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Heather Burns

Speaker Bio

Heather Burns is a digital law specialist in Glasgow, Scotland. She researches, writes, and speaks extensively on laws, regulations, and political issues which impact the craft of web development. She has been designing web sites since 1997 and was a professional web designer from 2007-2015. She holds a postgraduate certification in internet law and policy from the University of Strathclyde.

Workshop: Building privacy-conscious projects

Friday 12th April 2019 (afternoon)

Protecting your users’ data is the most important thing you will ever do as a developer, but it isn’t always easy to know where to start.

Last year at PHP Yorkshire, we learned how to integrate the Privacy by Design framework into your development workflow. This year we're expanding on those lessons to learn how to integrate best privacy practice across your project on the governance, project, and code levels. You'll learn how to define a healthy approach to project privacy; integrate privacy as a fundamental project value; evaluate your project for gaps in resourcing and expertise; and access the growing body of code, design, and resource libraries available to help you along the way.

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