Why 2020 is the Year of the Data Protection Officer and How to Deal With the Skills Shortage (Verdict)


Data privacy enforcement agencies around the world are ramping up judgements and penalties, while cybercriminals are doubling down with new ways to break into networks. With the dust still settling on GDPR, California lawmakers are altering the legislative landscape with the newly enacted California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Together, these factors could make 2020 the year of the data protection officer (DPO).