Video: What role does IT play in privacy protection?

One of the side effects of the information age is that personal privacy has become a major concern for average citizens. And IT often bears much of the responsibility for safeguarding privacy.This episode of Sanity Savers for IT executives discusses how privacy concerns are influencing the standard operating procedures of IT.

One of the side effects of the information age is that personal privacy has become a major concern for average citizens. And IT often bears much of the responsibility for safeguarding privacy and protecting personal information. This episode of Sanity Savers for IT executives discusses some of the ways that privacy concerns are influencing the standard operating procedures of the IT organization.

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What role does IT play in privacy protection? One of the side effects of the information age is that personal privacy has become a major concern for average citizens. And IT often bears much of the responsibility for safeguarding privacy and protecting personal information. This episode of Sanity Savers for IT executives discussed some of the ways that privacy concerns are influencing the standard operating procedures of the IT organization.

By Jason Hiner

Jason Hiner is Editorial Director of CNET and former Editor in Chief of TechRepublic. He's co-author of the book, Follow the Geeks.