International Association of Privacy Professionals

In conjunction with the celebration of its 10th anniversary on March 16, the International Association of Privacy Professionals is releasing a white paper on the future of the privacy profession entitled, “A Call for Agility: The Next-Generation Privacy Professional.”  When the IAPP initially was formed, the role of the chief privacy officer was newly emerging following the dot-com boom.  Over the past 10 years, the exponential increase in data collection and retention have propelled the privacy professional into senior levels of management.  Reflecting the growth of the privacy professional’s role, the IAPP’s membership has grown to include over 6,500 privacy professionals from businesses, governments and academic institutions across 50 countries.
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Lisa Sotto, head of the Privacy and Information Management practice of Hunton & Williams LLP, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (“IAPP”). The IAPP is the world’s largest association of privacy professionals and works to define, promote and improve the privacy profession through networking, education

On November 4, join our privacy professionals at the 31st International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners in Madrid, Spain.  Participate in various presentations on ways to manage the most challenging data protection issues in today’s global environment.  In addition, the International Association of Privacy Professionals (“IAPP”) will host a Data Protection and Privacy Workshop in conjunction with the conference.
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Don’t miss the 2009 International Association of Privacy Professionals’ (“IAPP”) Privacy Academy in Boston, MA, September 16-18th. The Academy provides various program topics on operational privacy and technology, as well as advanced breakout sessions focusing on today’s cutting edge privacy issues. We hope you will visit our privacy attorneys who are speaking on the following