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Fredland on Social Media and Healthcare

DATA PROTECTION—CANADA & U.S.

May 24, 2013

Valita Fredland, CIPP/US, associate general counsel and chief privacy officer at Indiana University Health, detailed the types of social networking breaches faced by healthcare institutions for the crowd at the IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium. This feature for The Privacy Advisor highlights Fredland’s insights, including that education and training should be part of the privacy team’s operations not only to avoid embarrassing breaches but also the social engineering scams that could lead employees to voluntarily give information to nefarious actors without realizing it.
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