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Privacy Framework

A tool to help organizations improve individuals’ privacy through enterprise risk management


The NIST Privacy Framework is a voluntary tool developed in collaboration with stakeholders intended to help organizations identify and manage privacy risk to build innovative products and services while protecting individuals’ privacy.

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