HiSoftware to Present Digital Privacy Case Study with Department of Veterans Affairs at IAPP

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Organizations to Speak about Privacy and Collaboration Best Practices at IAPP Global Privacy Summit

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is tasked with safeguarding the protected health information (PHI) of more than 20 million veterans and its employees. John Buck, Director, VA Privacy Service, Department of Veterans Affairs, and Dana Simberkoff, Vice President, Public Sector, HiSoftware, will discuss the aggressive, proactive approach the VA has taken to data privacy across its enterprise platforms for interagency collaboration. Buck and Simberkoff will explore the VA’s comprehensive privacy practice at the IAPP Global Privacy Summit March 7-9 in Washington, DC.

The session, “The VA’s Battle for Privacy Protection: Best Practices from the Digital Front Lines,” will offer a framework of best practices for privacy and data risk management through automated compliance and collaboration on SharePoint. Buck and Simberkoff will discuss specific requirements for delivering a privacy program that makes it easier for users to “do the right thing” than to do the wrong thing.

For more than a decade, the IAPP Global Privacy Summit has been the place where the privacy community meets to exchange ideas. It is the largest and most anticipated privacy conference in the world. Privacy, security and data protection experts from around the globe meet for world-class education and networking opportunities and a forum to share insights. The Summit helps attendees expand their outlook and sharpen the skills and knowledge needed to excel in the privacy practice.

WHAT: Breakout Session - The VA’s Battle for Privacy Protection: Best Practices from the Digital Front Lines

WHERE:
Washington Marriott Wardman Park
2660 Woodley Road, NW
Washington, DC
HiSoftware will be in Booth 40 in the exhibit hall.

WHEN: Thursday, March 8, 2012 – 12:15 PM – 1:15PM

WHO:
John Buck, Director, VA Privacy Service, Department of Veteran’s Affairs
Dana Simberkoff, Vice President, Public Sector, HiSoftware

HiSoftware provides security, privacy and accessibility solutions to some of the largest US and international government agencies, as well as Global 2000 companies. More information about privacy challenges and technical solutions can be found at: http://www.hisoftware.com/solutions/hisoftware-compliance-sheriff/privacy-compliance.aspx.

About HiSoftware
HiSoftware is a leading provider of content-aware compliance and security solutions for the monitoring and enforcement of risk management and privacy guidelines across digital environments. The company’s solutions provide a data governance platform for content management and collaboration processes that support corporate and brand integrity, site quality, accessibility and confidentiality for public websites and portals, as well as intranets and SharePoint sites. HiSoftware’s customers include some of the largest US and international government agencies, as well as Global 2000 companies. For more information, visit http://www.hisoftware.com.

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