61 episodes

The Power of Digital Policy is a podcast that teaches you and your organization how to balance the risks and opportunities that come with operating websites, social media, mobile applications, voice assistants, AI and other channels. Through a monthly focus on individual topics, such as accessibility, cookies, copyrights, social media faux pas, data breaches, and data privacy, you will learn how to develop guardrails to maximize digital opportunity and minimize risk. Whether you work for a startup, Fortune 500 company, nonprofit or the government, this podcast will help you get digital right.

The Power of Digital Policy Kristina Podnar

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The Power of Digital Policy is a podcast that teaches you and your organization how to balance the risks and opportunities that come with operating websites, social media, mobile applications, voice assistants, AI and other channels. Through a monthly focus on individual topics, such as accessibility, cookies, copyrights, social media faux pas, data breaches, and data privacy, you will learn how to develop guardrails to maximize digital opportunity and minimize risk. Whether you work for a startup, Fortune 500 company, nonprofit or the government, this podcast will help you get digital right.

    Protecting your brand in the ransomware era

    Protecting your brand in the ransomware era

    Ransomware is the primary threat for businesses these days and cybersecurity experts believe this criminal enterprise will reach new heights in 2022. Cohesity’s latest research points to strong consumer sentiment towards organizations that pay out on digital ransoms. What should you and your organizations do? Brian Spanswick, chief information and security officer at Cohesity, answers critical security and ransomware questions, including how to protect your brand.

    • 20 min
    The cost of ignoring website accessibility

    The cost of ignoring website accessibility

    Although the web has existed for over 32 years, only 2% of websites are accessible to people with disabilities. Despite increasing website accessibility-related lawsuits, designers and developers are not creating websites, web products, and web services with accessibility in mind. This gap is only growing with new technologies that allow websites to be made by anyone and faster than ever before. Stacey Turmel, an attorney with deep accessibility experience, explains how to prioritize accessibility in your organization and help drive the business bottom line.  

    • 39 min
    Traditional healthcare is missing younger consumers. What Gen Z wishes you knew!

    Traditional healthcare is missing younger consumers. What Gen Z wishes you knew!

    Compared with older generations, members of Gen Z (those ages 13-24) are feeling emotionally distressed by the pandemic but are less likely to seek help for their behavioral health challenges. They also get and process healthcare information differently than any other generation. How do you walk the tightrope and get the messaging right? Shavonne Reed, a healthcare communications expert focused on Gen Z sheds light on how to change your messaging and get it right for this new consumer generation.

    • 22 min
    What’s the story behind NFTs for marketing?

    What’s the story behind NFTs for marketing?

    KokoSwap is a unique decentralized platform that combines NFT trades (powered by the $KOKO token) with blockchain gaming to offer a seamless experience to the users. If you feel the need to reach for your dictionary to figure out what we’re talking about, don’t worry. Chris Clarke, Kokoswap’s CEO, breaks down the platform and the marketplace to help us all get up to speed.

    • 24 min
    Reinvent cybersecurity through crowdsourcing

    Reinvent cybersecurity through crowdsourcing

    Waze, Airbnb, Amazon, and Uber have one thing in common: they use the power of the masses with applications to benefit an even more significant number of people. All are innovative ideas powered by data. What if we could do the same for the cyber world and give cybersecurity professionals an advantage by crowdsourcing data? Philippe Humeau explains how CrowdSec is making this happen daily.

    • 28 min
    The crusade to protect digital privacy

    The crusade to protect digital privacy

    The pandemic has fueled the propagation of technology and tendencies toward spending time online. It has also fueled cheap access to consumer personal data that has flooded the marketplace. Information abuse is on the rise and presents a serious problem for individuals. It is also a growing security threat to business security as the data is used for social engineering and breaching protocol. In this episode, we discuss the trends and how individuals and organizations can fight back with digital policy.

    • 28 min

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