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IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2021

Join the Team! Insights from NIST's Privacy Workforce Public Working Group

October 21, 2021 | 12:00 – 1:00 PM PT | In-person

Panelists:
Mary Chaney, CIPP/US, Director, Information Security and Privacy, ESPERION Therapeutics
Melanie Ensign, CEO, Discernible
Dylan Gilbert, Privacy Policy Advisor, NIST
J. Trevor Hughes, CIPP, President & CEO, IAPP

A skilled and knowledgeable workforce is a critical pillar of an effective privacy program, but demand is outpacing supply. The NIST Privacy Workforce Public Working Group (PWWG) has gathered hundreds of experts from around the world to create task, knowledge, and skill statements aligned with the NIST Privacy Framework and NICE Framework to support the development and recruitment of a robust workforce capable of managing privacy risk. In this session, hear from PWWG leadership about this collaborative effort, including key insights and challenges with workforce development, and how to get engaged to build this community resource.

What you will learn:

  • Learn basic information about the PWWG effort, including the initiative’s goals, progress to date, and how to join.
  • Gain insights into how PWWG members are developing a privacy workforce taxonomy and the important lessons learned from the process so far.
  • Hear from industry leaders about current and future challenges in developing a workforce capable of managing privacy risk.

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Help Wanted: Growing a Workforce for Managing Privacy Risk, Roundtable Discussion

October 21, 2021 | 2:30 – 3:30 PM PT | In-person

Moderator: 
Dylan Gilbert, Privacy Policy Advisor, NIST

A skilled and knowledgeable workforce is a critical pillar of an effective privacy program, but demand is outpacing supply. In May 2021, NIST launched the Privacy Workforce Public Working Group (PWWG) with hundreds of experts from around the world collaborating to create task, knowledge, and skill statements aligned with the NIST Privacy Framework and NICE Framework to support the development and recruitment of a workforce capable of managing privacy risk. Join NIST for a roundtable discussion to learn about this collective effort and provide input.

What you will learn:

  • Find out about the PWWG and how to engage.
  • Learn about the PWWG’s work to date, including challenges and lessons learned.
  • Provide input on growing a workforce for managing privacy risk.

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Created August 17, 2018, Updated October 14, 2021