Harvey Jang

Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, and Chief Privacy Officer Cisco

Cisco Legal

Harvey Jang is Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, and Chief Privacy Officer responsible for Cisco’s global privacy strategy, vision, and mission – compliance, market access, and differentiation. He leads a global team of privacy professionals, lawyers, and engineers in developing and operationalizing Cisco’s privacy policies and standards, privacy by design, and accountability frameworks and certifications. Harvey and team represent Cisco with regulators, standards bodies, non-governmental organizations, media, and customers on issues related to privacy, information governance, and data ethics. Harvey also serves on the Board of Directors for the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP); Advisory Board of the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF); Advisory Council of the Centre for Information Policy Leadership (CIPL); and as an IAPP instructor of privacy credentials (CIPP/US, CIPP/Europe, and CIP/Technologist). Harvey earned his B.A.s in Social Psychology and Business Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles, and his J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. He is a Certified Information Privacy Professional and Fellow of Information Privacy by IAPP, and Certified Information Security Manager and Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer by the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA).


January 11, 2023


Realizing the Value of Privacy Investment

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This CIPL-Cisco research report offers insights into the material business benefits that organizations are realizing from their Data Privacy Management Programs

January 24, 2022


Balancing Privacy for Good

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Privacy is a fundamental human right and business imperative. This Privacy Week, we’ll share why privacy is mission-critical for Cisco and our customers, and how we’re balancing it for good.

October 21, 2020


Building trust through transparency and privacy by design

3 min read

Privacy is a fundamental human right and business imperative critical to building and maintaining trust. Its principles of transparency, fairness, and accountability will guide us in this new, digital-first world.

October 12, 2020


Reliance on Video Teleconferencing Highlights the Importance of Security and Privacy

2 min read

Given the world’s recent dependency on video teleconferencing companies and technologies, it’s now more important than ever that users scrutinize the privacy implications of how these technologies are built, deployed, operated, and used.

October 28, 2019


Privacy is a Shared Responsibility

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Practical tips on what both companies and consumers can and should do to keep personally identifiable information private.

August 28, 2019


Boosting Trust with Industry-Leading APEC PRP Certification

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Cisco is now certified under the new APEC Privacy Recognition for Processors (PRP) System. Cisco, an advocate for safe and secure global data flows, is the eighth company to be PRP certified.