set of requirements intended to ensure that...

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