State privacy officers look for ‘blind spots’ in IT projects

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On the Priorities podcast, Washington state Chief Privacy Officer Katy Ruckle says the role helps the state’s IT agency deliver on goals, as well as protecting data.

21 states now have chief privacy officers, with more on the way

by • 3 weeks ago

A NASCIO report found the role of chief privacy officers has grown considerably since 2019, though many hurdles remain.

A blueprint for privacy professionals across state government

by • 3 months ago

On the Priorities Podcast: Utah’s privacy lead Christopher Bramwell on training. New York CIO explains how to boost the state’s cyber posture.

Maryland lawmakers debate biometrics crackdown

by • 5 months ago

A bill would impose strict requirements on companies that collect biometric information, like facial scans and voiceprints, from their customers.

Utah auditor names statewide chief privacy officer

by • 8 months ago

Whitney Phillips, the Utah education board's privacy chief, was named to head one of two new privacy roles created this year.

Utah names first government operations privacy officer

by • 12 months ago

Christopher Bramwell, formerly a privacy director of the state’s human services department, must find new ways to protects residents' private data.

Ohio introduces data-privacy bill, skips private right of action

by • 12 months ago

Lt. Gov. Jon Husted said the legislation would provide the public tools to protect their privacy, but lawmakers skipped including a contentious clause that's stymied similar bills in other states.

Los Angeles must 'do better' on data privacy, controller says

by • 12 months ago

Los Angeles Controller Ron Galperin is calling for the creation of a privacy board that can hold the city accountable for its use of new technologies.

Arizona governor is latest to ban vaccine passports

by • 1 year ago

Gov. Doug Ducey is at least the sixth governor to prohibit government agencies from requiring people to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination.