Data privacy and data security – why they’re different, why they both matter

Published by Callsign

Initiatives such as Data Privacy Week are important in raising consumer awareness around data privacy. Not just in terms of the measures that they can take, but the very definition – and how it’s different from data security. That’s an important priority, because all too often, the two terms are used interchangeably. And while they are interlinked, it’s critical to understand the difference. Simply put, security is all about putting walls around your data and protecting it. Privacy is controlling who can then access your data within those walls. Read our article to discover more.

Download Now


Required fields*

Please agree to the conditions

By requesting this resource you agree to our terms of use. All data is protected by our Privacy Notice. If you have any further questions please email

Related Categories Data Security, Database Security, Data Center Security, Data-Centric Security, Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Data Masking Software, Encryption Key Management, Mobile Data Security, Secrets Management