Q&A: IBM exec on breach notification laws, data security push

Wednesday, 3 May 2006, 12:43 AM EST

Breach notification laws and the growing globalization of business operations are forcing U.S. companies to pay more attention to the risks associated with having sensitive personal information under their control, according to Harriet P. Pearson, vice president of corporate affairs and chief privacy officer at IBM. Minimizing those risks is a challenge that requires a truly cross-functional effort involving security, technology, legal, audit and marketing organizations.

At Computerworld.

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