After Breach, State Office Hires CPO
DATA PROTECTION—U.S.July 8, 2011
After experiencing a breach that exposed the sensitive data of 3.5 million Texans, the state comptroller's office has hired a chief privacy officer. KXAN reports that Elizabeth Rogers will serve as the agency's first CPO. Comptroller Susan Combs said Rogers has the "experience, know-how and commitment to help ensure that a major data issue does not happen again here." Rogers will create privacy standards and conduct risk assessments for the agency, among other responsibilities.