Privacy threshold assessment/privacy impact assessment

Personal data use, storage, and access are regulated and a company would be fined if they did not handle the data properly. There are two policies that we need to look at and these are the privacy threshold assessment and the privacy impact assessment. Let us now look at these:

  • Privacy threshold assessment: This assessment is to help identify personal information, described as either Personally Identifiable Information (PII), Sensitive Personal Information (SPI), or Public Health Information (PHI), as used in information security and privacy laws.
  • Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA): A PIA is an analysis of how personally identifiable information is collected, used, shared, and maintained. ...

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