Contributor: David Hoffman, CIPP/US

David Hoffman, CIPP/US, is Director of Security Policy and Global Privacy Officer at Intel Corporation, in which capacity he oversees Intel’s privacy compliance activities, legal support for privacy and security and all external privacy and security policy engagements. Hoffman was a member of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s Online Access and Security Committee.  In 2005, Hoffman was appointed to the Department of Homeland Security’s Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee.  He also serves on the Center for Strategic and International Studies Cyber Security Commission. 

Hoffman has a JD from The Duke University School of Law, where he was a Member of the Duke Law Journal and has received an AB from Hamilton College.

Opinion

Privacy and the City

By David Hoffman

I have written on the need for adequate privacy protections to allow individuals to exercise their Right to Fail. For people to come together to collaborate and innovate, we need to make certain individuals can try new ideas. We need people to take risks and often fail, without running the risk that every failure will be catalogued forever in a virtual permanent record and those failures will be...

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Opinion

What’s One Way Organizations Can Be More Accountable? Privacy Education

By David Hoffman

Over the past ten years, the components of an accountable privacy program have evolved through a combination of privacy professional best practices (e.g. IAPP materials), scholarship (e.g. the Center for Information Policy Leadership Accountability effort) and regulator action (e.g. FTC consent orders). During the same period, the notice and consent model of privacy regulation has become...

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