A successful privacy program is a complex undertaking. The privacy team needs to stay abreast of regulatory and statutory changes, watch for potential threats from both external and internal sources, assure compliance in existing or emerging business practices, respond to stakeholder inquiries, and provide privacy leadership to their organization, to name just a few responsibilities. With this many balls in the air, how can you quickly explain the key attributes of a successful program? In this exclusive for The Privacy Advisor, Bob Siegel, CIPM, CIPP/C, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, CIPT, suggests there are three As that answer this question: alignment, accountability and adaptability.
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