November 21, 2008
A Wealth of Data, and Nobody in Charge
Unlike corporations, few colleges have hired chief privacy officers
Wanted: scout to look out for Big Brother and his cousin, Data Breach. Evangelist to spread the word about what information can be shared. A shredder abettor who knows what is nobody's business. This person should also be prepared to help our college recover from embarrassing headlines about Social Security numbers gone missing.
Colleges may soon be running ads something like that for chief privacy officers, a