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CPO: "You Can't Prepare Enough"


May 23, 2011

HealthcareInfoSecurity has released a two-part interview with Kirk Herath, CIPP, CIPP/G, chief privacy officer of Nationwide Insurance Companies. In the interview, Herath discusses how to handle scrutiny after a breach incident--stressing the need for communications professionals to guide public relations. "At the end of the day," he says, "the worst thing you can do is look like you're not transparent." The interviews also cover the scope and scale of a privacy officer's job; a review of the Epsilon and Sony breach incidents; how to manage privacy during a breach incident; Herath's personal experiences managing privacy at Nationwide, and the privacy concerns brought on by mobile devices and cloud computing.
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