What are privacy officers talking about when they talk about privacy? And why is it important?
Sol Bermann is the Chief Information Security Officer and Executive Director of Information Assurance for the University of Michigan. He partners across the university working on strategic and operational IT security, privacy, and IT policy and compliance matters that have a broad impact on the university community and U-M’s mission.
Prior to joining U-M, Sol was the Director of International Privacy at Walmart, and previous to that was Chief Privacy Officer for the State of Ohio (the first ever specifically appointed state CPO). He is former Associate Director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Law and Policy Studies at the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, and was an adjunct faculty member in OSU's International Studies Program, with a teaching focus on privacy, law, policy and civil liberties.
Sol is a frequent writer and presenter on issues related to privacy and information security, including co-authoring “Information Privacy: Official Reference for the Certified Information Privacy Professional.” He also actively participates in a number of industry work groups. Sol holds a B.A from Beloit College, a M.A. from the University of Virginia, and a J.D. from Ohio State University Moritz College of Law.
The Higher Education Chief Privacy Officer Primer, Part 2: A Roadmap for Chief Privacy Officers in Higher Education
This second part of the primer on chief privacy officers in higher education provides a roadmap for those who are new to the role of privacy leadership or new to a campus environment.
The Higher Education CPO Primer, Part 1: A Welcome Kit for Chief Privacy Officers in Higher Education
The Higher Education Chief Privacy Officers Working Group has created this resource to serve as a welcome kit for CPOs in higher education. The CPO Primer (part one) is intended to provide an overview and introductory body of knowledge to help new CPOs (or those new to higher education) better understand their job and the challenges unique to colleges and universities. The main audience for this document is a CPO or person with primary institutional responsibility for privacy.