Alexander White, CIPP/C, CIPP/E, CIPP/G, CIPP/US, CIPM, CIPT, FIP

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South Carolina Department of Administration

Deputy CPO

As Deputy Chief Privacy Officer for the U.S. State of South Carolina, Alexander M. White serves as a state subject-matter expert on privacy. His office supports privacy compliance and best practices for over 70 state agencies and entities.
 
Alex is an attorney licensed in Illinois and the District of Columbia and an internationally-experienced speaker on privacy topics. He serves as a member of the IAPP's Privacy Bar Section Advisory Board as well as their Professional Privacy Faculty for certification training. On January 10, 2017, he was appointed by former Secretary Jeh Johnson to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee (DPIAC).
 
Prior to joining the State of South Carolina, Alex worked in the insurance industry in emerging issues, enterprise risk management, regulatory compliance, government affairs, and product development, including drafting and review of cyber liability forms. In addition to his IAPP certifications, he holds a variety of privacy, legal, cybersecurity, and risk management qualifications and is a two-time graduate of the University of Georgia, where he earned a bachelor's degree in history and a Juris Doctor.


 

 

Contributions by Alexander White

  • Incident Response Best Practices Roundtable Discussion
    Speaker at Columbia KnowledgeNet: December 6, 2018
  • Move Over, GDPR—The Newest Regulation is the “Insurance Data Security Law”
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2018
  • Privacy in Public Records: How Government Entities Walk the Line
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2018
  • A New Home for Your Blended Family: Adding Privacy to Security Incident Response
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2017
  • Federal and Beyond: Government Privacy from Every Angle
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2017
  • Insurance Data Security Model Law released for comment
    Privacy Tracker
  • Recipe for Success: A Chat with South Carolina’s Privacy and Security “Chefs”
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2016
  • Member of Privacy Bar Section Advisory Board 2016 - 2019
  • When the ""Opt"" Is Taken Out: The Duties of Public-sector Privacy Protection
    Speaker at IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2015
  • New Cybersecurity Regulatory Guidance for the Insurance Industry
    Privacy Tracker