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 of their myriad responsibilities. With this many balls to keep in the air, how can you quickly explain the key attributes of a successful program?

This three-part series by Bob Siegel for The Privacy Advisor suggests there are three As that answer this question: Alignment, Accountability and Adaptability.

For a successful privacy program, use these three As

For a successful privacy program, use these three As: part two

Accountability and adaptability: Two of the three “A"s of a successful privacy program