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Looking to the Future: Essential Skills for CPOs


October 20, 2010

In a feature for GovInfoSecurity, Upasana Gupta quotes a scenario written by IAPP Board Chairman Nuala O'Connor Kelly, CIPP, CIPP/G, of GE and Michelle Dennedy of Oracle on the future of privacy in a fully networked world where between waking and 9 a.m. each morning, "you've already generated a terabyte of data in your personal account in the cloud." With ever-changing technology, Gupta writes, the top four skills privacy leaders will need in the decade ahead are the understanding of IT security and risk, encryption technologies, international privacy laws and the implications of cloud computing. The privacy profession, she writes, "is moving from regulatory compliance and breach notifications to being identified by development in various applications."
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