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Google Creating Staff of Privacy Experts

DATA PROTECTION

August 23, 2012

Google is in the process of forming a “privacy red team” of experts to mitigate and iron out privacy risks and vulnerabilities in its products, ZDNet reports. According to a job post for a data privacy engineer, a red team member will work “to independently identify, research and help resolve potential privacy risks across all of our products, services and business processes in place today.” A ThreatPost report states the move by Google “to look critically at engineering and other decisions in the company’s products and services that could involve user privacy risks is perhaps a unique one.”
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