Blog & Opinion


Over the last 10 years, the healthcare industry has embraced the Meaningful Use initiative, spending over $20 billion converting paper files to Electronic Health Records (EHR) and adopting computer systems for managing and processing sensitive data in a bid to advance patient care and become more efficient. The goal and logic of the program are sound – by democratizing data, providers, researchers, pharmacies, insurance companies and...

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Protegrity CEO Suni Munshani talks about Privacy Shield and GDPR: U.S. businesses should take a proactive approach now to advance data privacy measures within their own organizations. This requires both a cultural mindshift in the way that data is managed and controlled in the enterprise, as well as a greater emphasis on protecting the data itself as part of a modern secu­rity framework. By raising security standards to match those...

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In a guest post appearing in VentureBeat on May 25, Protegrity CEO Suni Munshani calls on consumers to join in a crusade to protect their personal information from being treated as an asset by companies looking to extract as much value from that data during bankruptcy proceedings, acquisition or otherwise going out of business.   What happens to the personal information of users when companies that collected that data close up...

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In an opinion piece published by Multichannel Merchant, Protegrity CEO Suni Munshani explains how the sale RadioShack’s customer lists to the highest bidder through bankruptcy proceedings made him wonder whether there’s a way for consumers to take matters into their own hands and join together to buy back their own data. It is republished below in its entirety. The original can be found here.   Last week one lucky bidder –...

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In an opinion piece published by Help Net Security, Protegrity CEO Suni Munshani argues that businesses must change their mindset and realize that they are not “owners” of their customers’ data that must be monetized, but rather “custodians” of data that needs to be protected. It is republished below in its entirety. The original can be found here. When U.S. President Barack Obama recently called upon education service providers to...

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The Arab Spring of Privacy Is Upon Us, Suni Munshani’s contribution to his Wired Innovation Insights blog on November 7, 2014 was picked up by the main Wired site. It is republished here in its entirety: Lately it seems not even a week goes by without news of a major data breach at one of our favorite retailers, banks or web sites. It’s become so common that each incident now follows a similar script: Company announces that tens of...

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