The Data Diva E118 - Nicole Stephensen and Debbie Reynolds
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Debbie Reynolds, "The Data Diva" talks to Nicole Stephensen, Owner, and Partner, of IIS Partners, Australia. We discuss the importance of privacy in the education sector. Stephensen believes that not enough is being done to protect privacy in this area and that privacy professionals must be more involved in shaping policy and practices. Reynolds agrees, and the two discuss ways privacy pros can make a difference. Nicole describes the duty of care concerning children's safety and privacy in school environments. Companies developing technology in schools must be aware of the many levels of consent required. We discuss Data Privacy issues facing businesses today. Nicole’s work includes voluntary roles with the Australian Information Security Association (where she is a Fellow) and she was a founding board member of the Australia and New Zealand region’s first privacy industry membership association (iappANZ, which is now part of the global IAPP). She’s an active member of the Smart Cities Council for Australia and New Zealand (SCCANZ) and has an advisory role with its Center for Data Leadership.
The conversation also covers Nicole's work with the Smart Cities Council for Australia and New Zealand and her advisory role with the Center for Data Leadership. We discuss privacy by design needs to consider human behavior, privacy program culture and management, organizational resistance to privacy and compliance, and the latest privacy developments in Australia and the US national privacy landscape, and privacy requires a proactive strategy, not just reactions, Choice magazine article on facial recognition privacy concerns in Australia over new retail technologies, each change in policy needs to be examined for privacy considerations, 7-11 should be a case study in what not to do, technology and privacy decisions need context and her hope for Data Privacy in the future.