International Data Privacy Day 2023: Organisations brace for growing demand

The government in November 2022 released the draft Digital Personal Data Protection Bill for public consultation, making data privacy a more critical business priority for Indian companies

Sourabh Lele New Delhi

International data privacy day this year was more than an annual corporate event to pass resolutions for better online security and protection. Organisations of all sizes now need serious investments in the domain with ever-growing online threats, increased regulations, and rising demand for professionals.
On January 28, 1981, the Council of Europe – the human rights organisation founded post World War II – signed the Convention for the Protection of Individuals with Regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data. January 28 was first observed as a European Data Protection Day in 2007. At present, the United States, Canada, Nigeria, Israel, and 47 European countries celebrate the event.
The meaning of data privacy and data security has evolved over the years parallel to the development of modern-day computing and the internet. However, experts say data security and data privacy are not the same, even as they are being used intercha

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First Published: Jan 31 2023 | 11:06 PM IST

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