Ensure alignment between security and privacy compliance programs and acts as a liaison to the information systems department

Collaborates with the information security officer to ensure alignment between security and privacy compliance programs including policies, practices, investigations, and acts as a liaison to the information systems department.

CPO functions with Collaboration to information security officer include:

  • Serve as an internal resource/consultant to the organization on privacy compliance related activities and serves as backup to the Security Officer when needed on security compliance related activities.
  • Serve as primary liaison to the community on federal and state regulations such as Privacy, IRB, and clinical & administrative systems. Serve as secondary liaison (under Security Officer) on any Data Security topics (as needed).
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