Utah names first chief privacy officer

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The privacy officer for Utah’s State Board of Education Whitney Phillips, CIPP/US, CIPM, has been named the state’s first chief privacy officer, StateScoop reports. Phillips will begin the role — which was created earlier this year by a law that also establishes a 12-member Personal Privacy Oversight Commission — at the end of the month. Utah Auditor John Dougall said Phillips will oversee 1,000 government entities in Utah, analyzing government practices, providing training, identifying risks and informing the legislature of solutions.
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