Trends Report

Avoid Corporate Scandal Caused By The Surveillance Economy

A Guide For CISOs To Stop Unethical Surveillance Tactics Before They Start

April 12th, 2019
Claire O'Malley, null
Claire O'Malley
With contributors:
Stephanie Balaouras , Enza Iannopollo , Elsa Pikulik , Peggy Dostie


Welcome to the era of widespread personal surveillance. Organizations have joined the government in collecting, analyzing, and storing oceans of personal data. The private sector is fully engaged in economically endorsed spying that is enabled by tech, encouraged by unscrupulous advertisers, and made difficult for customers to escape. In this report, we help security and risk leaders guide their firms to compete ethically against those using surveillance to discriminate, manipulate emotions, and modify behavior.

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