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PRIVACY PROFESSION

October 4, 2013

In an in-depth feature for Data Informed, Eric Lucas highlights just a few of the key moments from this week’s IAPP Privacy Academy in Seattle, WA, quoting key concerns and tips from some of the speakers who addressed the international attendees. Howard Schmidt, for example, highlighted the profession’s challenges stemming from the link between privacy and security, noting, “Privacy and security are two sides of the same coin. Without security, you have no privacy. Privacy is the goal, security is the means.” Lucas also quotes several other privacy professionals, including keynote speaker Stewart Baker’s discussion of the “privacy panic” that spurred American privacy law. Meanwhile, Inside Counsel looks at how CPOs manage risk, focusing on insights from experts including Maureen Cooney, CIPP/US, CIPP/G, and Nuala O’Connor, CIPP/US, CIPP/G, at the recent Women, Influence and Power in Law conference.
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