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More Outlets: As previously mentioned, ARMA Int’l, which
distributes the Information Disposition through its bookstore, has
seen promising interest in the book among its members. In 2018,
NAID hopes to see the book carried in more outlets serving data
and computer security professionals, health records managers, risk
managers and inside legal counsel.
Online availability: Again focused on increased distribution,
2018 will see Information Disposition published electronically on
AMAZON and possibly other e-book distributors.
Australian Breach Notification Preparation
On February 22, Australia will be the first country outside the
United States to have mandatory breach notification laws (although
all European Union countries will have them as of May 18 next
This has many ramifications for NAID members in Australia,
including heightened sensitivity on data security and that all
existing service contracts should be rewritten to acknowledge the
breach notification responsibilities of service providers.
In response, NAID-ANZ will turn to a prominent Australian privacy
compliance attorney to craft the correct contract language and
host a one-day workshop in Australia sometime in March to
educate members, unveil the new contract, and explain how the
new regulation can lead to new business as well as put existing
business at risk if the proper steps aren’t taken.
With the GDPR effective in May, NAID has a number of initiatives
that are essentially an extension of the program launched in
Luxembourg earlier this year.
Modify NAID Certification: Though it will not mean a significant
change, the gap analysis that was done this year has exposed a few
minor items within NAID Certification in Europe that need to be
modified to address GDPR compliance. That will be completed by
NAID Certification Recognition: Among the unique and creative
approaches built into the GDPR, one is the recognition of qualified
existing vendor certifications. These can be used by clients as a
replacement for their own due diligence. The EU Data Protection
Authority has not yet unveiled the complete process for obtaining
such recognition but NAID, through its consultants, is on top of
it. It is thought the compliance alignment and the Australia PSPF
endorsement will help with NAID Certification being approved by
Past is Prologue