Using Object-Oriented Concepts to Develop a Conceptual Model for the Management of Information Privacy Risk in Large Organisations
Source: University of Pretoria
This paper presents a conceptual model for the management of information privacy risk in large organisations. The model is based on the similarities between the concepts of departments in large organisations and the object-oriented computer programming paradigm. It is a high-level model that takes a holistic view of information privacy risk management, and, as such, identifies risk in both manual and automated processes during the acquisition, processing, storage and dissemination of information. While conceptual in nature, the model is well suited to practical implementation due to the structure it derives from the object-oriented paradigm. The practical application of the model is demonstrated by way of an example scenario.