TROPT Webcast Episode 1: The Privacy Tech Landscape

We’re thrilled to have had overwhelming feedback and inquiries about what’s next since our inaugural Summit in June.

Among many other things, we’re testing The Rise of Privacy Tech webcast. The webcast’s main goal is to feature key players in the privacy tech space given our mission, which is to fuel privacy innovation by bringing together privacy tech innovators, investors, advisors, and advocates to bridge the privacy tech-capital-expertise gaps.

If have ideas or would like to get involved as a speaker or a sponsor, please let us know by emailing us at

We’ll be publishing episode video recordings and notes, beginning with this episode 1.

Episode Description

TROPT Founder, Lourdes M. Turrecha, welcomed TROPT advisors, Micky Finneran Dennedy (CEO, The iDennedy Project) and Melanie Ensign (CEO, Discernible, Inc.) as the first guests of the series. They discussed the privacy tech landscape, pulling from their combined decades of privacy expertise plus their current work as operators, advisors, founders, and consultants in privacy tech.

TROPT Webcast Episode 1: The Privacy Tech Landscape

Some Episode Takeaways

Information privacy is concerned with the collection, use, dissemination, retention, and other processing of personal information, including the associated individual rights that empower individuals to take control over their personal information. Whereas, information security is concerned with the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information (not just personal information, but also trade secrets, intellectual property, and other information that warrants securing) and the systems that process such information. The two domains intersect: privacy requires that personal information be secured during its entire lifecycle — from collection and use, to transit, storage, and destruction. But the privacy domain covers a breadth of inquiries beyond security, such as transparency (notice and consent), data minimization, purpose specification, individual rights, etc.

Episode Links

Founder & CEO @PIX_LLC @PrivacyTechRise | Privacy & Cybersecurity Strategist & Board Advisor| Reformed Silicon Valley Lawyer | @LourdesTurrecha

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