Harvey Jang

Chief Privacy Officer & Counsel, Cisco

Security & Trust Organization

Harvey Jang is Chief Privacy Officer & Counsel for Cisco. He leads a team of lawyers, privacy professionals, and engineers responsible for developing and orchestrating Cisco’s global data protection policies, compliance capabilities, privacy engineering methodologies, certifications, and accountability frameworks.

He is an instructor for the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), a member of the Advisory Council for the Centre for Information Policy Leadership (CIPL), and a frequent speaker on topics related to privacy, security, data ethics, and information governance.

Harvey earned his B.A., magna cum laude, from UCLA and his J.D., cum laude, from UC Hastings College of the Law.

He is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional and Fellow of Information Privacy (by IAPP), Certified Information Security Manager (by ISACA), and Certified Information Professional (by AIIM).


October 21, 2020


Building trust through transparency and privacy by design

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

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

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

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.