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DHS Submits Annual Report on Privacy to Congress


November 8, 2013

In her first public communication, new U.S. Department of Homeland Security CPO Karen Neuman posted on the DHS blog that she has officially submitted the DHS Privacy Office’s 2013 Annual Report to Congress. “As the Privacy Office enters our tenth year,” she writes, “we will continue to ensure that DHS stays committed to protecting the privacy of all individuals, and providing the greatest level of transparency and accountability possible.” The report, which stretches to 86 pages, opens with a message from Deputy CPO Jonathan Cantor, who acted as CPO for much of the time the report covers, and outlines how the department accomplished goals related to its privacy and disclosure policy, advocacy, compliance, oversight and workforce excellence.
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