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McQuay Discusses Demonstrating Accountability

ONLINE PRIVACY

April 29, 2011

In this Daily Dashboard Q&A, Nymity President Terry McQuay discusses the renewed look at accountability as it applies to data privacy. McQuay says accountability involves organizations being "responsible for personal information" and able to "account for it" within the organization when it flows to business partners by demonstrating the status of their privacy program to internal stakeholders. McQuay says there are three main organizational drivers for accountability, and he discusses accountability-related developments in the legislative and regulatory communities. McQuay will talk more about "demonstrating accountability" at next week's IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium.
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